Elena Khurgina is a harpsichordist, based in Hamburg, working in the field of early and contemporary music, and free improvisation. As a musician, she is interested in historical performance and in collaborative interdisciplinary projects that allow studying the relationship between modern and old, sound and vision, and music as a tool for non-verbal communication.
Elena was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine. She graduated from Gnessin State Music Academy in Moscow in 2013 as a pianist and studied harpsichord as a second instrument. In 2017 Elena moved to Germany to focus on harpsichord. Currently, she is studying at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg with Prof. Menno van Delft and Prof. Carsten Lohff. She participated in master classes with Elisabeth Joyé, Menno van Delft, Skip Sempé, Christophe Rousset, Goska Isphording, and Jane Chapman.
Elena takes part in different festivals and concerts in Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands as a soloist, basso continuo player, and member of the SPIIC Ensemble.
HOOU-Projekte stellen sich vor II
mit Projekten aus der Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, der Technischen Universität Hamburg und der HAW Hamburg
Moderation: Goran Lazarevic