brice catherin is a composer, cellist, electronicist, performance artist and improviser based in france. he has participated in the festivals: de la bÃ¢tie (geneva, 2008, 2010 and 2011); akouphÃ¨ne (geneva, 2005 to 2010); angoulÃªme (2008); archipel (geneva, 2008); la citÃ© (lausanne, 2005); etc. amongst many others, catherin is influenced by jean-luc godard and karlheinz stockhausen.
his first album for pan y rosas discos, winterreise, is a concerto for cello and free ensemble. the orchestra part of the concerto is conceived for a âfree ensemble,â wherein the different parts, entirely written, can be played on many different instruments â invented, traditional, or otherwise (as long as it exists). sounds like â instant action. thump glissando murmur. string pulse. swirl breath taps. rise fall tones. build repetition drone.