SOPHIE HARRIS, cellist, has worked with numerous eminent composers and musicians, from Steve Reich to Jocelyn Pook, giving concerts worldwide and also performing on many radio and CD recordings. She is now focusing on writing and performing her work, and recently released her own CD. Sophie is continually inspired to share and perpetuate the love of music.
“The playing is magnificent” (Music Web International)
LOLA PERRIN, pianist and composer, performs ‘Now you see it’ for solo piano and voicescape. Inspired by the visual world of Isaac Cordal, the minimalist piano score plays around spoken word meditations captured from international climatologists & activists working at the front line of preservation. Voicescape made in collaboration with Christian Dymond.
“Hauntingly compelling” (The Guardian)
SARAH SARHANDI is a solo violist and composer whose music weaves together viola, piano, voices, other instruments and electronica. Sarhandi’s performance includes film projection and her own multi layered recordings – her viola threads its way through the mysteries presented by the strands of her ancestry and her cultural inheritance, inviting her audience to go with her on a mesmerising journey through time and space.
“Seamless, hypnotic beauty” (Time Out)
SARAH WATTS is a solo bass clarinettist currently expanding the bass clarinet repertoire by commissioning composers to write for her. Here she will perform Perrin’s ‘Her Sisters’ Notebook’. The work uses bass clarinet choir and has fragments of 800AD Byzantine composer Kassia. Accompanied by the projection of David Oates’ ‘Kiss 19’ which inspired the composition’s structure.
“Assured, well characterised performances” (The Times)