Eva Sidén

(born 1957 Norrköping, Sweden residence Stockholm) is a composer and a concert pianist in the field of contemporaryart music. Her work is multifaceted. As a composer she mostly writes chamber music and electro acoustical music and she often works in cross-artistic contexts within fields such as visual arts, space/architecture and poetry/literature, often in collaboration with art institutions, concert halls, cultural centers and theaters. As a concert pianist, Sidén performs with an extensive repertoire of contemporary and 20th century music, of traditional composers and of her own work. One of her artistic aims is to create new concert forms and music meeting places, and she works with music projects for young people. Sidén’s education: Studies in piano as a child in Norrköping and Stockholm for Prof. Stina Sundell, Norrköping Music School. High school program with music and visual aesthetics; 1976 York’s Piano School, England; 1977-78 School of Artistic Education, Stockholm. Piano studies Ellfride Kolbe Dobrowlny, Stockholm; 1978-84 Music Conservatories in Prague and Paris, Janacek Academy, Brno; 1984-86 University of Stockholm different studies within the music field. 1986-89 SMI, The Pedagogic Institute of Advanced Studies in Music; 1990-92 Composition studies for Arne Mellnäs; 1995-1997, 2000-06 IRCAM, Paris. Sidén is a member of many musical societies and has also been a member of several boards.
Selected works: Väder, 2012, EAM, prem. at Liljevalchs konsthall/Stockholms stadsteater. Music to the exibition August, en djefla utställning and the performance Första varningen; Lost in a Legend, 2011, for pf, EAM, Sidén/Hedman Duo, prem. in Färöarna, Island, Grönland; Expanding Grand Piano, 2010, performance, pf, preparations, electronic, prem. at Performancefestivalen; Pictures in a cloud.... 2011, for string ensemble, pf , prem.  Internationell unga musiker-festival Musikaliska/Nybrokajen; Luften, 2002, for pf, perc, sound-tape/surround,  prem. Dieselverkstaden. Commission to the opening of Diesleverkstadens Cultural Centre Nacka 2002; EBB 1993 for pf, glass perc; I Alperna, 1987, music video, prem. at Kulturhuset Stockholm; Let us all go out in romance, 1987, for pf,sin, prem. Stockholm Mobile and Moscow; Svart Trädgård, 1984,  for pf, tape, Poem by Antonin Artaud prem. French Institute.
Awards, selection: 2006, 2010, 2011 Society of Swedish Composers; 1990, 1991, 2004 - 2006, 2010, 2011 Helge Ax:son Johnsons foundation; 1994, 2003, 2004, 2009 STIM/Svensk musik; 2006 SI cultural exchange; 1997 KRO The Artists Organisation, Award in contest for the sound installation Garagefuga; 1994 Regi Council Culture Administration;
Publications directions: Available at Svensk Musik Swedmic AB

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Eva Simontacchi

(Milano, 21 Giugno 1957), cantante, compositrice. Studia presso l' ―International School‖ di Milano e si diploma presso la N.A.M. Milano. Segue i corsi con Anna Bakja e Angela Baggi. Cantante della ―Enos Patracchini Big Band, nel 2003 si è esibita al ―Gimmi's Club e a ―Milano Estate. E' stata la vocalist della ―Original Garden Jazz Band e ha collaborato con il quintetto "Cormano Jazz Quintet Ensemble". E’direttrice dei corsi di canto presso l’Accademia ―Vivaldi di Milano. Canta nell'―Angela Baggi Underground Gospel Project, ed è ideatrice-leader del progetto ―4 Heaven & More con cui nel 2005 ha inciso il cd ―Oh Happy Day.

Flora St. Loup

(born in Lyon), composer, performer. St. Loup was classically trained in piano and voice and studied at the Sorbonne (Paris), Mozarteum (Salzburg) and University of Music (Vienna). Crossover composer. All round performer (stage and studio): contemporary sounds, jazz, chanson, musical comedy, persiflage, vocal acrobatics- a balancing act of styles. St Loup has had numerous composition commissions in Germany, Austria and France. Films: Malambo (Milan Dor), Der gläserne Himmel (Nina Grosse), In Heaven (Michael Bindlechner), Nie im Leben (Helmut Berger), Die Flucht (D.Rühm, Cannes Festival). Tv: Durch dick und dünn, Hexen, fliegen, unsterblich sein and Im Netz der Mordkommission (Heuer), Wunschkinder, 6-parte ZDF documentary series (Gatzmeier). Theater and circus: Jungle Blues (Guilène Ferrè), Milena (G.Auer, Zauber Zauber (Andrè Heller). Concert series with her own French chanson that included a solo performance at the Vienna Konzerthaus.
Selected Works: musical/shows (composition and script) composed by St. Loup, including Chorus Delicti I to IV, concert series with choir, actors, percussion and orchestral playback. Djacundo, der Tropfenmagier, commissioned work for the Herbert von Karajan Center (written for 20 children between 6 and 15 years of age), Sag, Mama, warum hat die Taube grüne Augen?, children’musical, I’ m not an angel (commissioned work for Osterklang Wien, Engelspfad project on CD), composition, script & performer, score for “Nie im Leben (1991), score for die Flucht (1992), score for “In Heaven (1999)

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