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Indrė Jurgelevičiūtė

Indrė Jurgelevičiūtė

Creating Tranquil and Other-Worldly Soundscapes

Indrė Jurgelevičiūtė is a Lithuanian sound artist, composer, singer and kanklės player. In her music, she creates tranquil and other-worldly soundscapes, weaving together elements of Lithuanian folk songs and acoustic + electronic sounds with improvisation.

She performs both as a solo artist and with her band Merope (a collab with Belgian guitarist and electronic artist Bert Cools). Her work is represented by the art platform granvat, whereas Merope's latest album Salos (performed with the Vilnius chamber choir Jauna Muzika) was released on Stroom and granvat.

Jurgelevičiūtė has collaborated with a diverse array of musicians including Shahzad Ismaily, Tsubasa Hori, Gyda Valtysdottir, Solo Cissokho, Efterklang and Toma Gouband. She has also composed for theatre and multimedia. In fact, she recently wrote the music for Lisaboa Houbrechts' Yerma adaptation - commissioned by the Stockholm Dramaten theatre.