In the choir since 2005
In 2003, Arina Mirsaetova graduated from the music theory and choir conducting faculties of the Biysk music college. In 2008, she graduated from the Glinka State Conservatory (Novosibirsk) with a specialization in choir conducting. Since 2005, she has performed with the New Siberian Singers chamber choir which was founded by Teodor Currentzis and later transformed into the musicAeterna choir.
At the moment, Arina Mirsaetova is also the choirmaster, inspector and librarian at musicAeterna. She is a laureate of the cross-regional German Songs Competition (Novosibirsk) and the All-Russian Vocal Olympiad (Ekaterinburg).
musicAeterna choir events
Andreas Moustoukis (b. 1971)
“Liturgy of St. Leontius” for mixed choir (2021)
Im Äther for mixed choir, 4 double basses, electronics, percussion and the ondes Martenot (2023, world premiere)
musicAeterna Choir and Orchestra Soloists
Conductor Vitaly Polonsky
MusicAeterna resident composer Andreas Moustoukis presents the result of his two-year work at Dom Radio. Together with the “Liturgy of St. Leontius”, fragments of which have been repeatedly heard in the concerts by the musicAeterna Choir, on June 6, the world premiere of his new composition – IM ÄTHER (“In Ether”) for mixed choir, 4 double basses, electronics, percussion and the ondes Martenot will take place. This is a micropolyphonic work based on the poems by Paul Celan interspersed with quotations from world cinema.
The author explains the essence of the new work as follows: “Im Äther (στον αιθέρα) is the need to breath out in the stratosphere were the gravitation is low and all the time is becoming one and a single moment of a crystal silence. The past, the present and the future stop to exist between then and now in a violent and compensating ‘why’, they just exist timelessly in the cosmic black as if they were small red shining dots of love, the tears of eternity.”
Photo: Selena Zhigulskaya