(b. 22 March 1971, Kaskelen).
Kazakh composer, now resident in Germany, of mostly chamber works that have been performed in Asia, Europe and North America.
Ms. Jazylbekova studied piano and transverse flute at the P. I. Tchaikovsky College of Music in Almaty from 1980–89. She studied composition with Nikolai Sidelnikov and Vladimir Tarnopolski at the P. I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow from 1990–95 and analysis with Günter Steinke, composition with Younghi Pagh-Paan and voice with Maria Kowollik at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen from 1995–2002, on a scholarship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.
Among her honours are Second Prize in a competition for chamber music in Almaty (1987, for Quartett; First Prize was not awarded), an honourable mention in the competition Jiger in Almaty (1988, for Tolgau – Reflection), an honourable mention in the competition of the Internationale Gaudeamus Muziekweek in Amsterdam (1998, for Uschar), the Franz-Liszt-Kompositionspreis from the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar (2000), the Kompositionsstipendium from the senate of Berlin (2000), and Zweiter Preis in the competition of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Flöte in Frankfurt am Main (2001, for NYR; Erster Preis was not awarded).
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Tolgau, flute (+ voice), 1986
Duo, 2 flutes, 1987
Duo, French horn, trumpet, 1987
Quartett, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 1988
Quintett, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 1993
Streichquartett, string quartet, 1996
Betpak – Desert of Hunger, flute, clarinet, viola, 1997
Si toutes les feuilles des arbres étaient des langues, string quartet, 1998
ötté-kjetté – gone, tenor recorder, 1999–2000
NYR, flute, 2001
Le Refus de l'enfermement I, string quartet, 2001
Le Refus de l'enfermement II, flute, oboe, bassoon, viola, cello, 2001
ZAMAN, flute (+ alto flute), oboe, clarinet (+ E-flat clarinet), bassoon, violin, viola, cello, double bass, percussion, 2002
Der Magier, die Tiere, soprano saxophone (+ tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone), trumpet, tuba, violin, cello, double bass, piano, accordion, percussion, 2002
Le Refus de l'enfermement III, flute, clarinet, bassoon, viola, cello, 2002
Men kördim – I saw (text by Abai Qunanbaiuli), baritone, piano, 1988
Uschar (text from a 9th-century source in Kazakh, arranged by the composer), female voice, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, 1995–96
Al-Fana 1 – Infinity (text from the Bible [German translation]), female voice, 1996
Al-Fana 2, fixed media (8 tracks), 1997
Uschar. Barbara Stein, voice; Oswald Sallaberger/Ensemble Modern (Hochschule für Künste Bremen, 1999)
Betpak. Eric Drescher, flute; Martin Kratzsch, clarinet; Oksana Golovko, viola (Künstlerinnenhof Die Höge, 2001)
Le Refus de l'enfermement II. Ed Spanjaard/Vera Fischer, flute; Markus Deuter, oboe; Lorelei Dowling, bassoon; Patrick Jüdt, viola; Andreas Lindenbaum, cello (Stiftung Künstlerhaus Boswil, 2001)
ZAMAN. ensemble courage (en-avant: 00201.10, 2002)