Tóth Miroslav (bio_eng)
Composer and saxophonist. He is focused on contemporary, improvised, electroacoustic music and conceptual audiovisual work. He is author of many compositions for solo instruments, chamber and ensemble pieces and music for film. Now he studies on HAMU as PhD. student. He graduated from the Academy for Performing Art – VŠMU in Bratislava where he studied composition with composer Vladimír Godár. Before, he studied composition with composers Ilja Zeljenka, Jevgenij Iršai. and Musicology on Comenius University in Bratislava. He studied saxophone at the Conservatory with Dušan Húšťava, piano with Venceslava Ilievska.
He composed of four opera pieces. From 2007 to 2010 he realized audiovisual conceptual project Frutti di mare in 11 parts with more than 65 instrumentalists. He is founder and artistic leader of improvisational symphony orchestra Musica falsa et ficta (from 2006) – currently, he works on project Next Variations for Goldberg. Recently, he prepared new record and performance with the group Dunkeltherapy II. He also performs in experimental music bands/projects: Shibuya Motors (with ddkern and Slávo Krekovič – CD: Shibuya Motors with ddkern, 2010 AtraktArt), My Live Evil (with Alexander Platzner duo), Michal Paľko & Miroslav Tóth duo (recorded first CD in May 2012, Krakow, Poland ) and free jazz trio Ensemble 56 with Rafal Mazur and Miecislaw Górka or Funeral Band in Budapest.
His pieces were presented at many concerts and festivals in Slovakia and abroad. As leader, he organizes music workshops and Composition Laboratory.