Carolina Eyck

Carolina Eyck is largely recognized as one of the world’s best theremin soloists. Her performances around the world have helped to promote this unusual musical instrument. She published the first extensive theremin method book.

As a soloist and chamber musician she has given concerts worldwide and collaborated with Heinz Holliger, Robert Kolinsky, Gerhard Oppitz, the conductors Andrey Boreyko, Michael Sanderling, Gürer Aykal and John Storgårds, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg , the HR-Symphony Orchestra, the Dresden Philharmonic, the Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Essen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lapland Chamber Orchestra, the Heidelberg Symphonic Orchestra and ACME, the American Contemporary Music Ensemble.

In 2012, Carolina played the theremin solo at the world premiere of the two symphonies “Mesopotamia” and “Universe” by Fazil Say. The Finnish composer Kalevi Aho dedicated a theremin concert to Carolina which she performed for the first time in October 2012. This Concerto was published by BIS Records in July 2014. The recording was rewarded in 2015 with the german ECHO-Classic prize in the category "Concert Recording of the Year (Music 20./21. century)".

Together with the pianist and composer Christopher Tarnow, she is forming a duo since 2013. Their works have been published in October 2015 by the label GENUIN. In 2016 Carolina Eyck and American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) released the "Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet", composed by Carolina Eyck.

Carolina has conducted workshops, lectures and master classes worldwide. In 2006, she published the first extensive theremin method book entitled “The Art of Playing the Theremin”. Since 2010 she is the artistic director of the Theremin Summer Academy in Colmar (France) and the Theremin Spring Academy in Leipzig and Berlin (since 2013).

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Leyohmi (Luminescence)Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet6:05
Nukkuva Luohla (Sleepy Dragon)Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet4:16
Metsa Happa (Jumping River)Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet4:40
Theremin Sonata No. 1: III. Presto giocosoTarnow: Theremin Sonatas5:57
Theremin Sonata No. 2: II. PassacagliaTarnow: Theremin Sonatas6:54
Theremin Sonata No. 2: I. LentoTarnow: Theremin Sonatas10:35
Theremin Sonata No. 2: III. FugatoTarnow: Theremin Sonatas6:41
2 Intermezzi: No. 1. —Tarnow: Theremin Sonatas4:41
Oakunar Lynntuja (Strange Birds)Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet3:36
2 Intermezzi: No. 2. —Tarnow: Theremin Sonatas7:16
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