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Amaral, Heloisa

Brazilian pianist Heloisa Amaral has studied piano, historical keyboards and conducting in Freiburg (DE) and Oslo (NO). Her early interest for contemporary music has led to collaborations with composers such as Helmut Lachenmann, Matthias Spahlinger, Simon Steen-Andersen, Johannes Kreidler, Øyvind Torvund, Alvin Lucier, Phil Niblock, Erik Daehlin and Marina Rosenfeld. A former member of ensemble asamisimasa (2003-09), Heloisa works currently as a freelance, performing mainly as a soloist, with Duo Hellqvist/Amaral (vln/pn) or Ensemble neoN. Recent performances (2016) include concerts at Klang Festival (DK), Mata Festival New York (US) and Seoul Arts Center (KO).  In addition, Heloisa is active as teacher, curator and researcher, with special interest for the political and philosophical aspects of contemporary music practice. Between 2012-15 she was Head of Education at Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival and curator of Ultima Academy. Combining her interest in musical  performance, curatorial practices and music theatre, Heloisa pursues a PhD in artistic research at the Orpheus Institute (BE) since 2015 on the topic "More Fetish Objects to Haunt Us, or what to do with musical works from the past".


Heloisa Amaral 2012 in Darmstadt

Brazilian pianist Heloisa Amaral has studied piano, historical keyboards and conducting in Freiburg (DE) and Oslo (NO). Her early interest for contemporary music has led to collaborations with composers such as Helmut Lachenmann, Matthias Spahlinger, Simon Steen-Andersen, Johannes Kreidler, Øyvind Torvund, Alvin Lucier, Phil Niblock, Erik Daehlin and Marina Rosenfeld. A former member of ensemble asamisimasa (2003-09), Heloisa works currently as a freelance, performing mainly as a soloist, with Duo Hellqvist/Amaral (vln/pn) or Ensemble neoN. Recent performances (2016) include concerts at Klang Festival (DK), Mata Festival New York (US) and Seoul Arts Center (KO).  In addition, Heloisa is active as teacher, curator and researcher, with special interest for the political and philosophical aspects of contemporary music practice. Between 2012-15 she was Head of Education at Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival and curator of Ultima Academy. Combining her interest in musical  performance, curatorial practices and music theatre, Heloisa pursues a PhD in artistic research at the Orpheus Institute (BE) since 2015 on the topic "More Fetish Objects to Haunt Us, or what to do with musical works from the past".

Heloisa Amaral 2012 in Darmstadt