I want to put myself in a position where my ears are ´wide open’ to the quirks, random incidents and ‘happy accidents’ rather than being totally focused on the composition in a conventional sense. To me, this opens a door to a much larger canvas, so to speak.
The concept behind each work is extremely important to me. The first step of composing any piece begins with my interaction with an extra-musical source inspiration, and from that I form the idea and the all-important title, which becomes the identity of the work
I think composers will always say they’re most proud of their most recent works – if we weren’t proud of them we’d keep working on them until we were! So, because of this I have to say my most recent album, Do You Hear Me?
In general, I am looking for ways of creating satisfying continuity out of asymmetrical material in both pitch and time. Sometimes I am also very interested in blending colours .
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music and who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life
Music itself is intensely important to me, and I want to try and share it – intensely