19. Mai 2012 Hamburg, Mira Calix Live, SA

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    Mira Calix
    Andre Vida
    Cloud Boat

    Robag Wruhme
    L.C. Knabe

    Mira Calix (Warp Records/ UK)
    Mira Calix is an award winning composer, artist and performer based in the United Kingdom She is signed to Warp Records, on which she has released five albums.
    Although her earlier music is almost exclusively electronic in nature, in more recent years, she has incorporated classical orchestration into her work for installation pieces, film soundtracks, theatre and opera. Mira has been commissioned to write new works for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Aldeburgh Festival, Opera North and The Manchester International Festival amongst others.

    In the autumn of 2009 she won a British Composer Award for her composition, ‘My Secret Heart’. The installation, commissioned by Streetwise Opera, and featuring the voices of a 100 strong choir, was also the recipient of a Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2009 and was a finalist in the arts category of the National Lottery Award in 2010.
    Mira regularly collaborates with musicians and artists from other disciplines. Her collaboration with United Visual Artists on ‘Chorus’ an installation commissioned by Opera North received an Award of Distinction in the Interactive Category at Prix Ars Electronica 2010. Her score for the recent collaboration with visual artists Flat-E, ‘Fables – A Film Opera’ was nominated for a British Composer Award in 2011

    Mira Calix is currently working on 'Nothing Is Set In Stone', a musical sculpture commissioned by The Mayor Of London and Oxford Contemporary Music. The monolithic installation will be situated at Fairlop Waters, a nature reserve in the London borough of Redbridge during the Cultural Olympiad. The installation is part of Hidden London, a London 2012 Festival program.