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Nino Russell

Nino Russell is a British composer and producer, also known under the alias ZOLLINO.

His music has been widely performed in the UK at the CBSO Centre, Leeds Lieder Festival and Royal College of Music, among others, internationally across the US, and broadcast on Amazon Prime Video, ITV and Transmission RoundHouse.

Nino is currently undertaking doctoral research in composition at the Royal College of Music, London, under the supervision of Alison Kay and Diana Salazar, supported by the Frank Bridge Studentship and the Kit and John Gander Award. His research into generative, modular, and reactive compositional systems are explored within a series of new works, Constellations. Nino also holds a Master of Composition (MComp) with Distinction from the Royal College of Music, and a Bachelor of Music (BMus) in Composition with First Class Honours from the London College of Music, supported by the Nina Williams Scholarship.

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Alison Kay


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