following



                                                   invisible sounds



                                                                                                       glimmering
                                            


                                                      
                                                                          here and now


                      between



                                                                             you

       me


                                        a river



                                                                            a flower  




                                                                                    a shadow

                                                                               
         
                                                   a stone








BIO

Ángeles Rojas (b. 1988) is a composer and sound artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Her practice is centered on the listening experience as a sensitive media to inhabit other perceptions of time and space. She explores the concept of unity through the relationship between the physical dimensions of sound and the performers. Focusing in the resonance, reverberation or the echo phenomena in terms of distance, spatialization and movement.


Some of the ensembles and performers that were part of her pieces are the Nuntempe Ensemble (ARG), Kommas Ensemble (DE), Mise-en Ensemble (US), EVU Ensemble (ARG), MEI flutes (ARG), Fractus Ensemble (CH), Compañía Oblicua (ARG), Dos Uno Ensemble (ARG) and Cámara XXI (ARG). She participated in festivals such as Darmstadt (DE), Klangraum (DE), Festival for Patagonia (PL), Festival en tiempo real (COL), Atemporanea (ARG), Streaming Fest (ARG-US), Ciclo de Música Contemporánea (ARG), San Martin Theater (ARG), FIBA (ARG), Sagital (ARG), Mixtur (ESP), Coincidence (US) and Woodstockhausen (CA) and in places such as the Centro Cultural Kirchner, Santa Felicitas Museum, Centro Cultural Recoleta and Centro Cultural San Martin. She has recently released her first solo album with Sello Postal, an Argentinian experimental music label.


She holds a degree in Composition from the Universidad Nacional del Arte (UNA) in Argentina.







WORKS

Solo                                                                                    

becoming the echo of landscape (2021)

sounds in a box (2021)

an invitation to listen to a forest endure (2020)

s
ometimes i dream of a place where you can whisper with the wind (2018)


Duo

invisible invocations (2021)

the way of the wood (2021)

we breathed as breathes the sound (2018)

d
os horizontes (2018)


Ensemble

la flor renuncia a sus pétalos para escuchar las semillas brotar (2021)

breathe into the forest, into the bird, into the song (2021)

an invitation to become ocean (2020)

the earth sounds in your ears (2020)

a deep resonance (2019)

the path is the temple (2019):

a walking space
a breathing space
a memory space

yin & yang (2018)

æolus (2017)

l
eviathan (2016)

Choir

de los dos un rio (2016)

Orchestra

the form is emptiness (2018)


Instrumentation; duration

one or more performers in nature and audio recorder; ~20’

shruti box; 20’

shruti box; ~25’

one or more guitars in the wood; 10’ or more




two euphoniums; ~20’

two or more contrabasses, a book and possible answers; 30’ or more

a string instrument and its echo; ~10’

two contrabass flutes; ~15’




tam tam, bass flute, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, piano; ~20’

alto sax, baritone sax, cello, electric guitar, tuning forks, shruti box; ~40’

group of performers and a message; 15’ or more

objects and perception; 20’ or more

vocal ensemble and singing bowls, moving and healing sounds; ~45’

three activities in nature for nomadic movements:

an outside pilgrimage and field recordings; 15’~30’
breathing with a natural progression; 5’~10’
natural objects and collective memory; 12’

4 hands piano, echoes and video; ~20’

string quartet and video; free duration

violin, cello, bass clarinet, didgeridoo, piano and percussion; ~15’



mixed chorus; 3’



2 Picc., 2  Fl., 3 Ob., C.Ing. 2 Eb Cl., 2  Bb Cl., Cl. B, Cb. Cl., 3  Fg., Cfg., 4  Cor. ,3 Bb Tpt., 3 Tbn, Tba. 3 percussionist, Pno., 24 Vlns., 8 Vlas., 8 Vcs., 8 Cbs. ; ~20’
PHOTOS