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Iraida Yusupova (1962-); RUS

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Iraida Yusupova

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Composer Iraida Yusupova was born in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) on 20 February, 1962, and graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory in 1987. She is the author of two operas, two symphonies, six cantatas, three concertos, numerous chamber works, and a large body of electro-acoustic compositions. Yusupova has written extensively for film and theater, as well as for the concert stage. Her works have won her several awards, including second place at the International Electroacoustic Conference (Boston, 1994), and has recently been selected by a group of Moscow journalists as among the top ten most notable Russian modern composers.

Yusupova is a member of the Composers' Union of Russia, the Association of Contemporary Music (ACM), and the Theremin Center; she has participated in a large number of contemporary music festivals, including regular performances at the Russian festivals "Alternativa," "Moscow Autumn," and "Moscow Forum." She has likewise participated in festivals elsewhere in Europe, including the "Gidon Cremer" Festival in Lockenhouse, Austria, the "Gent-Moscow-Gent" Festival in Gent, Belgium, and the "Klang och Rubel" Festival in Sweden.

Since 1990, Yusupova has spent considerable time writing music for Russian films, with dozens to her credit, including, "The Date," "Farewell," "Moscow Nightmusic," and "Thrown with the Wind" which won first prize at over forty film festivals. She is a prominent member of the Filmmakers' Union of Russia.

Iraida Yusupova
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