SVETISLAV BOZIC (b 1954 )
Svetislav Božić has had his compositions performed in Japan, in the United States, Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, Ukraine, and particularly in Russia. The interpreters of his works have included the Chorus of St Petersburg, the Ukraine Philharmonic, the Oxford Philomusicain the Regent Hallin London, under the patronage of Vladimir Ashkenazy), and the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra in Moscow, conducted by Vladimir Fedoseev. His most important works are Song of Metohija for piano and orchestra, The Racana Prayer for chorus and orchestra, Last love of Istanbul, a symphonic poem, Dream of the Emperor of light for two pianos, The Horses of St-Marc, a symphonic poem, and Liturgy of the Sky for mixed chorus.
Courtesy of Olivier Raimbault