The composer and pianist Tatsiana Zelianko (*1980) is originally from Belarus and completed her education at the Belarussian State Music Academy in Minsk, where she earned a master’s degree in instrumental interpretation (piano) and completed studies culminat-ing with the diploma for piano pedagogy and chamber music. She subsequently worked as a concert pianist at the Philharmonie of Brest in Belarus. After moving to Luxembourg in 2008, she began occupying herself with contemporary composition, studying com-position and music analysis at the Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, where she won two first prizes. In 2015 she was awarded first prize in the senior class at the international composi-tion competition “Artistes en herbe” in Luxembourg. One year later she obtained state recognition in Luxembourg as a professional freelance artist. Since 2013 her works have been in the catalogue “Luxembourg Music Publishers a.s.b.l.”, which is comprised of Luxembourgian composers. In August 2018 Tatsiana Zelianko will be invited as guest composer at the international festival Musiciennes à Oues-sant. Tatsiana Zelianko’s compositions, including the works on this CD, primarily aim to “stimulate stories”.