Leo Svirsky. Photo by Ana Lemnaru
Leo Svirsky is an American born composer, pianist and accordionist living in The Hague, where he received a masters in composition from the Royal Conservatoire after studying under Cornelis de Bondt, Martijn Padding and Antoine Beuger. His works reference Shona mbira music, ambient, The Necks and Julius Eastman, among others. His music has been released by Catch Wave Ltd, Another Timbre, Emanem, Ehse and Unsounds, and he has shared bills with the likes of Laraaji and James Blackshaw.