Duo Roche / Zöllner


Heather Roche & Eva Zöllner
clarinets – accordion – electronics
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Eva Zöllner and Heather Roche, both long since active on the international stage as soloists and chamber musicians, come together for a unique duo collaboration.
Adventurous music making, creative risk-taking and innovation characterize their work. In cooperation with composers from different parts of the world they create a new and exciting repertoire and bring it on stage.

Luis Antunes Pena: The Hunter (2017)
Farzia Fallah: the expanded moments (2018)
P.A. Tremblay: onesinglewordisnotenough (2016)
Ying Wang: unlinked innocence (2016)
Antti Sakari Saario: GhXsts (2017)
more commissions are planned for 2018/19 season

Born in Canada, clarinetist Heather Roche lives in London. As a soloist and chamber musician she appears regularly at European festivals. She is a founding member of hand werk, and has also played with Musikfabrik (Cologne), mimitabu (Gothenburg), Alisios Camerata (Zagreb), Apartment House (London) and ensemble Proton (Bern). She wrote her doctoral thesis at the University of Huddersfield, where she focused on collaboration between composers and performers. Her blog on writing for the clarinet attracts 90,000 viewers each year. Her debut solo CD, Ptelea is out on HCR/NMC, and her CD featuring the clarinet works of Christopher Fox, Headlong, appears on Metier. www.heatherroche.net

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