Composer

Samy Moussa

Samy Moussa

Samy Moussa is a composer and conductor. Born in 1984 in Montreal, first he studied in his hometown (composition with José Evangelista) and then in the Czech Republic (conducting with Paolo Bellomia), in Finland (with Magnus Lindberg), and starting in 2007 in Munich with Matthias Pintscher and Pascal Dusapin. In addition, he took part in master classes taught by Pierre Boulez; Peter Eötvös; and Klaus Arp. His short opera "L’autre frère" had its world premiere at the Munich Biennale in 2010 as part of a university project. He received commissions for compositions from, among others, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal under the direction of Kent Nagano; and Pierre Boulez for the Lucerne Festival 2015. His music has been performed by, for example, the symphony orchestra of Bayerischer Rundfunk; DSO Berlin; and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. In 2013 he received a scholarship from the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation. He has been director of the INDEX Ensemble in Munich since 2010. He works as an assistant conductor with the hr-Sinfonieorchester and Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt. As a guest conductor he has conducted for, among others, RSO Wien; Staatskapelle Halle; and the MDR Sinfonieorchester. He has worked together with soloists such as Albrecht Mayer and Ragna Schirmer. Samy Moussa lives in Paris and Berlin.

 

 

Klangspuren plus 2009 / 1

Gesprächskonzert der Münchener Biennale mit dem Komponisten Samy Moussa