Elena Kats-Chernin b. 1957

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Elena Kats-Chernin is one of Australia's leading composers * Trained in Moscow, Australia, and Germany, her distinctive idiom reflects her unique personal history * Music often combines chiseled rhythmic pulsation with a bittersweet melodic/harmonic language * Diverse output includes operas, orchestral works, chamber and solo pieces, plus music for dance, film, and theater * Interpreters include Ensemble Modern, Bang on a Can All-Stars, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra * Her Wild Swans was a hit at Australian Ballet and the haunting Eliza Aria was used in the highly successful Lloyds TSB advertising campaign For the journey...