My latest article for Sound and Music’s INTO magazine has just been published. It’s called ‘Bridging the Gap’, and records some of my time spent recently with ELISION, in Huddersfield and London.
Australia’s ELISION ensemble have become regular visitors to the UK, with concerts at London’s Kings Place and a residency at Huddersfield. Tim Rutherford-Johnson spent some time with the ground-breaking group, getting a taste of their collaborative approach to contemporary music-making and observing a composer-performer relationship that extends all the way to the kitchen.
Read the rest of the article here.
Big thanks are due to Daryl Buckley and ELISION for their cooperation, forbearance and brilliance, and to the faculty and students at Huddersfield whose words I vampirically sucked on for a weekend. Hope I didn’t leave a scar.