Robert Henke

Robert Henke is a pioneering electronic musician, sound artist, and co-founder of the renowned music software company Ableton.

Robert Henke is a composer, artist and software developer, mainly known for his contributions to electronic music and for his laser works. His audiovisual installations are based on self written software and explore a fragile balance between determination and chance operations to create complex behaviours and endless variations in expression.
His musical work oscillates between ambient, contemporary music and club. His long term project Monolake became one of the key icons of a new electronic club culture emerging in Berlin after the fall of the Wall. He is one of the main creators of Ableton Live, a software which became the standard for music production and completely redefined performance of electronic music.
He writes and lectures about the creative use of computers and held teaching positions at CCRMA/Stanford University, at IRCAM, and the Studio National des Arts Contemporains – Le Fresnoy, in Lille, France.
His works have been presented at Tate Modern in London, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, Le Lieu Unique in Nantes, PS-1 in New York, MUDAM in Luxembourg, MAK in Vienna, Palazzo Grassi in Venice, Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia, KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, STRP Biennale in Eindhoven, and on countless festivals including Unsound, CTM, MUTEK, Sonar, New Forms Festival.

Malika Kishino

Malika Kishino is an accomplished japanese composer, recognized for her work in mixed media music and awarded prestigious prizes. She has received commissions from organizations worldwide.

Malika Kishino is born in Kyoto in 1971, Malika Kishino studied Law in Kyoto (diploma in 1994). She came To France in 1995, where she studied composition with Yoshihisa Taira (École Normale de Musique, Paris), Robert Pascal (Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse, Lyon) and Philippe Leroux (IRCAM, Paris). She has received grants from the major studios for electroacoustic music including GRAME (Lyon), SWR Experimentalstudio, ZKM Karlsruhe, the Groupe de recherches musicales (INA-GRM, Paris) and Centre Hennri Pousseur (Liége) . She has received numerous prizes and awards including the 69th Otaka Award of NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo , Rome Prize of Deutschen Akademie Rom Villa Massimo , Nomine for the Music Composition Prize of FONDATION PRINCE PIERRE DE MONACO, First Prize in the 6th concours of Groupe de Recherche Appliquée en Musique Electroacoustique (GRAME) and Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain in 2006, a fellowship from Academy Schloss Solitude in Stuagart, Landesregierung Nordrhein-Westfalen, and an artist’s residency in Schreyahn /Germany.

Commissions and Festivals: Présences Festival of Radio France, le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, the Musica Festival in Strasbourg, Wiaener Tage für neue Kammer Musik, Donaueschinger Musiktage, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Beethovenfest, Südwest Rundfunk, Bayerische Rundfunk, Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg, the Ultima Festival in Oslo, the Ultraschall Festival in Berlin, Venezia Biennale Musica, the Warsaw Autumn, Achtbrücken Festival in Cologne, Essen Now Festival, Bregenzer Festspiele, Davos Festival, Suntory Summer Festival in Tokyo and many more.

Ensembles and Orchestras:
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, WDR Symphony Orchestra, SWR Symphony Orchestra, hr-Sinfonieorchester, The Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre National de Lyon, NHK-Symphony Orchestra Tokyo, Dresden Chamber choir, Chorwerk Ruhr, Ensemble Musikfabrik, Asko-Schönberg, Oslo Symphonieae, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, Ensemble Court-Circuit, Quatuor Diotima, Ensemble Nomad Tokyo and many more.

Conductors :
Pascal Rophé, Fabrice Pierre, Lukas Vis, Christian Eggen, Jean-Michaël Lavoie, Bas Wiegers, Lawrence Renes, Yoichi Sugiyama, Peter Rundel, Cristian Măcelaru, Ivan Volkov, Jonathan Stockhammer and many more.

Isao Nakamura, Dirk Rothbrust, Alexej Gerassimez, Minh-Tâm Nguyen, Siniti Uéno, Sun- Min Shim, Emanuela Bugaai, Roberto Fabricciani, Camilla Heutenga, Carin Levine, Maruta Staravoitava, Jeremias Schwarzer, Peter Veale, Shizuyo Oka, Oren Shevlin, Vincent Royer, Megumi Kasakawa, Maahew Lipman, Maria Pache, Midori Seiler, Anna- Victoria Baltrusch, Makiko Goto, Shoko Otani many more.

Her portrait CD Irisation was published by the Wergo label and Deutscher Musikrat as part of the Edition Zeitgenössische Musik. Her works are published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni in Milan.

