Duo Roche / Zöllner

Heather Roche & Eva Zöllner
clarinets – accordion – electronics

The duo had its first appearance in February 2016 and is now venturing out for new enterprises.
Repertoire inludes new pieces by Pierre-Alexandre Tremblay and Ying Wang, more is on the way….
More info here soon, until then, enjoy pictures and recordings.

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Born in Canada, clarinetist Heather Roche studied in England and lives in Cologne. She has performed at some of the most important European festivals, including musikfest (Berlin), Bachfest (Leipzig), Musica Nova (Helsinki), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Acht Brücken (Cologne), Witten Festival, International Computer Music Conference (Huddersfield, Ljubljana), Zagreb Music Biennale, and manifeste (Paris). She also performs regularly with electronics, and has performed solo recitals with such technology in Montreal (with CIRMMT), Berlin, Boston, London, Birmingham (with BEAST), New York, etc. She is a founding member of hand werk, a chamber music ensemble focusing on new music, which performs 15-20 concerts per year. She has also played with Musikfabrik (Cologne), ensemble interface (Berlin), the Riot Ensemble (London) and ensemble Proton (Bern). She wrote her doctoral thesis at the University of Huddersfield, where she focused on collaboration between composers and performers.

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