Very excited that Apartment House will be playing my string quartet as part of Textures Festival at Cafe Oto in November.
Thanks to all involved!
More info and tickets here.
Post note: AH are going to perform my string quartet for a second time at Music We’d Like to Hear on July 20th 2018 – exciting!
29.01.19 – Just found this lovely review of AH’s performance at MWLTH by Ben Harper in Tempo 73 (287) 94-104. Thanks to everyone involved in making this happen.
“A much newer work, Georgia Rodgers’ Three pieces for string quartet, also built upon the work of others and directed it in a new way, drawing on modern playing techniques and subjecting them to close analysis. As with abstract painting, each piece took a technical effect and made it into the subject. The act of bowing or touching the string was placed under the microscope, starting with whisperings of lightest contact, slowly resolving into stacks of fifths, fourths and denser harmonies, and ending with brittle textures of grinding and popping sounds of extreme pressure. This happened slowly enough to appreciate the sonic ramifications of each type of playing, how the string sound is affected, perceiving it as aural phenomena beyond timbral novelty.”