Polina Korobkova (*2001), is a Russian composer, artist and performer, born and raised in Moscow, residing in Zurich, Switzerland.

She is currently studying MA composition in Zurich University of Arts with Isabel Mundry and in Basel Music Academy with Caspar Johannes Walter. Polina has completed her bachelor in Composition and Music Theory in Central Music College of Moscow State P.I.Tchaikovsky Conservatory under the guidance of prof. Vladimir Tarnopolsky and Olga Bochikhina.

She has also received instruction from Georges Aperghis, Beat Furrer, Helmut Lachenmann, Wolfgang Rihm, Martin Shüttler, Bernard Cavanna, Dmitri Kourliandski, Bryn Harrison, Enno Poppe, Oscar Bianchi, Kaija Saariaho, Sir George Benjamin, Martijn Padding, Jasna Velickovic, Katharina Rosenberger, Olaf Nicolai, Fredrick Gifford, Bernhard Gander and many others.

Polina participated in such festivals as 26th Young Composers’ Meeting in Apeldoorn (2020); 9th International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky-city (2019); Lucerne Festival Academy (2019); International Young Composers Academy in Lugano (2019, 2018); Time of Music Summer Academy (Viitasaari, 2019); Roma Newmusicweek (Rome, 2019), Archipel Academy (Geneva, 2019) etc.

Polina is a holder of ZHdK excellence scholarship, winner of the 26th Apeldoorn-comission prize (2020) and molOt ensemble’s competition (2019). She has also received special prize for the most promised young composer at the “Joseph Dorfman Memorial Composers Competition" (Ochsenhausen, 2017) and a special mention in mdi ensemble’s Call for Scores (2019).

Her works have been performed in Zürich, Basel, Lucerne, Lugano, Geneva, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Berlin, Barcelona, Apeldoorn and Oslo by such ensembles as Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, orkest de ereprijs, MCME ensemble, Ensemble Modern, Jack quartet, Mivos quartet, mdi ensemble, DELIRIUM ensemble, molOt-ensemble, Reheard ensemble, FESTINO chamber choir and many acclaimed soloists.

Polina’s has a special interest in contemporary philosophy, especially in dark theories, speculative turn, acceleration and object oriented ontology, as well as in contemporary art and experimental cinematography. She is open to collaboration with artists, film directors, actors and scientists.