(b. 1969, Ulaanbaatar).
Mongolian composer, now resident in both Mongolia and the USA, of mostly chamber works that have been performed in Asia, Europe and North America.
Mr. Sansargereltekh is the son of the composer Choigiv Sangidorj (b. 1940), with whom he studied piano in Ulaanbaatar as a child. He studied piano with Nasanbat Lodoydamba at the School of Music in Ulaanbaatar from 1977–85 and composition with Gonchigsumlaa Samba and piano with Pagma Puntsag at the College of Music in Ulaanbaatar from 1985–89. He then studied composition with Albert Leman and piano with Elena P. Savelieva at the P. I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow from 1989–95, where he also had postgraduate studies in composition with Albert Leman from 1995–97. In addition, he had postgraduate studies in composition with Antón García Abril at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid from 1997–99.
Among his honours are selection as best piano work at the Golden Autumn festival in Ulaanbaatar (1999, for Piano Works, Volume I) and a commission from Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project (2000, Khara-Khorum). His music has been performed in China, Germany, Mongolia, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, and the USA.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
Concerto, piano, orchestra, 1994
Symphony No. 1, 1995
Concerto, violin, piano, 1993
To Vincent van Gogh, violin, 1996
Wind Quintet, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 1996
String Quartet, 1997
Khara-Khorum (ballade), yatga (lute from Mongolia), morin khuur (horsehair violin from Mongolia), ensemble (flute, clarinet, French horn, violin, cello, double bass, piano, 2 percussion), 2000
Wind of Memory, cello, wind chimes (with fan), 2003
Piano Works, Volume I, 1999