The 20/19 Project: Made in Transition, Part 1

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Canterbury

CT1 2BT

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Viola sonatas of Rebecca Clarke, Paul Hindemith and Ernest Bloch are presented in a unique installation in in the former army drill hall.

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Emotions compete in these era-defining viola sonatas, with three new audio-visual preludes by Ana Quiroga and Pedro Maia (world premiere).

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Rosalind Ventris leads an international career as a soloist and chamber musician. Her career was launched as a prize-winner of the Tertis Competition, aged 17. As a recitalist, she has appeared at the Bozar, Royal Festival Hall, Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, Flagey, Aldeburgh Festival, Slovak Philharmonic and the Concertgebouw. Rosalind has performed as soloist with the European Union Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonia Cymru, l’Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie and the Belgian National Orchestra. She has collaborated with Mitsuko Uchida at Marlboro Festival, the Arcanto Quartett at the Beethovenhaus in Bonn, and Gerhard Schultz at the Salzburg Festival, Tabea Zimmermann at the Wigmore Hall, and she has also given concerts with the Benedetti-Elschenbroich-Grynyuk Trio, and the Aronowitz Ensemble.

Recent engagements include performances at the Auditorium du Louvre, Båstad Festival, Het Concertgebouw, Bridgewater Hall, West Cork Festival and Machynlleth Festival. Rosalind has recorded for Delphian, Signum and Navona, and she has recorded Richard Blackford’s Kalon for string quartet and orchestra with the Czech Philharmonic. Rosalind read Music at Cambridge and studied with David Takeno at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She is the violist of flute, viola and harp ensemble Trio Anima and teaches at the Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Ana Quiroga is a London-based composer, producer and sound designer. Over the last nine years, she has produced electronic music and designed sound for film, audio-visual performances and multimedia projects.

She was half of LCC (active from 2010 to 2018) who released two albums (‘d/evolution’ and ‘Bastet’) on the prestigious label, Editions Mego. In 2016, she started her solo music project NWRMNTC in which she explores new ways of music storytelling and multimedia practices through mystic and experimental cinematic soundscapes.

Ana has performed at renowned events and festivals including Barbican London, Somerset House Studios, Berlin Atonal, Sónar Barcelona, Sónar Hong Kong, Corsica Studios, NTS Radio and Mutek Mexico, among others.

She is currently working on new releases and collaborating with CLON in audio-visual and VR projects. They are bringing together a new immersive live performance: META.

Pedro Maia is a Portuguese filmmaker based in Berlin. He works predominantly with 16mm and 8mm film pushing the boundaries and aesthetic of analogue cinema by manipulating the raw materials and challenging the traditional process, continually expanding the visual and technological heritage of classic film methods.

His films have been presented in several film festivals and galleries, such as Tokyo Contemporary Art Museum, Armenian Centre for Contemporary Experimental Art, MACBA Barcelona, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Mostra São Paulo, Curtas Vila do Conde, Indie Lisboa, amongst others.

He has presented solo performances as well collaborations with several musicians such as Vessel, Shackleton, Visionist, Jacaszek, Shxcxchcxsh, Tropic of Cancer, Craig Leon, Demdike Stare, Lee Ranaldo, Fennesz, Porto Remix Ensemble, with presentations of these in leading festivals like Sónar, Unsound, Berlin Atonal, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Mutek, Dekmantel, TaicoClub Japan, Red Bull Music Academy, as well in renowned institutions like Barbican, Serralves Museum, CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Eye Film Museum, Contemporary Cultural Center of Valencia, Caixa Forum Barcelona, and more.

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Canterbury

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