Category: hyperboles

hyperboles 3 in Montreal

Quasar Quartet, Le Gesu, Montreal, Canada, 19/1/17:   It was disappointingly warm in Montreal. I’d promised Martin¬†temperatures of -20C and below (it reached -33C on my last trip)…

timing accuracy in hyperboles 2

Those present at the St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh performance by Mieko Kanno of my hyperboles 2 (‚Äúuntil the cherries burst in the orchard‚ÄĚ)¬†on 20/5/16 were very patient. I…

premiere of hyperboles 5, Birmingham

  Ellen Fallowfield and I outed the latest version of my¬†hyperboles¬†project last weekend at the Crosscurrents Festival in Birmingham. After two days of intense rehearsals and development it…

hyperboles 4 – the extremities of cold, Montreal

My hyperboles project¬†saw a new iteration in Quebec last month. Performances of ¬†hyperboles 4¬†(“insomniac rain”) took place in Canada, on February 25th courtesy of the festival¬†Mois Multi 2015…

Anne La Berge performing the premiere of "hyperboles are the worst thing ever" in Amsterdam on 15/6/14.

hyperboles are the worst thing ever
(aka Epimenides would have been gutted)
Amsterdam

Since August 2013 I’ve been working on hyperboles, a series of pieces that allow musicians to tweak the algorithm parameters that¬†are used to generate the work’s score, sound…