Pasquale Corrado

Pasquale Corrado is a brilliant award-winning composer and professor of music composition. He's the artistic director and the conductor of the Syntax ensemble (ensemble in residence 2024)

Composer, conductor and artistic producer, between 2001 and 2008 he graduated in Composition (with A. Solbiati) with full marks and honors, Orchestra Conducting (D. Agiman), Piano (G. Ottaiano), Choral Music and Choir Conducting at the Conservatories of Milan, Potenza and Bari.
Awarded in various national and international competitions (including Basel Composition Competition 2017, Expo Competition Nutrire la Musica Milano, 7th Brandenburg Biennale) he has received commissions from international bodies, including Ensemble Intercontemporain, Santa Cecilia National Choir and Orchestra Foundation Rome, International Festival of Contemporary Music Venice Biennale, Radio France, Petruzzelli Theater Foundation Bari, Arena di Verona Foundation, Teatro Massimo Palermo Foundation, Donizetti Theater Foundation Bergamo Milano Musica. 
He has written soundtracks and four operas, “Mr. Macbeth”, “Alice Special Guest”, “Donizetti Alive”, “Babbelish” directed by the same author. His works, published by Suvini - Zerboni Milano and directed, among others, by Antonio Pappano, Susanna Mälkki, Matthias Pintscher, Pascal Rophé, Marco Angius, Emilio Pomarico, Fabio Maestri, Jean Deroyer, Carlo Boccadoro, have been performed in various international festivals including the “Symphonic Season of the National Orchestra of S. Cecilia Rome”, “La Biennale di Venezia”, “Ensemble Inter contemporain 2016 at Concertgebouw”, “Manifeste IRCAM”, “Festival Radio France”, “Opera season Teatro Donizetti Bergamo”, “Opera season Teatro Massimo Palermo”. 
As conductor he made his debut at the Ticino Music Festival with "Signor Bruschino" by G. Rossini. His career has led him to conduct operatic, symphonic and chamber music productions in various national and international festivals, collaborating with orchestras such as the Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale of Bologna, the Orchestra of the Petruzzelli Theater of Bari, the Orchestra of Padua and the Veneto, the Orchestra of "I pomeriggi musicale" Milan, I Solisti Aquilani and others. He has conducted more than one hundred world premieres of chamber music, symphony and opera productions. 
Alongside the classical repertoire, Pasquale is an artistic producer, author and arranger for various Italian record companies collaborating with various artists of the national and international pop scene. 
He founded his own recording studio in Milan (RecPulsing Studio), a center of creation for many national and international artists. 
He has produced and directed the compositions for several television shows for RAI broadcasters.
He currently teaches Composition at the Conservatory of Music “G. Verdi” in Como and at the “Claudio Abbado - Scuola Civica” in Milan.

Diana Soh

Diana Soh, a Singaporean composer based in Paris, blends technology and theater in her diverse compositions, which have garnered international acclaim and prestigious commissions.

A multi-disciplinary Singaporean composer based in Paris, Diana Soh has written for a wide range of instrumentation from chamber music to orchestra, dance, film, choral and vocal music, and multi-media site-specific works, with a special interest in theatre and for integrating the use of technology.
Educated in Singapore, the US and France (IRCAM), she has also participated in masterclasses and workshops with Péter Eötvös, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Brian Ferneyhough, Isabel Mundry, Misato Mochizuki, and Beat Furrer and is the recipient of numerous prizes including the SACEM Francis and Mica Salabert award in 2021, the 2015 National Arts Council Singapore’s Young Artist Award and the 2017 Impuls composition competition.
Her musical interest is directed at exploring performance interactivity and obtaining specific sound colours from the intimate collaboration with performers. She has received notable commissions from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Aix-en-Provence festival, Maison de Radio France, Opera de Lyon, Grand Théâtre de Provence for the Nouveaux Horizons festival, IRCAM, Philharmonie de Paris, La Chapelle Musicale, Gulbenkian Foundation and Théâtre du Luxembourg.
Her works have been broadcast internationally on WDR, ORF, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, RAI, BBC Radio 3 and France Musique. They have been performed by ensembles such as Ensemble Court-Circuit, Klangforum Wien, Arditti Quartet, Ensemble Lucillin, Schallfeld Ensemble, Maîtrise de Radio France amongst many others.
She is currently composer in residence at Opera de Bordeaux and her upcoming season includes commissions by Opera de Lyon, Festival d’Aix and Ensemble Intercontemporain and the Arditti Quartet.

Robin Rimbaud [aka SCANNER]

Scanner (British artist Robin Rimbaud) traverses the experimental terrain between sound and space connecting a bewilderingly diverse array of genres.

Scanner (British artist Robin Rimbaud) traverses the experimental terrain between sound and space connecting a bewilderingly diverse array of genres. Since 1991 he has been intensely active in sonic art, producing concerts, installations and recordings, the albums Mass Observation (1994), Delivery (1997), and An Ascent (2020) hailed by critics as innovative and inspirational works of contemporary electronic music.
To date he has scored 66 contemporary dance productions, including the hit musical comedy Kirikou & Karaba Narnia, Qualia for the London Royal Ballet, and the world’s first Virtual Reality ballet, Nightfall, for Dutch National Ballet.
More unusual projects have included designing sound for the Philips Wake-Up Light (2009), the re-opening of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam in 2012 and the Cisco telephone system used in offices around the world.
His work Salles des Departs is permanently installed in a working morgue in Paris whilst Vex, a residential house by Chance de Silva architects, featuring his permanent soundtrack, won the RIBA London Award 2018. Listening Forest, developed with artist Rafael Lozano Hemmer, was on display at Crystal Bridges Museum, USA until 2024.
Committed to working with cutting edge practitioners he collaborated with Bryan Ferry, Wayne MacGregor, Mike Kelley, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Michael Nyman, Steve McQueen, Laurie Anderson and Hussein Chalayan, amongst many others.

