"In an uncompromising modern and incredibly sonorous language the composer challenges her audience to absolute attention."
- Nils Petersen, Neue Musikzeitung
Aigerim SEILOVA is a Kazakh composer based in Hamburg, Germany.
After graduating with honors in Composition from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Leonid Bobylev and Yuri Kasparov, she studied with Elmar Lampson and Georg Hajdu at the Hamburg University of Music and Drama. Her compositions include works for solo instruments, chamber ensembles and orchestra, which have been performed by ensembles and orchestras at such festivals as “Spring in the Negev”, “next_generation 6.0”, “Blurred Edges”, “Nauryz XXI”, and “Festival International de Musique Universitaire”, in Kazakhstan, Russia, Israel, Germany, France, Austria and USA.
In 2016 she joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Tanglewood Music Center as a Composition Fellow.
Currently Aigerim Seilova is pursuing a Dr.Sc.Mus. degree at Hochschule für Music und Theatre Hamburg.
Seilova will be the recipient of the Hindemith Prize. of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival 2019, promoting outstanding contemporary composers,.
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