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Composer and multi-instrumentalist, one of the leaders of the group Art Zoyd from 1971 to 1997, Thierry Zaboitzeff now writes for dance, theater, multimedia events, films as well as for his own projects and performances.




1971 - 1996

Thierry Zaboitzeff joined the band Art Zoyd in France, which he completely reformed in 1975 in collaboration with Gérard Hourbette. Art Zoyd undertakes a series of tours around the world and presents ambitious musical and theatrical projects, such as composition and live concerts for the ballet company of Roland Petit, premiered at the Scala di Milano / Italy. Art Zoyd composes the cinema concerts "Nosferatu", "Faust", "Häxan", which are touring worldwide (La Scala Milan, Yokohama Festival, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Adelaide Festival / Australia, Lincoln Center New York, Queen Elizabeth Hall London, European tours ...)


With Art Zoyd, Thierry Zaboitzeff releases 12 albums, which are constantly being reissued.  



1997 - today

Thierry Zaboitzeff leaves Art Zoyd and opens his own studio, founds his band Zaboitzeff & Crew, with whom he realizes many musical projects.

In addition, Zaboitzeff is involved in many projects either under the aegis of or in collaboration with several filmmakers, theater directors and choreographers and such as Editta Braun, Beda Percht, Eric Lacascade, Stéphane Vérité, Hubert Lepka, Harald Friedl, Nathalie Borgers and others.

A true sculptor of sound spaces, he integrates himself into very different universes and participates in projects and events presented in various European capitals.

In 2003 he created with his formation Zaboitzeff & Crew a "Missa Furiosa" for the Brucknerfest at the Posthof, Linz. This Latin mass for techno-pop ensemble and lyrical singers, which is located somewhere between techno-rock and classical music on the spectrum of musical genres, in 2004 then the "Llibre Vermeil", an electronic arrangement of a collection of religious hymns from the 13th century.

In 2005 Zaboitzeff was invited to compose the music for a performance in honor of Jules Verne "Journey to the Center of the Earth", which was performed live by Zaboitzeff & Crew in December 2005 at the Stade de France, Paris, St. Denis, in front of 90,000 spectators.

Numerous compositions - studio and live - for theater and dance, but also for film, such as "Wind of Sand, Women of Rock" by Nathalie Borgers or the live cinema concert "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari", premiered in Berlin at the International Caligari Festival.

For Beda Percht's multimedia open-air spectacle "Feuerwelt, eine Sciencefiction" he is composing the Linzer Klangwolke 2011.


Thierry Zaboitzeff has released 22 albums that are set in the vastness between the genres of symphonic rock, electronic music and acoustic music.


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