Annabelle Playe is a multidisciplinary artist. She enjoys exploring voice, sound, video and writing. She studied classical singing and composition with Sergio Ortega in Paris. She is a soprano and she interprets contemporary music. Today her music is oscillating between electroacoustic, drone, and noise. She focuses
on the physicality of sound and on timbre, with an emphasis on musical structure. Her live setup is made of electronic instruments.
She performs in France and abroad.
She plays alongside Marc Siffert, Alexis Forestier, Hugo Arcier, Alexandra Radulescu, and the choreographers Mylène Benoît and Marcela S. Corvalan, Cassandre Munoz. In 2010, she founded “AnA compagnie”, a production compagny dedicated to cross-disciplinary projects.
Her first albums Matrice (2012), Vaisseaux (2014) and Geyser (2019) were published under the label DAC Records.
She wrote two theatre monologues, Ligne and Mater, published in French by Alna Editions.
From 2018 to 2020 she was an associated composer with “Scènes Croisées de Lozère” through the DGCA-SACEM Platform. She was awarded the SACD prize “Musique de Scène” with her music for the play “Delta Charlie Delta” by M. Simonot. She received the SACD New Talent Music Award 2019. She performed at “Vive le Sujet!” for the 73rd Avignon Festival and she was selected by the Face Foundation for a tour in the U.S. with her piece Geyser. She created InLAND and Magna at the CENTQUATRE-Paris for Biennale Némo.