Mario Merz Prize

Edition 4

Music

Füsun Köksal

Füsun Köksal (Bursa – Turkey, 1973). Lives in Izmir, Turkey.

Köksal is a composer whose works have recently been programmed in various contemporary music festivals such as Berliner Festspiele MaerzMusik (Germany), Schleswig Holstein Music Festival (Germany), Warsaw Autumn (Poland), Via Stellae Festival (Spain), Forum Neuer Musik (Germany), Berlin Young Euro Classic (Germany), Fertile Crescent (USA), Mise-En Music Festival (USA), Centre Acanthes (France), Bilkent New Music Days (Turkey), Dias de Musica Electroacustica (Portugal), Timsonia (Romania), KNM Contemporaries (Germany) and NOW Festival (Germany). The prominent ensembles and performers who have featured her music include Derek Bermel, Agata Igras, Richard Haynes, Horia Dumitrache, Alfredo Ovalles, Matei Ioachimescu, International Ensemble Modern Academy, E-Mex Ensemble, Penderecki String Quartet, Ensemble Calliopée, Ensemble U, Hezarfen Ensemble, Pacifica Quartet.