Chiyoko Szlavnics
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journey 2 - to listen: compositions
journey 3 - to read: articles/publications
journey 4 - about: biography
journey 5 - upcoming
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Upcoming, Current, Recent...

October 16-24, 2020
Performing during the:
HARMONIC SPACE FESTIVAL 2020: JAMES TENNEY          > Festival website

October 21, 2020
Performance of: Quick Figure,
Freehand Poitras, and Partial Response

Performers: Johnny Chang, Sarah Saviet,     > Concert Information
Judith Hamann, and Fredrik Rasten

At km28 in Berlin                                                   > km28
Harmonic Space Festival 2020                           > Festival website

October 3, 2020
WDR Radio Broadcast                                          > Information
Open Sounds: Studio Elektronische Musik
"Sinusitus" by Leonie Reineke

August 29, 2020
Oracles I-V (listening spaces)
NEW: World Premiere
Ensemble Contrechamps           > Contrechamps
Bellelay Abbey, Switzerland       > Bellelay Abbey

April 3, 2020
Oracles I-V (listening spaces)
[Scheduled World Premiere cancelled]
Ensemble Contrechamps        > Contrechamps
Archipel Festival 2020             > Archipel
Geneva, Switzerland

Nov. 29, 2019, 20h
Sonar Quartett
Florian Waldeck Saal,Mannheim      > More information

Oct. 26, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2020
Exhibition: Sound Art?
Szlavnics's drawings & compositions
Curator: Arnau Horta
Juan Miró Foundation
Barcelona                            > Information

April 6, 2019
Quick Figure & This is only here. This is only now.
Performed by Evie Hilyer & Amalia Young
Curated by Jennifer Lucy Allan
Kammer Klang, Cafe Oto, London, UK         > Kammer Klang

Nov. 8, 2018
Her Teeth Were White
Performed by Nathan Petitpas,
Thin Edge New Music Collective              > Thin Edge
Canadian Music Centre, Toronto              > CMC

Oct. 5, 2018
During a Lifetime
Performed by Konus Quartett                            > Konus Quartett
Musikprotokoll, Steirischer Herbst, Austria

Sept. 28, 2018
Her Teeth Were White
Performed by Matthew Teodori,
Line Upon Line percussion
First Street Studio, Austin, TX         > First Street Studio

Sept. 20, 2018
Triptych for AS I-III
Performed by Collective Mycelium         > Collective Mycelium
Fonderie Kugler, Genf, Switzerland

Sept. 7, 2018
Triptych for AS I-III
Performed by Collective Mycelium      > Collective Mycelium
Musikfestival Bern                                   > Musikfestival Bern
Dampfzentrale Bern, Switzerland         > Dampfzentrale

May 12, 2018
Ephemeralities: Listening Being(s)     > INFORMATION
Performed by Hannes Lingens and
Jonas Kocher, accordions
Public Presentation of
a new work in progress
for 2 accordions and sinewaves

At: 7hoursHAUS19, Berlin     > 7hoursHAUS19

With thanks to Musikfonds for financial assistance.

April 11, 2018
Performance of Triptych for AS I-III
by Kollektiv MYCELIUM
Sphärenmusik festival                    > Sphärenmusik
at Theater Stok, Zurich                   > Location

February 25, 2018
Performance of (a)long lines: we'll draw our own lines
by Ensemble Musikfabrik        > Ensemble Musikfabrik
at the WDR in Cologne            > WDR

October 21/22, 2017
Premiere of Memory Spaces (appearances)
Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop       > Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop
Donaueschinger Musiktage              > Donaueschingen

September 23rd, 2017
Premiere of Constellations V & VI
Performed by Eve Egoyan                         > Eve Egoyan
at the Klangspuren Festival, Austria        > Klangspuren

September 19th, 2017
"Constellations I-III"
Performed by Eve Egoyan              > Eve Egoyan
Unerhörte Musik, BKA, Berlin        > Unerhörte Musik

Canadian Composer Series
Another Timbre CD #108, Chiyoko Szlavnics, "During a Lifetime"
Featuring: Konus Quartett and Apartment House

