Rolf Hind’s work for percussion, gamelan and piano evokes the hike to an eponymous Bhutanese cliffside monastery.
The piece is written for Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra, two prepared pianos and solo percussion including the canna sonora – a collection of nine-foot aluminium rods.
About Rolf Hind
Rolf Hind has established himself as a major force as soloist, composer, recording artist and chamber musician. He has given recitals at many of Europe’s new music festivals, at Carnegie Hall and at Sydney Opera House.
Rolf has worked with many leading conductors and has appeared seven times at the BBC Proms. He has worked with orchestras around the world and with many of London’s orchestras.
His compositions include a piano concerto, Maya-Sesha, and a concerto for accordion, premiered at London’s Barbican. He collaborated with choreographer Rui Horta on Danza Preparata, featuring John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes.
His first opera, Lost in Thought, was premiered at The Barbican. He recently wrote a major work for the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and continues to develop many exciting composition projects.