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Astrid Sonne (dk)
Saturday, 02 Mar 2019
Astrid Sonne is a Copenhagen-based composer and viola player. With a background in classical music, she opens up an electronic space to channel different perceptions of sensory and emotional states of being through open, melodic compositions. Balancing contrasts is a reoccurring theme in Astrid Sonnes work, where alternation between repetition and renewal is used as a mean of expression.
Her compositions consist of everything from synthesizers to choir samples and viola sequences, exceeding genre definitions yet paying homage to sources of inspiration, be it a Danish choir tradition or various noise soundscapes. Furthermore, Astrid Sonne has engaged in creating conceptual, site-specific compositions for places like the old ruins under the Danish Parliament and a stretch of the Copenhagen Metro as a part of Trans Metro Express for Strøm Festival.
Co- Curated with Insomnia Festival as part of:
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