carolina rizzi is an argentinian pianist, composer and performer. her work on the upright piano investigates the possibilities of expanding and modifying the sound of the instrument with acoustic and electronic devices. she studies and collaborates with pianist and composer adriana de los santos. she has participated in various experimental groups (ensamble atalaya bang, grupo experimenta) interpreting their own compositions as well as those of other composers. her own works have been presented in many contemporary music concerts and experimental festivals in argentina and uruguay.
omar grandoso was born in buenos aires. he plays piano and trombone (among other instruments). he has participated in many projects with different ensembles, and plays regularly with many musicians in improvisation contexts. frode gjerstad, sabu toyozumi, alan courtis, ramiro larrain, sergio paolucci and many others). in addition to his playing with free music groups, he also works within experimental films and contemporary dance; making compositions for theater, visual arts and multimedia.
carolina and omar created rock nacional in 2016. with two pianos, they constructed an homage to argentina’s national rock, its heroes, martyrs and traitors. clusters. chains. rattles. blues. drones. bows. chimes.
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