Mariam Gviniashvili

Mariam Gviniashvili, a sound artist and composer, blends electronics, electroacoustics, and visuals to delve into the essence of sound and space, with her diverse compositions showcased at major festivals and venues globally.

Mariam Gviniashvili works as a sound artist and composer, combining electronics, electroacoustics and 3D sound with visuals, dance and live performance to penetrate deep into the physical and emotional essence of sound and space. Music has followed Gviniashvili through her life since early childhood. Growing up in Georgia, she sang and played piano, and gradually found her feet as a composer and visual artist while studying composition at the Norwegian Academy of Music. That explains her diverse and unexpected subject matter - distractions during online meetings, as in her piece DAYDREAMING (2022), the “strange cosmic ballet” (5:4) of the audiovisual REVELATION (2021) or the stereo/ambisonic DECONSTRUCTION (2020, honourable mention at Prix Ars Electronica) reflecting on a virus spreading patterns. Festivals, major venues and radio programmes have presented Gviniashvili's music, including the New York Electroacoustic Music Festival, BEAST FEaST, Transitions at CCRMA, IRCAM, MA/IN , ICMC, Mixtur Festival, ARD Radio Play Days at ZKM, BBC Radio, Ars Electronica, Klingt Gut, In Situ Festival, Heroines of Sound and Ultima Festival.

Francesco Giomi

Francesco Giomi is a composer, professor of Electroacoustic Music Composition at the Music Conservatory in Bologna and director of Tempo Reale.

Francesco Giomi is a composer, improviser and sound projectionist, he has collaborated with Luciano Berio and other relevant composers, musicians, choreographers and directors besides orchestras and ensembles from Italy and abroad. He has lead the live electronics music staff of Tempo Reale (the centre for music research, production and education founded by Berio in Florence) in theatres and festivals all over the world.
His works are regularly performed all over the world in festivals and concerts. In the last ten years he has started a series of creative projects investigating the relations between electroacoustic music and improvisation and conducting collective music performances in several contexts.
As a researcher he has published two monographic books and more than eighty articles and issues for publishers like Mouton de Gruyter, MIT Press, Swets & Zeitlinger, Harwood Academic Publisher, Indiana University Press, Cambridge University Press, Il Mulino, ERI-RAI, Zanichelli, Arcana and many others.
He is professor of Electroacoustic Music Composition at the Music Conservatory in Bologna and director of Tempo Reale.
Founded by Luciano Berio in 1987, Tempo Reale today interprets with a polyhedral approach the idea of research in the multiform field of electronic music and sound arts, in synergy between scientific competence, creativity and executive-didactic rigour.

Andrea Szigetvári

Andrea Szigetvári is a Fulbright scholar and electroacoustic composer. She leads Liszt Academy Budapest's Electronic Music Media Art.

Andrea Szigetvári is an electroacoustic music composer. Her creative and research interests are timbre in new music, interactive performance, audiovisual art and politically involved electroacoustic music theater. She likes to compose every detail of her works leaving space for improvisation and expression as performative interpretations of her ideas.
She studied in Warsaw and then as a Fulbright scholar in the USA, later completing her doctorate studies at the Liszt Academy Budapest. Currently she is a reader of Composition Faculty at the Liszt Academy, Budapest leading the Electronic Music Media Art program. In addition to composing and teaching she has organized international new music festivals, conferences and pan-european projects being the founder and leader of Hungarian Computer Music Foundation. Her pieces have been performed throughout Europe and the USA. She won the Prize at the Bourges Electroacoustic Competition in both Sound Art and Multimedia categories in 2001.

Zeno Baldi

Zeno Baldi is a composer showcased globally, honored by Teatro La Fenice & Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco and teacher of Composition at Conservatory of Mantova.

Zeno Baldi is a composer and sound artist, working mostly with combinations of acoustic instruments and electronic devices.
His work has been presented in numerous international Festivals – Mata (New York, US), London Ear Festival (UK), Unerhörte Musik (Berlin), ArteScienza (Rom), TransArt (Bolzano), Open Music (Graz), Loop (Brussels), (...) in venues from the Miller Theatre (New York) to Piccolo Teatro (Milan), from 104Centquatre (Paris) to Musiikkitalo (Helsinki).
He was a fellow / artist-in-residence at the American Academy in Rome, the Bogliasco Foundation, St.Air, Fondazione Spinola-Banna, and received awards from Teatro La Fenice (2022) and Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco (2023). His scores are published by Ricordi.
He's teacher of Composition at the Conservatory of Mantova