Nadir Vassena – Swiss Music Prize 2015
Added on 15 September 2022
Nadir Vassena was born in Lugano in 1970. He studied composition in Milan under Bruno Zanolini and then at Freiburg im Breisgau under Johannes Schöllhorn.
In 1993, he attended Brian Ferneyhough’s composition course at Royaumont.
From 2004 to 2011 he was artistic director of the Zurich Tage für neue Musik with the guitarist Mats Scheidegger.
He currently teaches composition at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana.
- Year of creation
- Julien Gremaud, Noémie Gygax
Credits and thanks
Swiss Music Prize 2015
Edited by Federal Office of Culture, Berne
Project managers: Martine Chalverat
Art directors: Noémie Gygax, Julien Gremaud
Direction and editing: Olivier Bemer
Production and interview: Julien Gremaud
Sound designer: Aurélien Hamm
Graphic design: Noémie Gygax
Translation: Tatiana Tagli