Angélica Negrón

SONiC Festival Curator

Angélica Negrón is a Puerto Rican-born composer and multi-instrumentalist. She writes music for voices, orchestras, and film as well as robots, toys, and plants. Angélica is known for playing with the intersection of classical and electronic music, unusual instruments, and found sounds.

Residencies and commissions include WNYC’s The Greene Space (a 4-part variety show exploration of sound and personal history), the NY Botanical Garden (an immersive site-specific work for electronics and 100 voices), and Opera Philadelphia (a drag opera film in collaboration with Mathew Placek and Sasha Velour). Recent commissions include works for the LA Philharmonic, NY Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Sō Percussion, Kronos Quartet, Roomful of Teeth, and an original score for the HBO docuseries Menudo: Forever Young . Read More


Afternoon of Music Curated by Miguel Zenón and Angelica Negrón

Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 4pm

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture at Hostos Community College 

Miguel Zenón, saxophonist and composer, Multiple Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow

Angelica Negrón, composer and multi-instrumentalist, 2022 Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winner

Composer-performers Angélica Negrón and Miguel Zenón curate an afternoon of works performed by a sensational and wide-ranging array of New York musicians highlighting the rich musical traditions of Puerto Rico leading up to the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade.