Distractfold will present the following programme as part of the NeoArte New Music Spectrum Festival in Gdańsk on October 9th 2015.
Hanna Hartman, Borderlines, for violin and 2 object operators
Michelle Lou, Untitled three-part construction, for cello and 2 object percussionists
Katherine Young, String trio + electronics, World Premiere
Pierluigi Billone, Mani. Giacometti, trio for violin, viola and cello
More information can be found here.
Distractfold win the 2014 Kranichstein Music Prize for Interpretation at the 47th International Summer Course for New Music, Darmstadt.
"The Darmstadt summer courses have been going since 1946 but this year, for the first time, the Kranichsteiner Musikpreis, Darmstadt's most prestigious award for performers, went to a British ensemble, the Manchester-based Distractfold Ensemble."
Read more of this article by Christopher Fox on the Sound and Music blog.