is a composer, performer and improviser. At the University of Vienna he studied composition with Chaya Czernowin, Karlheinz Essl and Clemens Gadenstätter. He is experimentally engaged in the construction of unique new instruments. His work focuses on composition and the practice of performative music theatre. His works are performed by important ensembles and musicians. As a composer and music theatre director, Chernyshkov’s pieces have been performed at the Hamburg State Opera, the Stanislavsky Elektrotheatre in Moscow, the Teatro alle Tese in Venice, at the Musiktheatertage Wien and at the Steirischer Herbst in Graz, among others.