Scholarship Michiko Hirayama


Chosen unanimously for the scholarship "Michiko Hirayama" turned out to be OLGA VLASOVA


Vlasova Olga was born in Moscow. In 2012 has graduated from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory and in 2014 completed her assistantship and training at the Department of Contemporary Choral Performance. Has participated in such master classes on modern music performance as: Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (Darmstadt, 2016); Linea’s Summer Academy of contemporary music (Strasbourg, 2014); the 8th impuls Academy of contemporary music (Graz, 2013); master classes with Stuttgart Neue Vocalsolisten and UMS’n JIP (Moscow, 2012/2011). In 2012 has studied baroque music performance at the Austria Barock Akademie (Gmunden, 2012).

Has worked as a conductor and chorus master in such operas as “Svadba” by Ana Sokolovic, “Cantos” by Alexey Syumak (main conductor Teodor Currentzis, the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre, 2017/2016); “Sverliytsy” by Dmitri Kourliandski (stage director Boris Yukhananov, ArtPlay Design Centre, 2012).

Director and a member of the interACTive vocal ensemble.

As a solo artist has collaborated with the ensemble of medieval music "Labyrinthus" and with the Moscow ensemble "Studio of New Music" and with the Moscow Ensemble of Contemporary Music.

The winner of numerous contests and festival awards, including the First Boris Tevlin International Competition of Choral Conductors (Moscow, 2014) and the “Golden Ratio” International Vocal Competition (Moscow, 2015).

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