(b. 1981, Bukhara).
Uzbek composer of stage, orchestral, chamber, and vocal works that have been performed in Asia.
Mr. Shukurov studied composition with Dilorom Amanullayeva at the Uspensky Academic Lyceum in Tashkent from 1994–98. He then studied composition with Felix Yanov-Yanovsky at the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan in Tashkent from 1998–2002 and conducting with Eldar Azimov there from 1998–2003, where he earned his BMus in composition and his BMus in conducting.
Among his honours are two prizes in the competition of the Uzbek Composers Union (Second Prize, 2000, for Marcia; Second Prize, 2001, for Tafavut – Difference) and First Prize in a competition for undergraduate students in Uzbekistan (2003, for the incidental music to Said's Adventures).
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Bodas de sangre (incidental music, play by Federico García Lorca), 2002
Said's Adventures (incidental music, play by Wilhelm Hauff), 2003
Poem, ney (flute from the Middle East), tanbur (lute from the Middle East), 3 percussion, string orchestra, 1999
Concerto for Orchestra, 2002
Étude, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, piano, marimba, 1999
Piece, cello, piano, 1999
Two Pieces, violin, 1999
Music for Chang and String Quartet, chang (hammered dulcimer from Central Asia), string quartet, 2003
Music for Chamber Ensemble, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, 2003
Marcia (text by the composer), mezzo-soprano, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, fixed media, 2000
Tafavut (text by Alisher Navoy), soprano, oud (lute from the Middle East), 4 violas, 4 cellos, double bass, 2001