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Composer, pianist, conductor, born in 1961 in Bucharest, Romania.

1980-1985 - she accomplished studies of composition at the National University of Music- Bucharest

1992 DEA of musical aesthetics at Sorbonne Paris

1994 Great Prize of the Romanian Academy

Since 1988 she is a Member of Hyperion Ensemble from Bucharest -

group of composers and interpreters representing a new, experimentalist and innovative direction in Romanian music, she realized a lot of European tours, as well as conductor and composer.

Her music incorporates the outward semblences of abstraction of

archetypal sound, achieving its full development in the synthesis of

electroacoustic and instrumental sources.

Her music is affiliated with the spectral music trend. She represents with Iancu Dumitrescu the Hyper-Spectral trend in contemporary avant-garde music. Conductor with Dumitrescu of the Hyperion Ensemble

Her music is spectral, acousmatic, heterophonic and transformational. She composed since now around 130 works, music for soloists, chamber music, music for orchestra, electronic music and computer assisted music

Her main works are : Threnia I-II , Orbit of Eternal Grace  for

orchestra and soloists, Ekagrata ,  Swarms , Seconde Axe , Un Aaggio Ardente  for chamber orchestra,  De Sacrae Lamentationem,  In

Nomine Lucis , Chaosmos-  for large orchestra, Zodiaque I-IV, Notturno I-II , Labyrinthe I-III , Signum Gemini , Ikarus I-IV , Traces, Sillons, Sillages, Doryphories , New Arcana, Ascent,  Voices of the Desert, Telesma  I-VII- electronic & instrumental music, Archae , Ç Metaboles , Axe , Quatre Etudes d’ombre,  Ikarus-Kronos Quartet , Assonant I-III  - instrumental andchamber musics, Horridas Nostrae Mentis Purga Tenebras,  Nouvel Archae  - computer assisted music.

Her music is published by Edition Modern, Electrecord, Editura

Muzicala, Artgallery, ReR Megacorp, Musicworks, Bananafish..

Her music was performed in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Stanford, in Vienna (in the Wien Modern Festival in 1992 and 1994) at Paris (several times at Radio France  and  Theatre de la Ville ), in London (at Royal Festival Hall, Conway Hall, LSO St Luke’s) Nancy, Allicante, Lisbon, Baden-Baden, Darmstadt, Moscow, Belgarde, Berlin,Minneapolis, etc.

Her works has been commissioned by prestigious ensembles such as

Kronos Quartet (San Francisco) Ç 20 Jahrhundert È from Vienna, soloists from l’Orchestre National de France, orchestras as Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra, Romanian National Orchestra, Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, L’Orchestre de Chambre de Roumanie, etc.

On the Abolition of the Soul - a Radio France commission was released on a double CD- Radio France, as an anthology of Prix Italia since 1949.

Her music was commissioned by: Radio-France, Kronos Quartet, CCMIX (Paris) , Ars Nova Ensemble, Musiques Nouvelles (Mons), Ensemble Lucilin ( Luxembourg), Enemble Mosaik ( Berlin), Institut International de Musique Electroacoustique Bourges.

Founder and director, with Iancu Dumitrescu, of the International Festival of Electronic andc Computer Music "Acousmania" Bucharest, - in partnership with Romanian Radio Broadcasting Corporation, "Musica Nova" International festival (Ploiesti), Spectrum XXI -(Paris, London, Geneva, Nrussels, Berlin, Mons, Bucharest), Siberfest 2007 ( Sibiu).Founder of the Romanian Community of Electronic and Computer Music ( 2004) . Vice- President of CIME ( Intenational Cummunity of Electronic Music – UNESCO).

Edited by : “ Edition Modern “ ( London) , “ Electrecord ” (Bucharest) ,

”Artgallery ” (Paris ) , “ ReR Megacorp ” (London) , “ Bananafish ” (Los Angeles) , “ Musicworks ” (Toronto).

Musicological contributions in“ Musica ”- Bucharest, ” Bananafish ”-Los Angeles, “ Musicworks ” - Toronto ” “”- Bucarest, Axis Mundi, 1992. & CREMAC- 2006 – in collaboration with Harry Halbreich.

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