following


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                   glimmering
                                            


 
                                                                                             between 
 
 
                 here and now



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                                                                         a river


a flower  


                                                                                                                                       a shadow
              
      
                                          a stone








BIO



Ángeles Rojas (b. 1988) is a composer from Buenos Aires, Argentina living in Berlin.


Her practice is centered on the listening experience as a sensitive means to inhabit other perceptions of time and space. In her music she explores the concept of unity through deepening into the harmonic spectrum and the resonance phenomena.


Some of the ensembles and performers that were part of her pieces are Nuntempe Ensemble (ARG), Kommas Ensemble (DE), Hápax Kollektiv (DE), 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), Composers meet Composers (DE), Ciclo Resonar (ARG), Festival for Patagonia (PL), Festival en tiempo real (COL), Atemporanea (ARG), Ruido (ARG-US), Ciclo de Música Contemporánea del Teatro San Martin (ARG), FIBA (ARG), Mixtur (ESP), Coincidence (US) and Woodstockhausen (CA) and in places such as CheLA, Centro Cultural Kirchner, Santa Felicitas Museum, Centro Cultural Recoleta and Centro Cultural San Martin. 


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







WORKS


Solo                                                                                    

becoming the echo of landscape (2022)

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 earth sounds in your ears (2020)

we breathed as breathes the sound (2018)

d
os horizontes (2018)


Quartet

the way of the wood (2022)

æolus (2017)


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 path is the temple (2019):

a walking space
a breathing space
a memory space

yin & yang (2018)

l
eviathan (2016)


Choir

a deep resonance (2019)

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’

shruti box, objects and perception; 20’ or more

two string instrument; ~10’

two contrabass flutes; ~15’




electric guitar quartet; ~15’ or more

string quartet and video; free duration




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

open ensemble; ~40’

group of performers and a message; 15’ or more

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, string instruments and video; ~20’

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




vocal ensemble and percussion; ~45’

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



klangraum 2022