Anton Lukoszevieze

Electrifying performances of avant-garde, experimental and improvised music are the trademarks of charismatic cellist Anton Lukoszevieze. Born in Tavistock, England in 1965, Anton Lukoszevieze studied at London's Royal College of Music. Masterclasses with William Pleeth and contemporary music performance courses with Oliver Knussen at the Britten-Pears School completed his studies. Now pursuing an active international career, Anton Lukoszevieze has performed throughout Europe and the US and has made numerous programmes and broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, Deutschland Rundfunk and WDR, Germany.

Keen to explore a multitude of mediums Anton Lukoszevieze recently completed a project with renowned art film maker Jayne Parker. As a result, three short films of music by Morton Feldman, Helmut Oehring and Volker Heyn will be shown as a single installation at art galleries throughout the UK as part of an Arts Council Tour. A film of Cage's 59= Seconds for a String Player will go on a separate tour, which will start with a screening at the National Film Theatre.

With the City of Birmingham Orchestra (CBSO), Anton lukoszevieze will present the world premiere of a new work for solo cello, soprano and orchestra by Richard Ayres at next Year's Aldeburgh Festival. Other composers to have written works for him represent a wide stylistic range and include Gerhard Stdbler, Michael Parsons, Amnon Wolman, Kunsu Shim, Christopher Fox, Andrew Toovey, Geir Johnson, Philip Corner, Larry Polansky and Laurence Crane. In addition to his activities as a soloist, Anton Lukoszevieze regularly plays with a range of distinguished ensembles, including German group MusikFabrik NRW. He is the Artistic Director of the ensemble Apartment House and the Guest Music Director for two concerts of experimental music with the ensemble Remix at 'Porto 2001'.

United Kingdom