Ada Milea (born August 5, 1975) is a Romanian singer and actress. Ada has written several film scores. She has supported a community under threat from a mining company by volunteering her talents for a festival.

Ada Milea
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Ada Milea
BornAugust 5, 1975
NationalityRomania
Known forsinging and composing

LifeEdit

Milea was born in Târgu Mureș. She attended the University of Arts of Târgu Mureș. She worked at the National Theatre of Targu Mures, in 1997. She left to try her own career in 1999.[1] The album Absurdistan was recorded by Milea in 2002.

In 2005 she was one of the performers volunteering their time for FanFest which was a concert in support of Roșia Montană[2] a community under threat from mining.

She wrote the music for the award winning film Elevator which was released in 2008.[3] It was an independent film with two actors which was directed by George Dorobanțu and written by Gabriel Pintilei [ro] based on his own play.

Milea & Alexander Balanescu published the CD The Island - featuring the Balanescu Quartet in 2011.[4]

In 2019 Milea headlined at London's 'Europalia Romania' festival. She was joined by the Balanescu Quartet to perform a work by Gellu Naum based on the story of Robinson Crusoe which had its 300th birthday.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "'EUROPALIA Romania' in London: Ada Milea and The Balanescu Quartet | ICR London". www.icr-london.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  2. ^ "FanFest 2005". www.roportal.ro (in Romanian). Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  3. ^ "Elevator - Gabriel Dorobanțu". CINEPUB. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  4. ^ "Alexander Balanescu - Ada Milea - Balanescu Quartet* - The Island". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-10-02.