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Name: Voya Toncitch
Skills: Composer, Player, Soloist, Writer (international concert pianist, musicologist, composer, critic)
Fax: +356 21 44 16 24
Address: Malta
Links: E-mail
TONCITCH, VOYA French international concert pianist, musicologist and composer. Numerous concerts, recitals, lecture-recitals on aesthetics and philosophy of contemporary music, piano master-classes worldwide, including France, Belgium, Holland, Great Britain, Republic of Ireland, Norway, Finland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal, Malta, as well as in Africa, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, New Zealand, Australia, South America, USA (New York, Washington, D.C. Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Ohio, California.) Has recorded for broadcasting companies in Europe, North America, South America, Asia-Far East and Australia. Has premiered works by numerous composers, including Jean-Louis Dhaine, Bozidar Kantuser, Yvonne Hédoux, Wolfgang Andreas Schultz, Barbara Heller, Mia Zabelka, Zbynek Mateju, Hyo-shin Na, Chan Ka Nin, Julian Yu, Reinhold Weber, Spiros Mazis. His musicological essays, all written in French, are published in Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Italy and Canada. Some titles are quoted in reference works in encyclopaedias, The New Grove Dictionary of Music (Chopin, John Cage), Grove Dictionary of American Music (Cage), Das Grosse Lexicon der Musik Herder (Chopin), Guide to Reseurch Garland Publishing New York/London (Impressions sur impressionnisme), The Philosopher’s Index (“Philosophie de la musique contemporaine. Contribution à la recherche). His own compositions for orchestra, chamber ensembles, choir and solo instruments are published in Germany. Has sponsored scholarships to musicians from Third-World countries through competitions organized by French diplomatic and cultural services in India, Paraguay, the Philippines. Has organized International Composition Contest “Voya Toncitch Prize” in 1987, won by Lutz Glandien (Germany). Dedications by composers from France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, USA. Has founded in 1981 a music section at the French Cultural Centre / Alliance Française in Calcutta and in 1983 the Contemporary Music Library in Asunción, Paraguay. Painter with exhibitions in Paris, La Rochelle, Nantes and other French cities and in Singapore.



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