Alla Zagaykevych – composer, musicologist,
sound-artist, who works in academic concert genres (symphonic, chamber,
electroacoustic music, opera) and contemporary multidisciplinary projects
(audio-visual installations, sound-performances, music for films). She
participe in electroacoustic performances with musicians of new improvisation
music. She graduated from Kyiv State P.Thaikovsky Conservatoire. In 1995-1996 she
attended annual course for composition and musical informatics at the Institut
Alla Zagaykevych participated in many international projects and festivals of
contemporary music in Ukraine, France, Sweden, Japan, China, Czech Republic,
Lithuania, Canada, Poland, Latvia, USA and Germany. She is the Curator of numerous electronic music projects in Ukraine, including
«Elektroacoustics» (from 2003), «EM-visia» (from 2005). She is the Assistant
Professor of Departement of Music Сomposition and Musical Information
Technology at National Music Academy of Ukraine, where in 1997 she founded the
Electroacoustic music studio.
President of Electroacoustic Music Association of Ukraine (since 2010).
She has been awarded the Golden Dzyga Ukrainian Film Academy nomination
"The best composer of 2017” for music for the film "Living
Fire" (director Ostap Kostyuk).
Winner of the national expert voterating "Filmed in
Ukraine" in the nomination "best composer 2016 – 2018 years. ”
Laureate of the State Prize named after Olexandre Dovzhenko, Levko Revutsky
Prize and Mykola Lysenka.
Winner of the International Competition of Electroacoustic Music “Musica ova ”(Prague)
Nominee for The New York Innovative Theater AWARD
Music for the play “FARE WATER NIGHT” by Yara Arts Group (2014)
Author of music for films - Oscar nominees from Ukraine
“Mamai” and “Povodir” (2003, 2014, directed by O. Sanin)
Author of articles in scientific journals "Ukrainian Musicology", "Organized Sound", "Musiktext", "Music",
"Scientific Bulletin of NMAU", NMAU Magazine, Critique
MISTO (2021) 32:26
The MISTO (City) (2021) is a musical part of a media project
dedicated to the study of urban space. Its real and imaginary landscapes.
It was the urban space of Kyiv that became the environment for generating new
ideas and meanings for the generation of writers of “our twenties” - Semenko,
Shkurupiy, Pidmohylny, Pluzhnyk, and greatly influenced the formation of futuristic trends in painting and
Alla Zagaykevych, her project is involved in creating an imaginary vision of
Ukrainian musical futurism. What is the space of the CITY for modern man? What is its movement? His time?
What is the CITY like inside and out? Where are its limits? How to find or lose
yourself in it?
Voice/Way (2013) 10:39
work focuses on the transformation process of voice during the cross- synthesis
with various nature sounds. The material for the piece began from sketches for
the music for the film "Guide" (dir. Oles Sanin, 2013), where the the
main character of the film - a blind musician kobzar. Create a special sense of
heightened hearing, hearing-guide was the main line of work in film, and in