“Mesmerizing” – Pitchfork
“A spectacularly well‑unified and exceptional piece” – Wondering Sound
“Krai…gives forgotten stretches of Russian land a name for themselves, and in that regard this inventive and progressive release from an exceptionally talented young musician is a success” – Line of Best Fit
Born in Moscow and raised in Alaska, Olga Bell is a New York-based composer, producer and performer of intrepid, aurally omnivorous music. Bell’s performances include the Meltdown Festival at Southbank Centre, London, UK (2014) and Krai (World Premiere) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (2014). She has also performed with the Dirty Projectors, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY (2013).
She is a recipient of a Jerome Foundation JFund Grant (2011). Her residencies include the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Liquid Music series, McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center (2014) and the Butler University/ National Science Foundation, Indianapolis, IN (2014-2015). She received a B.M. from the New England Conservatory
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