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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New CD in preparation!

splinters of ebullient rebellion is a portrait CD with five of Malin Bång’s orchestral works. The CD will be released by NEOS during spring 2022. The works included are avgår, pågår performed by the WDR Orchestra with conductor Ilan Volkov, Ripost with contrabass soloist Uli Fussenegger, percussion soloist Jonny Axelsson and conductor Peter Rundel and the SWR Orchestra, who is also performing splinters of ebullient rebellion led by Pascal Rophé. Included is also the sinfonietta work Irimi, performed by Klangforum Wien with conductor Enno Poppe. All performances are live concert recordings.

ongoing works

New Work for trio Faint Noise, where the Paetzold contrabass recorder and the violin merge and blend with the timbres of an object and create together one body of sound. World premiere at Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik on October 10th 2021.

New Inside Piano Concerto for WDR Sinfonieorchester, with soloist Rei Nakamura. Premiere at Wittener Tage 2022.

The Damned and the Saved – new music drama work in collaboration with writer Pat To Yan, for Münchener Biennale 2022.

New Staged Work for Folkoperan in Stockholm and Theater Transparant in Antwerpen, in collaboration with author Sara Stridsberg and director Wouter Van Louy

seminars and workshops

Malin Bång is senior lecturer in composition at Gothenburg Academy of Music and Drama
More info: Master ProgrammeBachelor Programme

Experimental Composition and Creation – this Master Programme is admitting new applications from December st 2021

We welcome a group of seven students, who will all develop their personal artistic path. The four semesters have different points of focus: mapping the field, method experimentation, collective collaboration processes and individual projects.

October 27th 2021: Lecture at festival Crossroads in Salzburg

November 23rd-25th 2021: visiting professor at Hochschule Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden.