b. November 22, 1979, Tallinn
Member of the Estonian Composers' Union since 2009
Member of the Estonian Association of Professional Musicians since 2009
In 2013, City of Narva awarded Vsevolod Pozdejev as the best creative teacher. As a pianist, Vsevolod Pozdejev has given solo concerts in Estonia, Russia, Poland, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. In 2008, he participated as an accompanist in international opera festival Muzyczny Ogród Liczyrzepy 2008 in Poland.
As a composer, Vsevolod Pozdejev so far has written mainly instrumental and vocal chamber works as well as works for stage where the piano holds an important place. He has also created choral works and film music.
Pozdejev’s first chamber opera "Missis Elsa" (In memory of Russian writer and artist Elena Guro) was performed at the Winter Festival of the Pille Lill Music Fund (Tallinn, Narva 2013). The second chamber opera "Sieben Briefe zur Begegnung", based on the correspondence of Rainer Maria Rilke and Marina Tsvetayeva, was premiered in Luzerner Theater as the project of The Luzern School of Music (Switzerland, 2014, stage director Eva Laas).
Number of his works has been presented at the international festivals: Międzynarodowy Konkurs im Juliusza Zarębskiego (Poland, 2011), Usedom Music Festival (Germany, 2013), "From the Avant-garde to Our Days" (St. Petersburg, 2014), A European Pianorama (Bushey, UK, 2016) and others.
In January 2017, three Vsevolod Pozdejev’s portrait concerts took place in Zurich and Luzern, program consisted of cantata "Sulamith", Suite for Flute and Piano and Lied cycle "Einsamkeit" (text Rainer Maria Rilke).
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