In Malin Bång’s music, multifaceted urban atmospheres penetrate through compositional structures in a seamless synergy of traditional instruments and everyday found objects, her works revealing themselves as aural field studies of urban modernity.

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Malin Bång is the founding member of Curious Chamber Players and Faint Noise, active both as composer and performer of acoustic objects.

 

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“I am striving for a balance between the idea of the intimate and fragile and the rough and expressive, in musical actions that often have a strong human, physical connection.“

 

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Her curiosity provides fuel for the most vital element of her music, the generation and sustaining of energy, often through movement and intensified friction.

 

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What’s new?

At this very moment the last details of the mixing of Malin Bång’s portrait CD are being edited. “Structures of Light and Spruce” will be released by NEOS in the early 2018 with stunning performances by Curious Chamber Players, Umeduo and Karin Hellqvist, masterly recorded and mixed by Linus Andersson and Tomas Hulenvik at Element Studios.

 

Ongoing works

Siku, as is the Greenlandic word for ice, is the starting point for a new work for amplified solo violin, in collaboration with violinist Karin Hellqvist. World premiere at Huddersfield Festival on November 19th.

The relation between the individual and the ongoing political development is explored in a large orchestral work commissioned by the Donaueschinger Musiktage 2018.

Three tunnels in Norway, chosen by the percussionists in Pinquins, will generate the sound world and the performance tools for a new percussion trio with premiere during 2018.

Audio / Video

Ripost – video from the world premiere at Theaterhaus, Stuttgart. Solo contrabass – Uli Fussenegger, solo percussion – Jonny Axelsson and SWR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Rundel.