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Yoav Pasovsky

Yoav Pasovsky was born in 1980 in Israel. He studied composition at the University of Arts Berlin. Among his instructors were Daniel Ott; Walter Zimmermann; Stephan Winkler (composition); and Wolfgang Heiniger (electronic music). In his works Pasovsky deals with topics such as perception and cognitive processes, intermediality, East Asian aesthetics, and the tension between creativity, technology, and science. Pasovsky´s works have been performed at various festivals for new music in Europe (including the Donaueschingen Musiktagen (in 2012 and 2015); Ultraschall (2012); Munich Biennale (2012); ISCM World New Music Days (2006); and in Asia and the U.S. In addition, his works have been broadcast on the radio in many countries. He has collaborated with the SWR Orchestra under the baton of Peter Eötvös, and with ensembles such as ensemble adapter; Zafraan Ensemble; Nadar; U3; United Berlin; Red Light New Music; Asian Art Ensemble; Quartet New Generation; and Ensemble Modern Academy. In 2008 Pasovsky was composer-in-residence with the Spanish ensemble Taller Sonoro. Pasovsky was awarded the Elsa Naumann Scholarship (2011) and the Cité des Artes Residence Grant from the Berlin Senate (2012).