Coaches 2023

Dmitri Kourliandski

Composer, Coach

"Composing music is each time composing what is music".

(from Dmitri Kourliandski's "Author VS Avatar", 2020)



Dmitri Kourliandski, born 1976 in Moscow. Studied in Moscow conservatory with Leonid Bobylev. Since 2022 lives and works in France. Winner of a number of composers competitions incl. Gaudeamus, Franco Abbiati, Gianni Bergamo and Johann Joseph Fux prizes a.o. In 2008 he was artist-in-residence of the Berliner Künstlerprogramm and in 2010 – composer-in-residence of the 2E2M ensemble in Paris. Since 2012 he is invited to give master-classes and lectures in Austria, Italy, The Netherlands, Ukraine, France, Israel, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia. Author of chamber, orchestra and opera works performed worldwide at concerts and festivals by well known musicians and collectives. In his compositions, often static and repetitive, he develops the concept of objective music, understood as an object, as a visual phenomenon, or, more broadly, as a spatial installation (often interactive). His works are published by Donemus and Editions Jobert.