with the Gildas Quartet

Gildas Quartet play Janacek, Crumb, Whalley & Waeckerlé in a night of graphic notation, extended scores, sounding images and live composition at IKLECTIK


The Gildas Quartet is the  4th guest of the streamed concerts after Marcus Kaiser (May 2019), Stefan Thut(10/11 April 2019),Jessica Aslan and Emma Lloyd(13 March 2019)

Over Head Projection (live composition) (2019) – Harry Whalley
Black Angels (1971)– George Crumb
Quartet 2, ‘Intimate Letters’ (1928) – Leoš Janácek
A few birds and dreaming (2019) – Emmanuelle Waeckerlé


The Gildas Quartet

have performed to critical acclaim at major venues including the Bridgewater Hall, Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, and on BBC Radio 3. Praised for their ‘energy, verve and refreshing approach’, their bold and explorative approach to performance has been recognised by the International Franz Schubert and Modern Music Competition, Graz, where they were first prize winners of the Audience Engagement Award in 2018. concert series

a collaboration between bookRoom and the Audio Research Cluster at UCA Farnham, curated by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé and Harry Whalley, around their common research in extended, textual, visual, gestural and object scores and ways to integrate or experience technology in text / music / film / performances. The project is supported by UCA research fund.