Asia Ahmetjanova

Asia is a Latvian composer and pianist based in Lucerne, Switzerland. After initial
studies at the Emils Darzins Music School, she completed degrees at the Estonian
Academy of Music and Theater and the Hochschule Luzern, studying with, amongst
others, Konstantin Lifschitz (piano) and Dieter Ammann (composition). She also
worked in Lucerne with Bernhard Lang, Wolfgang Rihm and Enno Poppe, at
Darmstadt International Summer Course with Raphaël Cendo, Fabien Lévy, Martin
Schüttler and at the Tchaikovsky City Composers Academy with Oscar Bianchi,
Carola Bauckholt, Fabien Lévy, Dmitry Kourliandski and Sergej Newski, as well as
electronic music with Dimitris Maronidis and Junghae Lee. She has collaborated in
Europe and the USA from Formanti Ensemble, Ensemble Schallfeld, Ensemble
Sargo, Quartett Quadra, ReDo String quartet, Ensemble Nomads, Compagnie la
Tempête and soloists from all over the world. Inner and exterior movement, dialogue
and performance have become the concentration points in her work.