Interview fragments

This spring I got interviewed by the British journalist Tom Warner. We spoke about creative paths, soundtracks and how music works with film, competitions and what they bring, how to not write “cool” music for its own sake, childhood demands of a future musician, developing skills and the difficulties of presenting oneself. Here are a few snippets of that conversation.

Interview for

After the Transatlantyk competition I gave an interview for Culture section on my path towards winning the prize, my classical music education in Latvia and the new contemporary European lifestyle.

The article is in Russian at