Chaya Czernowin


Born: 1957  
Having developed a unique compositional technique based on "composite instruments," Chaya Czernowin has composed a wide range of operatic and symphonic pieces. The lengthy list of orchestras that have performed Czernowin's work include the Arditti Quartet, Elision, Ensemble Recherche, Nieuw Ensemble, Sur Plus, Sonor, Helsinki Philharmonic, Orquesta Nacional de Mexico, the ORF Austria Radio Orchestra, Ute Wassermannand theMunich Philharmonic. She Read more was commissioned to compose an opera for the Munich Biennial 2000.

A former student of Abel Ehrlich, Izchak Sadai, Dieter Schnabel, Eli Yarden, Joan Tower, Brian Ferneyhough and Roger Reynolds, Czernowin has taught at the University of California, San Diego, since 1997, and the Yoshiro Irino Institute in Tokyo.

A native of Israel, Czernowin has lived in Germany, Japan and the United States. Read less
Browse 1-11 of 11 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    Experimentalstudio 40 Years Anthology, Vol. 2: Czernowin, Andre
    Label: Neos   Catalog: 11516 Release Date: 11/27/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Chaya Czernowin,  Mark Andre
    Conductor:  Detlef Heusinger
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Zürich
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  • 2.
    Seraph /  Christina Meissner
    Label: Querstand   Catalog: 1429 Release Date: 01/13/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Chaya Czernowin,  Younghi Pagh-Paan,  René Mense,  Lisa Streich
    Performer:  Christina Meissner,  Poul Skjřstrup Larsen,  Reinhard Seeliger
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    Liebesleider - Love Songs / Ensemble Recherche
    Label: Wergo   Catalog: 6792 Release Date: 06/10/2014   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Mark Andre,  Carola Bauckholt,  Sebastian Claren,  Chaya Czernowin  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Recherche
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    Hot / Ryan Muncy
    Label: New Focus   Catalog: 130 Release Date: 10/29/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Georges Aperghis,  Anthony Cheung,  Aaron Cassidy,  Marcos Balter  ... 
    Performer:  Nadia Sirota,  Ben Melsky,  Claire Chase
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Dal Niente
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  • 5.
    Chaya Czernowin: Shifting Gravity
    Label: Wergo   Catalog: 6726 Release Date: 05/10/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Chaya Czernowin
    Performer:  Ipke Starke
    Conductor:  Titus Engel
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quatuor Diotima,  Ensemble Courage
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  • 6.
    Mozart: Complete Operas [33 DVDs]
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 001470109 Release Date: 09/28/2010   Number of Discs: 33
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  Chaya Czernowin
    Performer:  Elina Garanca,  Michael Schade,  Dorothea Röschmann,  Barbara Bonney  ... 
    Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt,  Riccardo Muti,  Roger Norrington,  Manfred Honeck  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna State Opera Chorus Konzertvereinigung,  Vienna State Opera Chorus  ... 
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  • 7.
    Label: Mode   Catalog: 219 Release Date: 07/13/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Chaya Czernowin
    Performer:  Michael Acker,  Thomas Hummel,  Mary Oliver,  John Mark Harris [Classical Keyboards]  ... 
    Conductor:  Johannes Kalitzke
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  • 8.
    Musica Viva Festival Munich
    Label: Neos   Catalog: 10926/31 Release Date: 10/27/2009   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Karlheinz Stockhausen,  Karl Amadeus Hartmann,  Aribert Reimann,  Jörg Widmann  ... 
    Performer:  Jörg Widmann,  Marisol Montalvo,  Nicolas Hodges,  Matthias Brundschuh  ... 
    Conductor:  Lucas Vis,  Emilio Pomŕrico,  Christoph Poppen,  Brad Lubman  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Saarbrücken Radio Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra  ... 
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  • 9.
    Czernowin: Pnima...ins Innere
    Label: Mode   Catalog: 169 Release Date: 09/19/2006  
    Composer:  Chaya Czernowin
    Performer:  Rico Gubler,  Silke Storz,  Anthony Burr,  Philip Larson  ... 
    Conductor:  Johannes Kalitzke
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Chamber Orchestra
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  • 10.
    Chaya Czernowin: Shu Hai Practices Javelin / Kalitzke, Et Al
    Label: Mode   Catalog: 117 Release Date: 11/26/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Chaya Czernowin
    Performer:  Ute Wassermann
    Conductor:  Johannes Kalitzke,  André Richard,  Simon Hewett
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Basel Sinfonietta,  Heinrich Strobel Foundation Experimental Studio,  Elision Ensemble
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    Czernowin: Chamber Music 1988-96 / Arditti Quartet, Et Al
    Label: Mode   Catalog: 77 Release Date: 08/17/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Chaya Czernowin
    Performer:  John Fonville,  Takashi Saito,  Mayumi Miyata
    Conductor:  Harvey Sollberger,  Fumio Tamura
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  SONOR Ensemble,  Arditti String Quartet
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