Heera Kim is a korean composer who has produced a range of orchestra, chamber ensemble and vocal music including electronic music. She studied composition and music theory in Kyung-Hee university in Seoul, afterwards with Prof. York Höller (composition), Prof. Hans Ulrich Humpert (electronic composition) at college of music Cologne and Prof. Wolfgang Rihm at college of music Karlsruhe.


 She has participated workshops among others Young Composer Meeting 2006 in Apeldoorn, Holland, Acanthes Metz 2009 and Darmstädter Ferienkurse 2006, 2010 .


 She was winner of  Forum Ost&West Composition Prize (2001), Composition Competition of Ensemble for new music Zurich (2007), Walter Witte Prize (2007), BMW Composition Prize of  Musica Viva (2007), Günter Bialas Composition Competition (2008) and Berliner Opernpreis (2010).

2008 she was recipient of "Stipendium des Freundeskreises Karlsruhe", 2009  UNESCO-Aschberg Bursary for Artists and 2011/2012 Young Art Frontier Grant, Arts Council Korea.

 
 2008-2010 Artist in Residence in Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska USA, Gedok-Atelierhaus Lübeck, Denkmalschmiede Höfgen in Grimma Germany, Visby Centre for Composer in Gotland Sweden, Villa Sträuli in Winterthur Switzerland, Atelier Rondo Graz Austria and Schreyahn Künstlerhaus Germany.            


Her works have been performed by, among others ;

Ensemble for new music Zurich, Ensemble Eriprij Apeldoorn, Ensemble Oktopus Munich, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre National de Lorraine. 
May 2010 her first opera "Der Unfall" was premiered by Neuköllner Oper Berlin and October 2010 Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra played new ensemble piece (conducted by Pascal Rophé). 


Currently she is in residence at the Cité internationale des Arts Paris and is attending the Cursus 1 in composition and music technologies at IRCAM.



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Orchestral/Large Ensemble


'NAMOK'
 for orchestra  (2010) - 15'

 

'Kyeol' for large ensemble (2010) - 13'

'RE:' for orchestra (2009) - 10'

'EX ABRUPTO' for four singers and orchestra (2008-2009) - 17'

'MONOCHROM' for wind symphony orchestra (2008) - 8'

 


Chamber

'REDO' for daegum, sheng, changgu, geomungo and stringtrio (2011) - 13'

'Polaroid Moment' for alto flute, bass clarinet, piano, violin, viola, violoncello and double bass (2011) - 11'

'Minuscape' for flute, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, piano, percussion, violin and violoncello (2010) - 12'

'Mal' for stringquartet (2010) - 8'

'Sai [ʃa:i]' for flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello (2010)  - 8'

'ZOOM' for pianotrio (2009) - 7'

'PAN' for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, percussion and piano (2009) - 8'

'The Art of Shading' for alto saxophone and trumpet (2009) - 9'

'Thirst' for baritone and percussion (2009) - 6'

'UNDO' for piano four hands (2009) - 12'

'...peu à peu...' for violin and viola (2008) - 8'

'durchleuchtet' for three recorders (2008) - 8'

'schwebend...' for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, percussion and prepared piano (2008) - 10'

'Ee-Mil-Leh' for soprano and ensemble (flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola and violoncello) (2008) - 13'

'Nabi' for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, percussion and prepared piano (2007)- 10'




Vocal

'KOMMA,' for female choir a cappella (2009) - 6'

'S[z]umun' for three female voices and ensemble 
(flute, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, percussion and three violins) (2008) - 13'



Opera


'Der Unfall' for three voices and small ensemble (2009) - 25'



Electronic

'MUSICA PER DUELLO' for solo tuba and live-electronics(2012) - 7'

'Zapping' for solo viola and electrinics (2011) - 7'

'Fahrenheit Plus/Minus' for percussion and tape (2010) - 8'

'Music for Kika Nicolela's Project' (2010) - 10'

'Nam-Brief an einen Fremden - elektronische Sprachkomposition' (2006) - 10'





























































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September 2013 Seoul 
Olympus Hall 

MEUN
for clarinet, contrabass and tape (2013) premiere 

http://www.olympushall.co.kr/index.aspx




September 2013 Darmstadt 
Akademie für Tonkunst 

Sai [ʃa:i] for flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello (2013) premiere

Ensemble Phorminx

htto://www.ensemble-phorminx.de




August 2013 Paris 
59 RIVOLI 

Installation sonore

http://www.59rivoli.org/main.html




August 2013 Imsterberg 

re-echoed
for clarinet, violoncello and prepared piano (2013)

Trio Catch

Klangspuren Laustärker

http://www.klangspuren.at/index.php?id=236&L=0




2, 3 July 2013 Paris 
Centre Culturel Coréen, Cité internationale des Arts 

re-echoed
for clarinet, violoncello and prepared piano (2013) premiere

Trio Catch

http://www.coree-culture.org/concert-de-musique-contemporaine,1758.html




8 June 2013 Paris, IRCAM 

Things we said today for vocal ensemble of six voices and live electronics (2013) premiere

Les Cris de Paris
Directed by Geoffroy Jourdain
IRCAM Pedagogical Advisor Éric Daubresse

http://manifeste2013.ircam.fr/event/litineraire-les-cris-de-paris/








September 2012 Seoul 


Fragment - Concept Opera (2012) premiere
two voices, ensemble, video and electronics


Seoul Arts Center Jayu Theater
http://www.sac.or.kr/eng/




07 April 2012 Paris 


MUSICA PER DUELLO
for tuba and live electronics (2012) premiere

Emilien Courait, Tuba

Atelier-Concert Cursus 1 IRCAM




20 January 2012 Tokyo 


NAMOK
for orchestra (2010) premiere


Tokyo philharmonic orchestra 

Directed by Toshiyuki Kudo






15 December 2011 Seoul 

Portrait Concert 
Works for chamber ensemble 

Seoul Art space - Mullae

http://www.seoulartspace.or.kr/G05_mullae/programView.asp?idx=4881






27 November 2011 Seoul 

 

Zapping for viola and tape (2011) premiere


Soomin Lee, Viola






13, 16 November 2011 Berlin 

 

REDO for ensemble (2011) premiere

geomungo, changgu, sheng, daegum and stringtrio


Ensemble AsianArt Berlin






31 October 2011 Thessaloniki 
3 November 2011 Frankfurt 
 
Polaroid Moment for ensemble (2011) premiere

DissonArt Ensemble
Directed by Scott Voyles






26 June 2011 Madrid

8, 9 July 2011 Valencia


PAN for ensemble (revision) 
Schlaflos, Frage und Antwort (
Arrangement of  Franz Liszt) for large ensemble (2011)  
premiere


Ensemble Grup Mixtour

Directed by Pablo Rus






05 May 2011 Antwerp
 
Muster Music for Kika Nicolela's Project (2010) 

alto saxophone, horn, violin, viola and doublebass

Ensemble Branie







05 May 2011 Strasbourg

Filmmusik for bass clarinet, trumpet and violoncello (revision)     
Film: Floriang Haag


 

http://film.hfg-karlsruhe.de/aktuelles/16mm-stummfilme-straßburg

















  









































































September 2012 Seoul, South Korea

New Work for Chamber Opera

Seoul Arts Center Juyu Theater
http://www.sac.or.kr/eng/




































 



 


























 


































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