Ricardo Eizirik (b. 1985) (SE)

Ricardo Eizirik (b. 1985) completed his undergraduate degree in composition at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). He holds a master’s degree in composition from Zurich University of the Arts (Switzerland), where he studied with Isabel Mundry, and from the same university, he holds a master’s degree in Transdisciplinarity.

His works have been performed internationally by ensemble Collegium Novum Zürich (CH), ensemble Recherche (DE), Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart (DE), Ensemble Adapter (DE), Ensemble Intercontemporain (FR), Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie (DE), ensemble Eunoia (CH), ensemble MIMITABU (SWE), ensemble Platypus (A), ensemble NEON (NO), ATHELAS Sinfonietta (DK), ensemble Linea (FR), soundinitiative (FR), Umeduo (SWE) Reinhold Friederich (DE) and Robyn Schulkowsky (DE).

Alongside his musical output, Ricardo is part of a long-standing artistic collaboration with artists Swami Silva (BR) and Nuria Krämer (ES/DE). Presently, he is enrolled on a doctoral program at Kunst Univerität Graz (Austria)/ZHdK and teaches interpretation of new music and experimental orchestration in the new music department at Zurich University of the Arts.

From 2017 Ricardo will be the Artistic Director of Ensemble Lemniscate (CH).