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The road untravelled by Jennifer Eriksson
If you'd asked me six or seven years ago what was driving me artistically, I would have told you about my ongoing goal of performing the complete viola da gamba works of Marin Marais with my ensemble, the Marais Project (you can hear us play this repertoire on Youtube). As a viola da gambist I am a member of the second generation of the historically informed performance (HIP) movement, a fairly narrow but popular enough classical music byway. Given that my day to day focus is on the French baroque, and more specifically, French baroque viola da gamba music, it is fair to say that I occupy a niche within a niche!
But happy as I was, I had a nagging feeling I wanted more...