Ângela da Ponte (1984/ Azores) is a composer, professor and researcher currently living in Porto (Portugal). She has received commissions and has been performed by many prestigious ensembles, soloists and orchestras including Smirnov Quartet (Basel Music Academy), Remix Ensemble (PT), Oregon Symphony (US), Vertixe Sonora (ES) and Ensemble New Babylon (DE).

Recognition of her work includes the performance and premieres at several festivals such as Festival Visiones Sonoras 2016 (MX), Audiokineza (PL), Kulturfabrik – 33,7 Festival (LU), Música Viva Festival 2022 (PT) and major distinctions include the appointment for Young Composer in Residence 2011 at Casa da Música (PT), representing Portugal at the 67th International Rostrum of Composers (RS), the Ibermúsicas Prize 2022 – Composition and Premiere category and selected work at the 2023 ISCM World Music Days in South Africa.

July 2023