Igor Semenoff



Igor Semenoff (°1966) studied violin with Philipp Hirshhorn and got the first prize in chamber music and his superior certificate of violin at the Royal Academy of Brussels. He teaches violin at the Academy of Brussels and at the Conservatory of Mons, as well as Chamber Music at the Royal Conservatoy of Brussels. He's a member of Ictus since 1994.

Igor Semenoff (°1966) studeerde viool aan het Koninkelijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel, onder meer met Philippe Hirshhorn. Hij behaalde de eerste prijs in Kamermuziek. Hij doceert viool aan de Kunstacademie van de Stad Brussel en aan het Conservatorium van Bergen, en doceert ook Kamermuziek aan het Conservatorium van Brussel. Hij is lid van Ictus sinds 1994.

Igor Semenoff (°1966) a étudié le violon à l'Académie de Bruxelles, entre autres avec Philippe Hirshhorn. Il a obtenu le Premier Prix de Musique de Chambre. Il enseigne le violon à l'Académie de la Ville de Bruxelles et au Conservatoire de Mons, ainsi que la Musique de Chambre au Conservatoire de Bruxelles. Il est membre d'Ictus depuis 1994.

Projects tagged with [Igor Semenoff]

Vortex Temporum (with Rosas)

Choreography: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker | Music: Gérard Grisey

49 events, 8 articles & 1 audiofragment

Lost Cowboy

Ictus String Quartet presents : John Adams, Øyvind Torvund, Béla Bartók, Luciano Berio, James Dillon

String Quartet in Lille

Francesconi, Nancarrow, Adams

1 event

Rain (Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker)

Choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, music by Steve Reich

15 events, 3 articles & 1 audiofragment


a cantata written by Oscar Bianchi for vocal ensemble, instrumental ensemble, 3 soloists and electronics

2 articles & 1 audiofragment

Wagner Dream

Opera by Jonathan Harvey and Jean-Claude Carrière, staged by Pierre Audi

3 articles & 1 audiofragment

La Frontière (Philippe Manoury, 2003)

Chamber opera by Philippe Manoury, libretto by Daniela Langer, directed by Yoshi Oïda


François Sarhan's pop evening

3 articles & 1 audiofragment

Riccardo Nova : Drones (2001)

Carnatic rhythms and electric orkestra

1 audiofragment

Waits | Weill

T. Waits : songs from The Black Rider & Frank’s Wild Years | K. Weill : songs from Mahagonny, Dreigroschen Opera, Lady in the Dark

3 articles

With Toshio Hosokawa (2005)

A portrait

Ictus String Quartet

Steen-Andersen, Webern, Stravinsky, Ligeti

Berio / Bartok / Dillon : Violin Duets

George van Dam, Igor Semenoff

Liquid Room I

Contemporary music, but a way of listening to it as though at a rock festival or an electronic improvisation night, on 4 stages.

Professor (Maud Le Pladec)

Choreography and live music after "Professor Bad Trip" Cycle by Fausto Romitelli

1 audiofragment

Riley (a rainbow...) | Reich (Eighteen musicians)

Reich : Music for Eighteen Musicians (Bozar, Main Hall) | Riley : A rainbow in curved air (Bozat, Hall Horta) | With Synergy Vocals

1 event


Dance performance in museum

4 events & 1 article

Piano & String Quartet (Fumiyo ikeda | Morton Feldman)

Dance & live music

1 event & 1 article

Jardin Des Secrets (A Nocturnal Journey)

A musical journey at the Opera

1 event

Short Is The Night (Saint Johns' Eve)


1 event

Interstices [with Amir ElSaffar]

New work for trumpet, santur and ensemble

4 events & 1 audiofragment

Einstein on the beach [concert version]

Philip Glass, concert version, with Suzanne Vega & Collegium Vocale Gent

25 events & 1 audiofragment

Der verschwundene Hochzeiter [KLAUS LANG]

A new opera by Klaus Lang, a commission of the Bayreuther Festspiele

1 event, 1 article & 1 audiofragment

At the bottom of the sea

String quartet & clarinet

3 events

Trois Contes [Gérard Pesson]

A new opera by Gérard Pesson and David Lescot

1 event & 1 article



8 events

The sea of despair

String quartets: Béla Bartók, Klaus Lang

1 event

BARTÓK: 4th Quartet


1 event

O Sentimental Machine

Chamber music and Kentridge's films

3 events, 1 article & 1 audiofragment

Joanna Bailie: 1979

New work for ensemble and electronics in space

6 events & 1 article

PIPE ORGAN & STRING QUARTET (Arkbro, Frey, Lindwall)

Ce concert réunit un quatuor à cordes amplifié et « l’Orgue du Voyage » modulaire de Jean-Baptiste Monnot — un monstre en kit composé de

1 event


Brussels Philharmonic, Ictus, Ilan Volkov

1 event & 1 article

Child of Light

Vivier, Grisey, Medeksaite, Tjøgersen   |   with Brussels Philharmonic, Ilan Volkov, Lore Binon, Caspar Langhoff

2 events

Professor Bad Trip [revival 2023]

Fausto Romitelli in Venice

2 events & 1 article

FEAT. ‘Pony Says’

(Festival ECLAT, Stuttgart)

1 event

Infinite Possibilities of a String

Fafchamps, Sukič, Kokoras & Braxton in Plasencia

1 event

Watch & listen to [Igor Semenoff]

Fausto Romitelli : Professor Bad Trip

“Like a Sonic Youth version of Bach” — (De Standaard, Maarten Beirens)

Magnus Lindberg : Chamber Music

Magnus Lindberg : Clarinet Quintet (1992) | Related Rocks (1997) A Megadisc CD, 2000

1 soundcloud track

François Sarhan : L'Nfer, un petit détail

3 excerpts from "L'Nfer, un petit détail" (CD "Pop Up", MFA 2012)

1 video

Vortex Temporum

Choreography : Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker | Music : Vortex Temporum, Gérard Grisey (1996)

1 video

Francesco Filidei : Ballata n.2

Live in Strasbourg, September22nd, 2012, Festival Musica

1 download
1 soundcloud track

With Amir ElSaffar

Interstices, for ensemble, Royaumont 2017

2 soundcloud tracks

Grisey : VORTEX TEMPORUM I [studio version]

for piano and five instruments

1 video


in MoMA, NYC

1 video


« The Lost Groom », an opera by Klaus Lang and Paul Esterhazy

1 video