THE LIVING COMPOSERS PROJECT  

Sanzhar Baiterekov

(b. 31 January 1987, Almaty).

Kazakh composer, now resident in Russia, of mostly chamber works that have been performed in Europe.

Mr. Baiterekov studied piano with Eleonora Kasimova at the P. I. Tchaikovsky College of Music in Almaty, where he graduated in 2007, then studied composition at the Kazakh National Academy of Music in Astana from 2007–09. He studied composition with Leonid Bobylev at the P. I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow from 2009–13, with whom he has had postgraduate studies in composition there since 2013. In addition, he participated twice in the International Academy for Young Composers of the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble and once in the Summer Composition Institute at Harvard University.

Among his honours are First Prize in the competition for young composers Samal in Astana (2008, for Duman), Second Prize in the competition Astana-Bayterek in Astana (2008, for Trio, 'In Memory of a Great Master'), First Prize in the competition to create works for the compulsory round of the competition for winds and percussion of the P. I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory (2010, for Echo), Second Prize in the competition for young composers pre-art in Zürich (2011, for TolkynThe Wave), and Second Prize in the competition for young composers P. Jurgenson in Moscow (2013, for El Niño).

He is also active in other positions. He has served as chair of the club for young composers at the P. I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory since 2011.

He has lived in Russia since 2009.

CONTACT INFORMATION

E-mail address: sanzhar.baiterekov@gmail.com or sanzhar.baiterekov@yahoo.com

COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS

ORCHESTRAL:

Helios (concerto), violin, orchestra, 2013

CHAMBER MUSIC:

Duman, violin, piano, 2006

Trio, 'In Memory of a Great Master', violin, cello, piano, 2008

Aksunkar (sonata), violin, 2009

JigerEnergy, string quartet, 2009

Echo, oboe, 2010

Five Pieces, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2010

Les Regards, flute, cello, piano, 2010

(In)pulse, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, 2011

Tolkyn (in memoriam the victims of the earthquake in Tōhoku), flute, oboe, bass clarinet, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, 2011

outlines of the tangible I, cello, 2011, revised 2012

El Niño, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion, 2012

Halo, flute, clarinet, violin, piano, 2012

...(re)incarnation...[Tengri], flute, cello, accordion, 2012

AspanSky (in memoriam Georgy Dorokhov), flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, 2013

PIANO:

Tolgay, 2006

Three Preludes, 2007

outlines of the tangible II, 2012