Mario Merz Prize

Edition 1


Cyrill Schürch

Cyrill Schürch is an award-winning composer as well as an active pianist. His music is widely performed, most recently in St. Petersburg by the Hermitage State Orchestra, in London by Ayre Flutes, in Houston by the Moores Concert Chorale and is published by Carus-Verlag. He received his PhD in composition from King’s College London, and a BM and MM in both composition and piano from the UH Moores School of Music. Next to the new piece for the finalista concert of the Mario Merz Prize he is working on a commission for Europa Cantat 2015.