“In life we do everything to avoid anxiety, whereas in Art we must pursue it.” – Morton Feldman
I didn’t really know what to expect from Sonia’s fragment. I’ve only heard a little of her music prior to this project. She had mentioned possibly working with prerecorded/electroacoustic material so I guess I probably anticipated that somewhat, but beyond that I had no idea.
Nonetheless when it came in, I was still surprised and intrigued. The whole fragment was as far as i co
You Can't Get There from Here was commissioned by Sound Scotland Festival. It is a collaborative project between composers Sonia Allori, Colin Broom, John De Simone, Drew Hammond, Francis MacDonald & Oliver Searle. It will be premiered by Ensemble Thing on 24 October, at Aberdeen Arts Centre
Following a really interesting composers residency at Cove Park organised by New Music Scotland, ideas for a collaborative project started to emerge. Composers Oliver Searle