In 2004, George Rochberg introduced me to the composer Michael Hersch. Later that year, he wrote a first small piece for me, Five Fragments (2004). This was premiered in Mexico City. I will begin to include more information about this extraordinary composer over the next few weeks. In the meantime, listen to this….
(Performance. Conaculta, Mexco City, July 2004)
And here is an extract from his cycle for violin and Piano The Wreckage of Flowers
PSS with Aaron Shorr. June 2008 Wiltons Music Hall
Recording courtesy of Colin Still (Optic Nerve)