Part of the Nouvelles Études, 14 new pieces inspired by György Ligeti's Études for piano, as part of the 2023 celebrations for the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Generously supported by Britten Pears Arts, BBC Radio 3, Bourgie Hall, the Vaughan Williams Foundation, and private donations.
First performed in 2023 at the Aldeburgh Festival.
As the glacier of Montreal winter recedes, the decay of infrastructure reveals itself - cracks and rivulets filled with water running to miniature lakes in asphalt. Tiny moraines made of broken glass strewn about in an ecosystem that will never emerge. Lines scurry and meander like roughly hewn micropolyphony.