Darko Rundek



1951-1967: Violin and music theory at Conservatoire, Geneva, 1950-1963: Ballet at the V.Kouznetzova Academy, Geneva, 1965-1975: Psychology at the University of Geneva,
Practice of psychotherapy, direction of a social institute.1975-1978: Dress-making and fashion designing (original creation workshop for women)

Musical compositions
For theatre, dance, cinema, radio, television and video.('Some whales' Grutli Theatre, Geneva, 'Saint-Louis' by J.C.Lubchansky, etc...)
The 'Moulin a Danses' (night club with multi-style dance orchestra)
‘Conference of the birds’ according to F.U. Attar: tale-opera in 4 acts and 42 scenes for voice, violin and effect pedals

Collaborations in France and abroad
Singers: Nina Simone, Ingrid Caven, Catherine Ribeiro, Ben Zimet, Darko Rundek, Birlyant Ramzaeva
Jazz : Barre Phillips, Trilok Gurtu, André Jaume, experimental orchestra of Montpellier,
'A cordes et à vent'
Theatre : Peter Brook and the C.I.C.T. (World tour of the 'Conference des Oiseaux' by F.U.Attar), Theatre du Loup, Comedy theatre of Geneva
Dance : Company ANTRA with Sophie Lemosof-Català (‘Opus deux’, ‘Entre ciel et terre’, ‘Les cinq saisons’, ‘Il était une fois…’), Ensemble Chorégraphique de Vitry, Company les Montreurs d'images, Les Soeurs Cha-Cha, Company Accentdanse (children and teenagers)
'Sei Solo' : sonatas and partitas for solo violin by J-S Bach (collaboration with Sanda Herzic)

Complementary Studies
Astrology, linguistics, traditional sciences
Singing (Iva Barthelemy), african percussion (L.C.Ewande), indian dhrupad music (U.M.Daggar), iranian (D.Talaï), turkish (Talip özkan), arabian (M. Loopuyt), afro-cuban percussion

Rhythm and Music Training Workshops (regular classes with musicians and dancers)
Interventions for schools with the dancer Sophie Lemosof-Català. Choral singing.
Elaboration of a “Method to approach electronic effects for arch instruments”.

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