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Anna Gadt

Anna Gadt a singer and improviser, was born in Poland, a country “in-between” the East and West. And so she feels like being an in- betweener, combining both a Slavic temperament and melancholy within her work. This charismatic vocalist, whose voice is filled with nostalgia and longing. The band insists on a sonorist approach to music, which focuses not on exposing technology, but on the sonic properties of the music. Anna Gadt as a composer and songwriter expresses herself through color, silence and space, apart from the conventional means of sounds and words. She channels her creativity through broadly defined improvised music, in which spontaneity and freedom of expression are overriding objectives.

She is not an easy artist to describe. Her characteristic features may actually seem contradictory: gentleness, restless soul, mystery, sensitivity, as well as a strong personality and a sense of humour. In her music, Slavic origins interlace with European inspirations. Improvised music is what fascitates her most. In her music, she oscillates in an intriguing way between singing, whispering and talking. In inprovisation, she’s not afraid to use her voice in an unusual way.

Gadt a singing musician who expresses herself by means of the word, sound and silence. As a composer, she perceives silence not only as a kind of the musical rest, but, first of all, as the key moment when performing the intellectual work. The depth of voice and excellent technique enable her to search for the rare sound. The expression of performance and the emotional message are the main goals of her sound explorations.

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„Her control of the vocal range and her improvisational abilities are astounding.  Together the three musicians are able to create a much bigger effect than just the sum of their contributions. Those who can truly appreciate this highly unique undertaking will be rewarded by immense emotional and aesthetic gratifications.”  Adam Baruch / The Soundtrack Of My Life

“Renaissance” is an unbelievable project of unexpected originality, realized in an outstanding manner.” - Maciej Lewenstein

Takie płyty nie zdarzają się zbyt często. (…) jest to muzyka odważna, nietypowa, oryginalna, przełamująca schematy.” Petar Prevac / Polskie Radio

„Spotkanie takich indywidualności zwykle przynosi intrygujące rezultaty i również tak jest w przypadku „Renaissance”

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Discography

Mysterium Lunae

Mysterium Lunae

Hevhetia
2018

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Renaissance

Renaissance

Hevhetia
2017

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Breathing

Breathing

Universal Music Poland
2013

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