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‘’The compositions were great.. the London voices were very moving’’
BBC 4 – Saturday Radio Review
‘’Isa Suarez is a music-maker defying boundaries and borders’’
RESONANCE FM – A World in London
Isa Suarez is a composer and singer-songwriter. Her music is often described as ‘out of the box’ and eclectic. She creates contrasting sound worlds spanning a range of genres across film, visual art and performance.
Originally from the Basque region (Spain/France), she trained as a classical musician (piano, Le Conservatoire). Her works have been performed, broadcast and exhibited in U.K and worldwide including: Tate Britain, BBC, Resonance FM, Cannes and Hollywood Film festivals, Glastonbury and Edinburgh International Festivals, Cape Town and Berlin Art Bienales…
She has worked extensively for film and performance as well as producing large scale installations and audio-walks – working with choirs, orchestras and numerous visual artists, musicians, theatre and film directors.
Her musical style combines electronic, classical, jazz, experimental and urban music. She plays keyboards, piano and vocals.
Suarez has also created a number of projects that explore human rights, ecology and community engagement through performance, music and lyrics, in collaboration with organisations such as Greenpeace, Amnesty International, Platform, Extinction Rebellion and War Child.
She has collaborated with The London Contemporary Chamber Orchestra, The Marsyas Trio Ensemble; musicians from English National Opera and South Bank Sinfonia; The Ora Singers, The Kaos Signing Choir for Deaf and Hearing Children London, The Choir with No Name, Inner Vision Ensemble, Transglobal Underground, Test Department…
A selection of soundtracks
for Television and Independent Film
STATIC (Full Score) Dir: Annis Joslin & Sarah Cole – Winner Best 360° film – Cannes World Film festival, Winner Best 360° Film – Beyond The Curve International Film Festival – Nominee at FAFF/ Fine Arts Film Festival/Venice-California 2022
JUST GONE (Full score) Dir: Sophie Austin- Winner of the Prix du Jury/Agadir International Film Festival/2016
WHITE WATER AND BLACK GOLD (Music) Dir: David Lavallee -Winner Best Canadian Film Award -Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival; Winner Platinum Documentary Award –Oregon Film Awards; Winner John Muir Award, Yosemite Film Festival/2013
OLLIE KEPLER’S EXPANDING PURPLE WORLD (Full score) Dir: Viv Fongenie/ Michael Powell Award Nominee/ Edinburgh Film Festival/2010
A selection of compositions composed for visual art,
audio-walks and participatory art