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HCMF 40: Dillon

HCMF's 40th edition opens with a co-commission from long-time Huddersfield collaborator James Dillon, written for Scotland’s foremost new music ensemble, Red Note.

Paired here with the UK premiere of two recent works by young Swiss composer Stephanie Haensler and two works for solo electric guitar – written almost 40 years apart but closely related – by Morton Feldman and Christian Wolff, this world premiere of Dillon’s latest work, Tanz/haus : triptych 2017, is a continuation of his relationship with Red Note Ensemble following their critically acclaimed performance of his New York Trilogy at hcmf// 2013.

Red Note Ensemble:
Jacqueline Shave violin
Robert Irvine cello
Catherine Edwards piano
Ruth Morley flute
Tim Lines clarinet
Nikita Naumov double bass
Tom Hunter percussion
Ida Løvli Hidle accordion
Geoffrey Paterson conductor
Wiek Hijmans electric guitar

Stephanie Haensler Ganz Nah UK Premiere
Stephanie Haensler Im Begriffe UK Premiere
Morton Feldmen Possibility of a New Work for Electric Guitar
Christian Wolff Another Possibility
James Dillon Tanz/haus : triptych 2017 World Premiere

Produced by hcmf// supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia

17 November, 2017 - 18:00 to 19:30

St Paul’s Hall
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
Huddersfield - HD1 3DH
United Kingdom

Cost: £14

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