To order a CD please send an email to:

cd (at)

or visit Another Timbre

March 25th, 2017
Premiere of "Flutter"
Sonar Quartett                      > Sonar Quartett
Akademie der Künste,         > Akademie der Künste
Maerzmusik                           > Maerzmusik

March 3rd, 2017
Mind is Moving...
Performance by yarn | wire                > yarn | wire
at Montréal Nouvelles Musiques.      > MNM

Jan. 18th, 2017
Constellations I-III
Ensemble Platypus           > Ensemble Platypus
Konzerthaus, Vienna

Sept. 23 - Nov. 2, 2016
Residency: Civitella Ranieri, Italy           >   Civitella Ranieri

May 1st, 2016
Constellations I-III
Antoine Françoise, piano
Contrechamps, "Électrons sonores"           >   Contrechamps
at Studio Ansermet, Geneva.

Dec. 4th, 2015
Mind is Moving...
Premiere performance by yarn | wire (commissioner)                >   yarn | wire
at National Sawdust, New York.                                                        >   National Sawdust

Nov. 24th, 2015
During a Lifetime (Veneration, Spectra)
Performance by Konus Quartett                                                     >   Konus Quartett
at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.                    >   HCMF

Oct. 13th, 2015
During a Lifetime (Veneration, Spectra)
Premiere performance by Konus Quartett (commissioner)                >   Konus Quartett
at Dampfzentrale, Bern, Switzerland.                                                        >   Dampfzentrale

Additional Canadian performances:
Oct. 17th, Guelph; Oct. 19th, Toronto; Oct. 20th, Ottawa

June 4th, 2015
Constellations I-III
Performed by Kenneth Karlsson
Only Connect Festival of Sound, Oslo, Norway.        >   Only Connect

May 8th, 2015
Constellations I-III
Performed by Joseph Kubera
Tectonics Festival (New York), Issue Project Room.         >   More Information

April 24, 2015, 8:30pm
Constellations I-III, Structures in the Mind's Eye
Performed by Petra Ackermann and Philipp Meier
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich.                                            >   Kunstraum Walcheturm
Presenter: ignm Zurich.                                                           >   ignm Zurich

Oct. 18, 2014, 11am
"Inner Voicings" premiered by Klangforum Wien           >   Klangforum Wien
Donaueschinger Musiktage 2014
                                        >   Donaueschinger Musiktage 2014
Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
Six original drawings exhibited.
My heartfelt thanks to Armin Koehler and Bernd Kuenzig,
and the Experimental Studio, SWR.
                                                        >   Experimental Studio des SWR
(Score & parts finalised & printed by notengrafik berlin)

Oct. 9, 2014
Yarn/Wire give U.S. premieres of Constellations I-III & IV           >   Yarn/Wire
at the Issue Project Room, New York City.                                     >   Issue Project Room

June 25-July 31, 2014
Drawings exhibited in: "Der unfassbare Klang",
Curated and organised by Christoph Herndler &
Florian Neuner, on display at Maerz, in Linz, Austria.     >   Maerz
With a symposium at the Kepler Salon on June 28th:     >   Kepler Salon

Music by Chiyoko Szlavnics
Featuring: Dirk Rothbrust, Ensemble musikFabrik,
& Asasello Quartet.

A small number of CDs are still available at !!!

Feb. 21, 2014, 7:30pm
Premiere of new works, "Openings I" & "Constellations IV"
Performed by Ensemble Transmission                                            >   Ensemble Transmission

Presented and commissioned by New Music Edmonton,
          >   New Music Edmonton 2013/14
Muttart Hall, Edmonton, Canada.

Jan. 22, 2014, 9pm
Radio broadcast, a wonderful portrait             >   SRF2 Musik unserer Zeit
by Florian Hauser on Swiss SRF2

Nov 27, 2013, 11pm
Radio broadcast of "Reservoir (symphonic)" on SWR2      >   Jetzt Musik
Part 1/2 of the "Attacca" Concert on Nov. 16th,
                       >   Webradio
RSO Stuttgart des SWR, conducted by Lucas Vis.

