Lucie Pachova

Multimedia Composer, Singer

Prague, Czech Republic

Raised on Central European folk music, Lucie Páchová’s music draws from varied musical backgrounds, including contemporary classical music, jazz, Balkan music, experimental and electronic music, and free improvisation. Graduating from Janaček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Multimedia Composition Department, she has focused on new media theater performances, experimenting with projections, dance and multi-channel sound installations. Apart from playing with her band, Talaqpo, Lucie has worked with established artists and ensembles from around the world, including the Prague improvisational orchestra, Dunami Ensemble, Ato-nut, NAU, George Cremaschi, Peter Graham, Phil Niblock, and Suzanna Gartmayer. She has also scored music for contemporary theater, film, and dance and is a prominent figure in the contemporary Czech free-improvisation music scene.