Alexei Sysoev

composer, musician

Biography Alexey Sysoev was born in 1972 in Moscow. Graduated Moscow College of Improvisation Music and performed as a jazz pianist for a long time. He participated in various jazz, electronic and experimental projects. In 2003, he started his further musical education at the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory where he is a postgraduate student since 2008. Works of Alexey Sysoev have been performed by “Studio for New Music” (cond. I. Dronov, V. Gorlinsky), “Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble” (cond. F. Ledneov),“eNsemble” (cond. F. Ledneov), “de Ereprijs” (Apeldoorn), “Nostri Temporis” (cond. V. Gorlinsky), “Mark Pekarsky Percussion Ensemble” and been presented at festivals “Moscow autumn” (2007, 2008, 2010), “Moscow forum” (2008, 2010), “Pythian games” (S.-Petersburg, 2008), “Other space” (Moscow, 2009, 2010), Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival (Kiel, 2008), “World Music Days 2008” (Vilnius), “45' Internationale Ferienkurse Fur Neue Musik” (Darmstadt, 2010), “Transart festival” (Bolzano, 2010), “Klangspuren festival of contemporary musik” (Schwaz, 2010), «Europe through the eyes of Russians. Russia through the eyes of Europeans» (Moscow, 2011), «Territoriya» (Sochi, Kazan, 2011), «La Folle Journee» (Nantes, Tokyo 2012). Furthermore, Alexey wrote the music for a theatrical performances by K. Serebrennikov and F. Grigorian. In 2011, Sysoev formed the ensemble of free improvisatory music «Error 404» together with Yury Favorin (piano) andDmitriy Schyolkin (percussion).This ensemblecooperated with great musicians, as there are Sachiko M (Japan), Toshimaru Nakamura (Japan) andVladimir Tarasov (Lithuania). In 2008, Sysoev was awarded the “eNsemble prize” at the festival “Pythian games”. He is a also a member of the group “Sound Plastic” since 2008.

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