Artist Information: Retorica Violin Duo
Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo
Philippa and Harriet met at the Royal Academy of Music, London and discovered their passion for contemporary music as well as the wealth of rarely heard repertoire for two violins.
Since they started playing together in 2010, Retorica have performed all over the world. Highlights of their performing career include recitals at some of the most prestigious halls in China, including the Beijing NCPA and Shanghai SHAOC. Other highlights include a performance in Odessa, Ukraine as part of the 2D2N Festival, where Retorica showcased seven new commissions by leading British composers. They have also performed in the Barbican Centre, in the Mostly Mozart Festival, at the Jersey Liberation Festival, the Bury St Edmunds Festival and the Ripon International Festival.