Nov 16, 2013
Premiere of "Reservoir (symphonic)" for orchestra & sinewaves,
in the "Attacca" Concert, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR,
      >   Radio-Sinfonieorchester des SWR
Conducted by Lucas Vis in the Hegelsaal, Liederhalle, Stuttgart.
Score & parts set by notengrafik berlin.

May-Oct, 2013
Residency at La Cité des Arts Internationale, Paris                                     >   Cité des Arts
Graciously funded by the Senate Chancellory - Cultural Affairs, Berlin
     >   Cultural Affairs, Berlin

May 12, 2013
Premiere of "Materia / Immateria" for orchestra & sinewaves     >   Tectonics Festival Glasgow
Performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra                  >   BBC Festival Website
Conducted by Ilan Volkov. Glasgow.

April 30, 2013
Radio portrait by Thomas Groetz broadcast
on Deutschlandradio Kultur: Neue Musik, 00:05.      >   Livestream

April 9, 2013
"Ruhe, Stille, Bleiben. bleiben" premiered by                                    >   Susanne Zapf
Susanne Zapf and Theo Nabicht at Unerhoerte Musik, Berlin        >   Theo Nabicht

Jan 16-March 10, 2013
Drawings presented in: "Volume: Hear Here"     >   Exhibition website
an exhibition curated by Christof Migone            >   Christoph Migone
Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto                    >   Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

Nov 22, 2012
Rie Mukai performs "Constellations I-III" for piano & sinewaves
in the concert series: "Achtundachtzig Klaviere: Winter Music (piano forte)",
Curated by Georg Nussbaumer, for OOE Kultur, Linz, Austria.
                                    >   Georg Nussbaumer

July-Sept 2012
Residency at Villa Aurora, Los Angeles     >   Villa Aurora

Feb 5, 2012
Frau Music (nova), Portrait Concert                                                                        >   Dirk Rothbrust
Featuring Dirk Rothbrust, Asasello Quartett, Ensemble musikFabrik
           >   Ensemble musikFabrik
at the Deutschlandfunk in Cologne
                                                                        >   Asasello Quartett
                                                                                                                                         >   Deutschlandfunk

Sept 9 - March 7, 2012
Exhibition of visual artworks: "London/Berlin: Anschlüssel"
Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin                                 >   Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings

& Centre for Recent Drawing, London
                                           >   C4RD
Curator: Andrew Hewish

July 15, 2011
Violin duos performed by Angharad Davies & Sara Hubrich       >   Music We'd Like to Hear
"Music We'd Like to Hear", London.

May 28, 2011
Eve Egoyan premieres "Constellations I-III" for piano & sinewaves      >   Music Gallery
at the Music Gallery. Toronto.

May 22, 2011
"Acclines" performed at the Elastic Arts Foundation, Chicago.

Sept '10 - March 2011
Drawings exhibited at Gelbe Musik, Berlin.

July - Dec 2010
Interior Landscapes Concert Series, Haus 19, Berlin.                            >   Haus 19
With performances by Daniela Strasfogel, Biliana Voutchkova,
Ute Wassermann, and Natalia Pschenitschnikova

Oct 2010
Exhibition at the Canadian Music Centre, Toronto.            >   CMC

June 14, 2010
Interrobang performs "(a)long lines" at Birmingham Conservatory, UK.
Programmed and directed by Simon Cummings

Jan & Feb 2010
Wet Ink performs "Triptych for AS" at various venues around New York.        >   Wet Ink

July 14, 2009
Sonar Quartett performs "Gradients of Detail"         >   Sonar Quartett
at the Akademie der Kuenste. Berlin.                          >   Akademie der Kuenste

Nov 2008
Quatuor Bozzini performs "Gradients of Detail"                                          >   Quatuor Bozzini
at Bludenzer Tage Zeitgemaesser Musik (BTZM). Bludenz, Austria.       >   BTZM