Anton Lukoszevieze

cello

Anton Lukoszevieze is renowned worldwide for his sublime performances of avant-garde, experimental and improvised music. In England he has given solo performances at the Bath, Huddersfield, Oxford New Music, Sonorities, LMC, Hoxton and Aldeburgh Festivals as well as at numerous international festivals throughout Europe and the USA. He has also made frequent programmes and broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, Danish Radio, Deutschland Rundfunk and WDR. Anton has also appeared as a soloist with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He has had close workiong relationships with many avant-garde composers, notably Gerhard Stäbler, Michael Parsons, Amnon Wolman, Helmut Oehring, Kunso Shim, Christopher Fox, Richard Ayres, Philip Corner, Phill Niblock, Malcolm Goldstein and Laurence Crane.

Keen to explore other art forms, Anton is also the subject of four films by the renowned filmmaker Jayne Parker, commissioned by the Arts Council of Great Britain in 2000. He is also unique in the UK through his use of the curved bow (BACH-Bogen) which he is using to develop new repertoire for the cello. Anton is the founder and Director of the ensemble Apartment House, which since its formation in 1995 has rapidly established itself as a leading British exponent of avant-garde and experimental music from around the world.