INFOBOXGenre(s): Contemporary Music
From: , Austria
Two clarinet players are an admittedly very small line-up, but this duo’s courage and propensity for the eccentric which have inspired numerous composers to compose for them. Among them are big names such as Pierluigi Billone, Beat Furrer, and Chaya Czernowin. Petra Stump and Heinz-Peter Linshalm are virtuosic performers who succeed at drawing the maximum out of their instruments. They elicit the most unlikely sounds from different members of the clarinet family, and carefully investigate the acoustic potential they hold. Their precise and brilliant playing builds on soft vibrations and minimal shocks, microtonal oscillations and tones. The duo’s repertoire comes from both contemporary and classical music which is performed with both a tremendous sensibility and in keen technical adeptness.