sonic apricity is a new-music duo comprised of violinist Erik Rohde and violist Jacob Tews. The group is dedicated to uncovering and commissioning new works by living composers for violin and viola, performing them alone and in full recitals alongside more established pieces.
The duo’s first commissioned piece was from American composer Christopher Walczak (commissioned for the 2016 American Viola Society Festival), titled Flashing Forward Thinking Back. They continue efforts to highlight unexpected works for this combination, and regularly collaborate with living composers.
In May of 2019 they will serve as guest ensemble-in-residence for the Alba International Music Festival Composition Program.
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