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Zoltan Almashi

Zoltan Almashi was born in Lviv on January 22, 1975. He graduated from the Lviv Musical Academy as a cellist and composer, in 1998 and 1999, respectively, in the class of Professor Yurii Laniuk. He continued his studies as a composer at the Kyiv Conservatory under Professor Yevhen Stankovych.

Almashi is a soloist of the National Ensemble of soloists Kyiv Camerata, he was a member of the ensembles Ricochet, New Music in Ukraine, and Nostri temporis. He is a founder and creative director of the Levko Revutskyi String Quartet, as well as co-founder and director of the Gulfstream Chamber Music Festival in Kyiv.

Selected works

Way and Illusions (2020)

Performed by Zoltan Almashi

Album released by Golka Records

youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_kp-qAf1f_mnTv_r_woOI7QrU9-sCiPvWU


And the leaf will be carried by the waters of the river… for orchestra (2008/2020)

Performed by Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Roman Rewakowicz

11 September 2020, Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall

youtu.be/kAXToAEJYfQ


Chamber Cantata for violin and string orchestra (2015)

Performed by Sinfonietta Cracovia Orchestra, conductor: Jurek Dybal, violin: Mariana Skrypa

23 April 2022, Gallery of 19th-century Polish Art, Krakow

youtu.be/Z9kGUCP8ey8


String quartet No. 4, Poltava (2018)

Performed by Levko Revutskyi String Quartet

27 November 2020, Recording House of Ukrainian Radio, Kyiv

youtu.be/ejJqz8Df3Mk


String Quartet No. 2 (2008/2021)

Performed by Royal String Quartet

8 September 2021, Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio, Warsaw

youtu.be/lhlwC6aCY_0


Chamber Symphony No. 1 (2007)

Performed by National Ensemble of soloists Kyiv Camerata, conductor: Valerii Matiukhin

youtu.be/g9PhpqCL3vM


Symphony No. 2, An Island (2012)

Performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, conductor: Volodymyr Sirenko

21 October 2012, Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall

youtu.be/ywM7Z3X_-Ds

Awards

Zoltan Almashi is the recipient of the Levko Revutskyi (2003) and Borys Liatoshynskyi (2012) Prizes of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.


He is a laureate of the Sergei Prokofiev International Competition in Mariupol, in 1998 as a cellist, and in 2000 as a composer.


Funded by the Stabilisation Fund for Culture and Education of the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut. goethe.de

Project team: Les Vynogradov, Albert Saprykin, Mariia Tytova, Polina Horodyska, Daria Vdovina, Dmytro Babenko, Olha Sauh