Nadir Vassena

22.08.1970

Nadir Vassena was born in Balerna (Switzerland). He studied composition in Milan under Bruno Zanolani and in Freiburg im Breisgau under Johannes Schöllhorn.
He has received numerous invitations to renowned festivals for new music and came away with many accolades, examples include the competition organised by the 'Westdeutschen Rundfunk' (West German Radio) in Cologne 1992, the Music Institute of the 'Hochschule der Künste' (School of Arts) in Berlin 1994 (first prize ex aequo), and the Mozart Competition in Salzburg 1997, he was also awarded the Christoph-Delz Foundation Prize.
Nadir Vassena was a scholar of the 'Akademie Schloss Solitude' in Stuttgart in 2000/2001, of the 'Denkmalschmiede Höfgen/Margarethen Foundation' in 2002, and a member of the Swiss Institute in Rome 2002/2003. He lectures in composition and analysis at the 'Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana' (music school) and has been a member of the board of directors there since 2004. Nadir Vassena, together with Mats Scheidegger, is director of the 'Tage für Neue Musik Zürich'.

Nadir Vassena
Via Calloni 9
CH-6900 Lugano


Samples:


Discs


Ensemble Oggi Musica meets Irène Schweizer
Mathias Steinauer: Sott'acqua
Irène Schweizer: Improvvisazioni
Nadir Vassena: Fuori era ancora la notte
Alfred Zimmerlin: Oggi-movendo
Alessandro Solbiati: Sonata
Mathias Gloor: Feels like 59
(Irène Schweizer; Oggi Musica)


Altri Suoni ASO 54
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 137
Price CHF: 30.-

Felix Renggli
Georg Philipp Telemann: 12 Fantaisies à Travers sans Basse
Bettina Skrzypczak: Mouvement
Xavier Dayer: To the sea (Hommage an Cy Twombly)
Mathias Steinauer: Phantasos - oder "Pavarotti's Traum" op. 16
Robert Suter: Notturno Appassionato
Roland Moser: Intermezzo
Heinz Holliger: Passacanaille
Jacques Wildberger: Fantasia sul re
Nadir Vassena: Come perduto nel mare un bambino
Christoph Neidhöfer: Interlude
Hans Ulrich Lehmann: Tele-Man(n)ia
Bernhard A. Batschelet: Intrata (Auftakt zu einem barocken Stück)


Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 73
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 134
Price CHF: 39.- (2 CDs)

Keller-Steinbrecher. Musica riservata
Jia Guoping: Schweben über grenzenlosem Feld
Hans Ulrich Lehmann: Minuties
Rudolf Kelterborn: Invention
Alfred Zimmerlin: Anderer Ort
Nadir Vassena: Formulae
Lukas Langlotz: Facetten
Urban Mäder: en suite
Peter Wettstein: Sieben Miniaturen
Wang Peng: Yàna
(Heinrich Keller; Brigitta Steinbrecher)


Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 85
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 95
Price CHF: 30.-

Nadir Vassena
Nadir Vassena:
5 nodi grotteschi e crudeli
Rivolto verso terra - rivolto verso il mare
In tempore belli
Primo discorso eretico sulla leggerezza dei chiodi
11 fragili giochi della notte
4 danze macabre
(Teodoro Anzellotti; Mats Scheidegger; Rico Gubler; Elisabeth Haselberger; Hans-Christian Scharnau; Martina Schucan; Collegium Novum Zürich; Jürg Wyttenbach)


Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 83
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 94
Price CHF: 30.-

Arte Quartett: Schweizer Saxophonquartette
Hans-Jürg Meier: nodo
Rico Gubler: Loud-speakers
Andréas Stauder: Figures - blocs - chemins
Gary Berger: bitmap
Nadir Vassena: 31 anatomie notturne
(Arte Quartett)


Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 95
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 42
Price CHF: 30.-



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