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Women Empowerment THE CURSED PIANO

Irmi Horn & Eva Bajic

Bajic (piano) & Irmi Horn (voice)

An Impossible Concerto for voice and piano based on the text by Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (Mother and the Music)
Opus number 128
Composer: Kaufmann Dieter

Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (Russian Мари́на Ива́новна Цвета́ева, cons. transliteration Marina Ivanovna Cvetaeva; b. 26 Septemberjul./ 8 October 1892greg. in Moscow; † 31 August 1941 in Yelabuga, Tatarstan) was a Russian poet and writer. She is among the most important Russian poets of the 20th century.

Dieter Kaufmann, who trained an entire generation of composers in electroacoustic and experimental music at the Vienna University of Music, is one of the pioneers of electronic sound in opera, choral, chamber or church music – far beyond Austria.With Opus Number 128, he composed an impossible concerto for female speaker and piano in 2011 based on the text by Marina Iwanowna Zwetajewa (Mother and the Music)and dedicated it to Elfriede Jelinek.


Eva Bajic was born and raised in Vojvodina as a member of the Hungarian minority. 1991-1999: Piano studies at the University of Music in Graz with Sebastian Benda, Thomas Duis and Ayami Ikeba with a concert diploma. 2001: Teaching qualification diploma.

Supported by a scholarship for gifted students from the Cultural Department of Graz, the Martha Debelli Scholarship and the Forum Hungaricum.

Master classes with Arbo Valdma, Zoltán Kocsis, Tamás Vásáry and Lazar Bermann, among others.

Concert activity in various countries as soloist and chamber musician with “Grazer Klarinettentrio”, “Ensemble für Neue Musik”, “Artresonanz”.

Many years of teaching experience, collaboration in various projects in which contemporary music was developed and performed with children and young people (“Klangnetze”, “Moment Musik”).

Numerous premieres as soloist and pianist of the “Ensemble Zeitfluss”, among others at the “Musikbiennale Zagreb” and at the “Steirischer Herbst”.

As a mother of two highly gifted children, she is particularly interested in this topic.

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