(b. 1985, Gomel).
Belarusian composer of mostly chamber works that have been performed in Europe; she is also active as a pianist.
Ms. Rynkova studied composition with Valery I. Karetnikov and piano with Eleonora I. Akhremchik at the Republican College of Music of the Belarusian State Academy of Music in Minsk, where she graduated with honours in both subjects in 2004. She studied composition with Vladimir Korolchyuk and piano with Yury N. Gildyuk at the Belarusian State Academy of Music from 2004–10, where she received a special scholarship in 2007–08. She also attended masterclasses in composition with Biagio Putignano and in piano with Cinzia Falco in Trani in 2006, on a scholarship from the Associazione Domenico Sarro.
Among her honours as a pianist are First Prize in the competition Art of the 21st Century in Kyiv (2004), the Special Prize of the President of Belarus (2005) and Second Prize in the competition Rocco Rodio in Castellana Grotte (2007). Among her honours as a composer are Third Prize in the competition Farbatony in Kaniv, Ukraine (2006, for Variations on a Theme of César Franck and Ballade), a special diploma in the competition Maksim Bahdanovič of the Belarusian State Academy of Music (2006, for Night), Third Prize in the competition Maestro in Simferopol (2007, for Ballade and The Legend of Lake Naroch), and the Special Prize of the President of Belarus (2008, for her activities in 2006). Her music has been performed in Belarus, Italy and Ukraine.
As a pianist, she has performed much 20th- and 21st-century music, as well as earlier répertoire.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
Concert Fantasy, piano, orchestra (10 winds, 10 brass, percussion, strings), 2008
Three Miniatures, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2005
Variations on a Theme of César Franck, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, 2005
Winter Dream, piccolo, oboe, double bass, accordion, 2007
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, 2007
Three Miniatures, viola, piano, 2008
Three Allegories (after Kandrat Krapiva), clarinet, trombone, cello, piano, 2008
Night (text by Maksim Bahdanovič), mixed chorus, 2006
Two Poems (text by Boris Pasternak), soprano, cello, 2004
Ballade (text by Taras Shevchenko [translated by Yanka Kupala]), soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 2006
Buratino (suite), 2004
Introduction and Rondo, 2006
The Legend of Lake Naroch (suite), piano 4 hands, 2007