Marcela Lucatelli can already be hailed as one of the most innovative vocalists and composers of her generation. Born in Brazil and based in Denmark, Marcela has earned international recognition for her extremely original, sensuous and politically charged performance works.
Her pieces are currently performed by vocal elite groups such as the Danish National Vocal Ensemble and Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, together with some of the most edgy ensembles and music collectives in the world, such as Apartment House (UK), Bastard Assignments (UK), Mocrep (US), Hidden Mother (SE) and The Riot Ensemble (UK). Her works have been premiered at diverse festivals and international events such as Donaueschinger Musiktage, Darmstadt Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Nordic Music Days, KLANG - Copenhagen Avantgarde Music Festival, SPOR Festival, AllEars Festival for Improvised Music, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, FILE - Electronic Language International Festival, WOMEX, among other events worldwide.
Her critically acclaimed first album PHEW! - The Last Guide for a Western Obituary shows her notorious vocal skills and conceptual irony synthesized in groundbreaking contrasts and unclassifiable grooves. The artist has been awarded the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Foundation Talent Prize in composition 2019.
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