C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Anghel, Irinel 




Romanian composer, pianist, singer and improviser (b. 1969). Her activities are devoted to the experimental music. She studied composition with Octavian Nemescu at the National University of Music in Bucharest, where she graduated in 1996 and earned her MA in composition in 1997 and PhD in composition in 2003. Among her many honors are First Prize in the competition of Romanian Radio (1998, for Mondes Impossibles I), four prizes from the Romanian Composers Union (1998-1999, 2002, 2004) and the Prize of the Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences (1999). She has also earned a creation-residency in Belgium (2000) and a grant from the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung (2002). She received the Uchimura Prize from the International Theatre Institute/UNESCO for stage music (2002, shared with the creative team of The Bloodied Lovers), the prize of the journal Actualitatea Muzicala in Bucharest (2003, for her work with Pro Contemporania Group), the Camajani Fellowship from New York University (2003, to lecture there), and the International New Music Consortium Award in New York (2003, for her work in all areas of new music). Her music has been performed in Albania, Belgium, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Canada, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, and the USA and has been broadcast throughout the world.

As a composer she is attracted by the new surrealism. As a singer she enters the path of “emotional singing” artists. Together with Sorin Romanescu, Irinel Anghel presents experimental concerts and sound theatre performances. They are known as promoters of a No Label alternative aesthetics. They have created and presented many projects such as Magic, Shopping in ParadoXphere, Talking to my Fears, Rebirth, LoveBubbleStory, Vortando, Variations on False Themes and some other Illusions, Electro-Serenades, Sound Cuisine, developing a personal direction based on their common ideas, curiosity, spontaneous chemistry and challenging attitudes.

Together with the sculptor Raluca Ghideanu, Irinel Anghel has opened in Romania the ArtDetox project. She presents her artistic “products” to the audience and ask them: What’s This? The project becomes this way a call to the awareness of personal projections.




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