Born into a musical family in Argentina, Sebastian Plano is a classically-trained contemporary composer and multi-instrumentalist. Exploring his strong roots in folk music and tango, and enchanted by the resonance of electronic music. With his first album release Arrhythmical Part of Hearts, Plano has gained international acclaim, placing him as one of the pioneering artists combining classical and electronic elements. Sebastian Plano’s music has been considered akin to the sounds of Ólafur Arnalds, Sigur Rós, Arvo Pärt, Nils Frahm and Max Richter. Alongside Ben Lukas Boysen, Plano created a score for the award winning Playstation game, Everything. He also recently created a moving ocean-centred composition in association with Havas and Sharp’s Brewery, in aid of a charity that aims to prevent further sea pollution, for which he won a Music Week Sync Award.
Plano released his latest full length studio album Verve onMercury KX in March 2019, following the release of his singles Purples and Éxta in autumn 2018 which were heavily supported at BBC 6 Music with key champions including Mary Ann Hobbs and Tom Robinson.
The performance of Sebastian Plano is part of the Ambient Stage_TĪRKULTŪRA sessions at Cēsis Concert Hall – the series of concerts that aim to highlight new contemporary music talents from all around the world. During the sessions the audiences are invited to enjoy a unique atmosphere and the nuances of music by discovering the pure and true sources of modern culture. Set against a white backdrop, the emphasis will be put on showcasing the artist and their work, allowing audience to freely immerse themselves in the creative process, as well as take part in the post-show discussions with artists - all set in converted white wall gallery aesthetics.