inti figgis-vizueta


inti figgis-vizueta (b.1993) is a composer and cultural artist who works to reconcile historical aesthetics and experimental practices with trans & Indigenous futures. Described as “intense” and “dramatic” (The New York Times), “magical” (San Diego Union-Tribune), and “wrought from a language we’d do well to learn” (The Washington Post), her music has been commissioned and performed by leading artists including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Oregon Symphony, American Composers Orchestra, New World Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Queer Urban Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Alarm Will Sound, Wild Up, Roomful of Teeth, Contemporaneous, Kronos Quartet, Attacca Quartet, JACK Quartet, Music from Copland House, violinist Jennifer Koh, cellist Andrew Yee, Ensemble Connect, and Crash Ensemble. Her work has been featured at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Walt Disney Hall Concert Hall, Symphony Center, REDCAT, National Concert Hall (IE), Southbank Centre (UK), Philharmonie de Paris (FR), Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ (NL), and Konzerthaus Berlin (DE).
Recent and upcoming events include performances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic (ft. Jay Campbell), American Composers Orchestra (ft. the Attacca Quartet), and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (ft. Conrad Tao). Current projects include commissions for Opera Saratoga, Ensemble Reflektor, flutist Claire Chase, organist James McVinnie, and cellist Andrew Yee with Roomful of Teeth. inti is the recipient of the Lotos Foundation Prize, ASCAP Foundation Fred Ho Award, National Sawdust Hildegard Award, and fellowships from Dumbarton Oaks, Civitella Ranieri, and Music at Copland House.​