Distractfold are delighted to present a joint concert with Wet Ink (US) on Sunday 25th January 2015.
Wet Ink makes its UK debut in a trio format (Josh Modney / Sam Pluta / Eric Wubbels), performing Eric Wubbels's "the children of fire come looking for fire" and a new work by Sam Pluta for violin, piano, and live electronics.
Distractfold will present the following works:
José María Sánchez-Verdú (SPAIN / DE) - Qasid 3, for clarinet, viola and pian
Mauricio Pauly (COSTA RICA / UK) - Apartamento Polsen Apartamento Peterson (2012), for amplified trio (bass clarinet, cello and piano
Eric Wubbels (USA) - new work for amplified ensemble (cl, vln, vla, vc and perc)
Sam Pluta (USA) - Switches, for amplified viola and drum set
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.