Galya Bisengalieva

The music of Galya Bisengalieva is deep and atmospheric. The Kazakh born composer centers unyielding drones woven across a range of genres from folk, ambient, classical and electronic.

As a violinist and soloist, Galya’s performances have graced the halls of prestigious venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Arts, National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai, ACE Theatre, Béla Bartók Concert Hall, Victoria Hall, Teatro Colòn, Strelka Institute and the Paris Philharmonie. She has closely collaborated with some of the world’s finest musicians spanning many genres including Moor Mother, Pauline Oliveros, Suzanne Ciani, Laurie Spiegel, Terry Riley, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Claire M Singer, Mica Levi, Thom Yorke and Actress.

Her solos and improvisations can be experienced across numerous film soundtracks including the critically-acclaimed You Were Never Really Here directed by Lynne Ramsay, The Mauritanian, Honey Boy, BAFTA-winning British drama Rocks, Oscar nominated Phantom Thread and The Two Popes, and the twisted horror remake of Suspiria. Her latest collaboration has been with fashion houses Norlha and Alexander McQueen.