Ulf-Diether SoykaUlf-Diether Soyka

Biography

Ulf-Diether Soyka, born in in Vienna, Austria. Since the year 2006, he is leading the intercultural seminar "Mikrotöne" (Enharmonic-microtonal Organ by Hans-André Stamm) at the Prayner Konservatorium in Vienna, where he is teaching structure and composition since 2000. Occasionally, he is working as conductor (e.g. the scenic first performance of the ballet “Termiten” by D. Kaufmanns). He wrote contract compositions for the Baku Arts Centre, the Hofmusikkapelle Wien, the Stadttheater Klagenfurt / Carinthia, the Bühne Amstetten / Lower Austria, the ORF, the festival "Kinderklang", the Theodor-Kramer society, the city of Göppingen, and many more. He composed operas, ballets, masses, one oratorium, three piano concertos, two violin concertos, songs, choral and chamber music, as well as microtonal pieces and audio art.

Discography

  • CD: Microtones for Microchips, op. 7/6 (2006), 70 microtonal compositions for the Enharmonic-microtonal Organ (contract composition for NUPArt 2006)