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Randi Pontoppidan

Vocalist, sound poet, composer, improviser

Randi Pontoppidan is an internationally acclaimed artist, improviser and composer, working with free improvisation, jazz, performance art, electroacoustic composition and sound poetry. She was nominated for the 2020 Steppeulven award - best vocalist in Denmark. She creates vast sonic landscapes full of organic warmth and poetic sensibility, and is known for her extended vocal techniques, often mixed with live electronic processing. She has been likened to Diamanda Galás and Maja S. K. Ratkje. She works with jazz luminaries including Greg Cohen, Peter Bruun, Joëlle Léandre, IKI, Theatre Of Voices, Thomas Agergaard and Sissel Vera Pettersen. Pontoppidan explores the outer limits and deepest secrets of the human voice.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 stars to a voice with power and magic - Berlingske Tidende

Randi is a poet of the highest order. She takes us on a voyage where space is filled with color and light. And the unexpected is around each corner. - Greg Cohen

"Soundart appear from empty space using only her voice"
– Politiken

- Pontoppidan takes the listener on a sound journey into the untranslatable alphabet of voice and body. She tells us in the process that the whole universe exists within us. - Ralf Christensen, Information

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