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08/2023 impuls – AT

#ulyssesforukraine are activities organised by the partners of the ULYSSES Network to support Ukrainian musicians in time of war.

Ukrainian composer Anna Korsun is one of the winners of the 2020-2021 impuls composition competition. Klangforum Wien performs Korsun’s new commissioned work by impuls in August 2023 during the impuls Festival and invites the composer to a series of seminars and talks. Korsun’s new commission is supported by ULYSSES.


August 2nd, 19.30, Helmut List Halle | Graz

Concert with Klangforum Wien | Johannes Kalitzke conductor

Premiering impuls competition commissions by Maurizio Azzan, Oren Boneh, Sachie Kobayashi and Anna Korsun plus a work by former winner Malin Bång


August 2nd, 18.30 | Helmut List Halle | Graz

Composers´Talk | Johannes Kalitzke moderation

Maurizio Azzan | Oren Boneh | Sachie Kobayashi | Anna Korsun | Malin Bång


August 3rd, 9.00-11.00 | KUG Florentinersaal | Graz

Meet the Composer

Johannes Kalitzke moderation

Maurizio Azzan | Oren Boneh | Sachie Kobayashi | Anna Korsun | Malin Bång


Composer Anna Korsun. Photo: Alberto Novelli | Villa Massimo

Anna Korsun (born in 1986, Ukraine) is a composer, sound artist and performer based in Germany. She studied composition in Kiev and Munich with Moritz Eggert.
Anna combines in her creativity musical composition, installation, performance and sound art. She works for different formations from solo to orchestra, including acoustic instruments, voice, electronics and sounding objects. She collaborates with visual arts, dance, theatre and literature. Anna involves into her works both professional and amateur musicians, as well as non-musicians. Besides an activity as an artist Anna performs contemporary music as vocalist/keyboard instruments, directs musical projects and teaches composition at the Amsterdam conservatory, as well as at international courses.
She participated at international festivals such as eclat, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, ISCM, Warsaw Autumn, Festival Musica Strasbourg, worked with Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, SWR Vokalensemble, ensemble mosaik, ascolta, ensemble modern, AskoSchoenberg, Camerata Silesia, Silbersee, Bavarian Academy of Theater August Everding, Ludwik-Solski-Academy for performing arts in Krakow, LOH-Orchester, Thüringer Symphoniker. She was artist-in-residence at Villa Massimo in Rome, Residency for New Music Goethe Institute Canada, Academy Schloss Solitude, Cité internationale des arts in Paris and others. Anna was awarded the Prize of Christoph-and-Stephan-Kaske-Foundation, Gaudeamus Award, Kunstpreis Berlin and Open Ear of Trillende Lucht Foundation.


Organized in partnership with :
impuls - AT
Anna Korsun