Zosha Di Castri
Fellow: Awarded 2021
Field of Study: Music Composition
Competition: US & Canada
Zosha Di Castri is a Canadian composer, pianist, sound artist living in New York. Her work, which is performed internationally, extends beyond purely concert music including projects with electronics, installations, and collaborations with video and dance. She has worked with such ensembles as the BBC Symphony and BBC Singers, San Francisco Symphony, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the L.A. Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, ICE, JACK Quartet, Yarn/Wire, the NEM, Ensemble Cairn, and Talea Ensemble among others.
Upcoming projects include a miniature for orchestra, a new work for Ekmeles vocal ensemble, a sound installation, and a song cycle for soprano and orchestra. Zosha is currently the Francis Goelet Assistant Professor of Music at Columbia University and a recent fellow at the Institute for Ideas and Imagination in Paris. Her debut album Tachitipo, released in 2019 to critical acclaim, can be found on New Focus Recordings, and the title track was nominated for The JUNO Awards’ 2021 Classical Composition of the Year.
Photo Credit: David Adamcyk