Yemit Ledesma

Yemit Ledesma

Anonymous orchids

double bass, female voice and electronics (2022, WP)

Saturday 9 July, 2022
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»Anonymous Orchids« is based on two poems by the feminist Peruvian poet Violeta Barrientos and describes two moments in particular. The first moment is about loneliness and introspection, while the second reflects upon the fight against gender-specific violence.

Yemit Ledesma holds a bachelor’s degree in music composition from the National University of Music in Peru and a master’s degree in composition with new technologies from the International University of La Rioja in Spain. A special aspect of her works is their link to important characters, legends, and gods of ancient cultures, in addition to using music as a descriptive and narrative language. Her work has been performed at various festivals and has been released on albums including TIERRA: Acousmatic Works of Women Composers of the UNM (2022). Since 2018, she has been professor of composition of the National University of Music in Peru.

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