after his diploma of composition with michael jarrell in 2006, brice catherin willingly stepped away from the contemporary music institutions in order to develop very freely a few activities: multi-instrumental cellist, improviser, composer and art performer. these activities fed into each another, so that beyond his multidisciplinary shows and improvised concerts, brice catherin has never stopped composing and premiering written pieces.
most of his recent projects explore the idea of democracy in art: the artists’ individual responsibilities and their place in the social group as well as those of the members of the audience are challenged and questioned.
sequences consists of ten cello pieces performed by brice catherin using a curved bow. the sequences were originally the soloist’s material in catherin’s winterreise but appear here as individual solo pieces. catherin performed and recorded these on a rainy saturday morning in single takes.
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