Michal Janocha

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Composer, conductor and sound artist based in Poznań. Author of chamber, symphonic, electroacoustic pieces, sound installations as well as theatre music and one opera.

He graduated Music Academy in Poznań with distintion in both: composition (Lidia Zielińska) and orchestral conducting (Marcin Sompoliński).
 He also studied electroacoustic composition in Poznań and Ferenc Liszt Music Academy in Budapest (Andrea Szigetvári). In 2019 in earned a doctoral degree in composition with specialisation in surround sound systems and ambisonics.
 Previously, he studied architecture and urban planning at Technical University of Łódź. His further development in composition was supervised during meetings with such composers as: Ondřej Adamek, Vykintas Baltakas, Georges Aperghis, Peter Eötvös, Ramon Lazkano, Stefan Prins, Marta Ptaszyńska, Marco Stroppa, Agata Zubel and others.

He worked with: Orkest de Ereprijs, Riot Ensemble, Trans-for-Matha Ensemble, E-MEX Ensemble, Sepia Ensemble, Poznań Philharmonic, Szczecin Philharmonic, Rybnik Philharmonic, λ-ensemble, Liebchen–Kwiatkowska–Pałosz Trio and many others.


His works have been performed in Europe and USA and during festivals: Musica Electronica Nova, Autumn Waves, Earth Day Art Model, CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival, Audio Art Festival, Sound Art Festival, MDF Festival MUSIC.DESIGN.FORM, Poznań Music Spring, Warsaw Music Encounters, Young Composers Meeting 25th, Átlátszo Hang New Music Festival, Festival De Musica I Vuelta al Mundo.

He is a conductor and cofounder of Trans-for-Matha Ensemble and λ-ensemble (Poznań Laptop Orchestra), Assistant Professor in Music Academy in Poznań, member of Electroacoustic Music Studio at the Music Academy in Poznań (SMEAMuz Poznań), member of Polish Society for Electroacoustic Music (PSeME) and member of Polish Composers’ Union.

In his compositions, he focuses on connecting acoustic and electroacoustic music, all with special inspirations in spatialisation, sound illusions, interactivity, articifial intelligence and live electronics.

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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Ensemble (Instruments or Voices) and Fixed Electronic Media


CHAMBER MUSIC V for trumpet, trombone and tape (2023)
Koncert for chamber orchestra and electronics (2019)

Ensemble (Instruments or Voices) and Real Time Electronics


Chamber Music IV for amplified oboe, violin, viola and live electronics (2022)

Solo Instrument


BICOLOUR CADENZA for piano solo (2022)
Contrasted Mixtures for viola solo (2018)
Contrasted Mixtures for violin solo (2018)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Chamber Music III for clarinet, trombone, cello and piano (2021)

Opera


There is a time and place Finale - Scene III' [concert version] (2020)

Soloist (Instrument or Voice) and Real Time Electronics


Nu for alto saxophone and live electronics (2019)

Concerto


THE BLUE ORANGES concerto for extended piano and chamber orchestra (2018)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Chamber Music I for ensemble (2017)
BICOLOUR CADENZA for piano solo (2022)
Chamber Music I for ensemble (2017)
Chamber Music III for clarinet, trombone, cello and piano (2021)
Chamber Music IV for amplified oboe, violin, viola and live electronics (2022)
CHAMBER MUSIC V for trumpet, trombone and tape (2023)
Contrasted Mixtures for viola solo (2018)
Contrasted Mixtures for violin solo (2018)
Koncert for chamber orchestra and electronics (2019)
Nu for alto saxophone and live electronics (2019)
THE BLUE ORANGES concerto for extended piano and chamber orchestra (2018)
There is a time and place Finale - Scene III' [concert version] (2020)