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Without a doubt one of the most potent voices in modern composition today, Christine Ott is as happy to push right out into dark, even industrial-infused experimenta as she is to play a straight bat with absolute confidence in the deeper classical tradition and the wider avant-garde palette; she can do it all, if she chooses, and when she breathes the ondes Martenot into life; there really is no one to touch her

THE FRENCH composer and multi-instrumentalist Christine Ott can never be accused of running with the pack in her compositional aesthetic; down the years since her first release, Solitude Nomade, in 2009, she’s really pushed the possibilities of modern composition, not in experimenting for the sake of it, but in trying to express and elicit a …

Snowdrops have taken the post-classical palette to another place again with their use of two of the more overlooked pioneering electronic instruments, and produced a work that at its least, is intensely transporting; and in its two twin peaks, “Comma (variation 1)” and “Ultraviolet”, close to too beautiful, heartbreakingly so.