Savannah Agger

(born 1971 in Stockholm) is a Swedish EAM composer and musician. She started her electro acoustic composition studies in 2002 at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden. She has also played saxophone and was a vocalist in the group Urga 1995-2004. Agger has composed the music to about ten of Cirkus Cirkörs performances and also to several stage plays together with Lars Rudolfsson. She also teaches EA composition at DI, the University Collage of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre.
Selected works: Untiteled Requiem, 2010, was premiered at “Sound of Stockholm”; Extended Terminations, 2010, was performed at BEAST: State of Play concert in the CBSO Center Birmingham ( the administrative home and rehearsal center for Birmingham Symphony Orchestra); Sisyphus Ascending, teatro GLIMT; Metal Degrees, for computer, Tape, 12 speakers and 4 metal plates, Fylkingen, Stockholm. The Good Body, 2006 music for the theatre directed by Rebecca Forsberg/Riksteatern, Stockholm; Melt, for tape, Fylkingen Stockholm.
Recordings: Etanol Silence Records, Ur Kaos föds allting Eerie Materials.
Awards: Stockholm’s city Kulturstipendium 2009, Grant from the Art Grant Committee of Sweden 2010.

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Solange Ancona

(born in Paris), composer. She studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris with Olivier Messiaen and Giacinto Scelsi. She resided at the Villa Medici between 1973 and 1975. After completing her studies, Ancona took a position teaching musical analysis and composition at the Conservatoire Régional deVersailles, where she remained for over thirty years. Noted students include French composer Francois Paris, cellist Florian Lauridon and French composer and pianist Benoît Delbecq.
Selected works: Slantze III, for soprano and orchestra (text by Dante); Thama, for solo cello (created by Florian Lauridon); Resonanz, for classical guitar 10-string (created by Sebastian Vaumoron); Aïvantcha, musical theater (text by Dante); Fidélité, inspired by a poem by Louis Valensi.
Recordings: Snaïa/Proslambanomenos/Anschlag/Sonate Pour Flutes Alto Et Harpes (LP) Point-Radiant 1971; La Journée De L'Existence (CD, Album).

Sophie Agnel

(born in 1964, Paris), pianist, composer, improviser. She studied classical music and jazz, then gradually plunged into the field of free improvisation and plays with improvisers like Doneda Michel, Olivier Benoit, Daunik Lazro Christine Wodrascka Jerome Noetinger, John Butcher, Axel Dorner, Erik M, etc. In parallel, she created two shows for children: the first Le mouton cachalot with Catherine Jauniaux (voice) and Juliet Agnel (images), and the second Le Piano_Marteau. She wrote music and played on stage Testimony of Charles Reznikov directed by Jules Henri Julien with Victor Ponomarev. She participated in the show of Josef Nadj etc. with Josef Najd, Peter Gemza, Phil Minton and Roger Turner. She built an electro-acoustic instrument to measure a "cordophone" with the help of the luthier Lawrence Paquier and GMEA of Albi.
Selected records: 2013, Meteo (John Edwards, Steve Noble), Clean Feed; 2011, Spiral Input (Andrea Neumann, Bertrand Gauguet), Another Timber; 2009, Quatuor qwat neum sixx (Daunik Lazro, Jérôme Noetinger, Michael Nick), Amor Fati; 2008, Capsizing moments (solo), Emanem; 2006, Tasting (Phil Minton), another timber; 2004, cuerdas 535 (Christine Wodrascka), Emouvance; 2003, Rip stop (Olivier Benoit), In situ; 2001, Rouge gris bruit (Jérôme Noetinger Lionel Marchetti), Potlach; 2001, Solo, Vand’oeu)re.

Contact: sophieagnel.free.fr