Haize Lizarazu

Pianist, performer and improviser focused on contemporary and experimental music. After studying in Vitoria, Barcelona (Esmuc) and Madrid she moves to Basel (Switzerland) –Hochschule für Musik– where she gets her Master SP in Contemporary Music and takes lessons of improvisation with Fred Frith. Later she moves back to Barcelona, where she lives now, and completes the Master in Sound Art at the University of Barcelona. Currently, she is studying a PhD in the UdG.

Her career has many different ways and interests: contemporary and experimental music, free improvisation, artistic research or sound performance. She has been and is part of various groups and ensembles (Tamgram Trio, Nou Ensemble, Container Ensemble) and has also been developing some scenic-performance works such as KEY CLICK- a [no] piano concert, performed in countries such as Switzerland, Spain, Brazil and Germany, or MANUAL-Hands as Instruments. 

She has performed in many festivals and venues around Europe and America: Lauenburg Kunstlerhaus (Germany), Gare du Nord, Klang Basel (Basel, Switzerland), Basel Stadt Casino o Bern Dampfzentrale, WIM Zürich, EMA Festival (Madrid), FIME Festival (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Festival Cervantino (Mexico), Generate Festival (Germany), Festival Vang (Madrid), Festival Mixtur (Barcelona), Festival Ensems (Valencia),  Cafe OTO (London), among others. 


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