When I think about my performances or recordings the feeling I get is that each one was special in some way. I put something unique into every performance.
One thing we love about playing modern and new music is the range of experiences that the music can offer: some pieces demand an emotional response, some are more experimental or Zen, some are purely intellectual, and some are connected to the wider world (including nature, science, history, and politics). We believe we have succeeded if we can communicate some of that experience to the audience.
Dudok Quartet are: Judith van Driel, Marleen Wester (violins), Marie-Louise de Jong (viola) and David Faber (cello). Judith van Driel is the interviewee Who or
The holy grail is to feel that intangible energy and concentration from the audience as a response to the music. As musicians we aspire to feel that the music is passing through us unimpeded and undiluted.