|02||Hear And Now||20121208|
Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby introduce the first of four programmes of highlights from the 2012 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Tonight's programme includes music from Crash Ensemble's concert profiling the work of Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy together with highlights from two events which featured the work of John Cage.
|03||Hear And Now||20121215|
Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby introduce highlights from Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012. Tonight's programme focuses on the String Quartet with new music from Rebecca Saunders, Naomi Pinnock and Christopher Fox performed by the Arditti and Bozzini Quartets. Also featuring a report on John Tilbury's four-and-a-half-hour performance of Morton Feldman's "For Philip Guston".
|04||Hear And Now||20121222|
Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch present more highlights of Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012. Tonight's programme explores music from this year's festival's composer in residence - the Norwegian composer and musician Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje.
Maja S K Ratkje - Gagaku Variations
Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje - Crepuscular Hour (UK premiere)
RNCM Chamber Choir
University of Huddersfield Chamber Choir
James Weeks conductor
Nils Henrik Asheim organ
Antoine Chessex electronics / noise
Lasse Marhaug electronics / noise
Stian Westerhus electronics / noise.
|05 LAST||Hear And Now||20121229|
Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduce the final programme of highlights from Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012. The last of five editions of Hear and Now featuring music from hcmf// 2012 focuses on the festival's truly international scope, contrasting works by Scandinavian composers Hans Abrahamsen and Maja Ratkje and music from the Irish Crash Ensemble including American composer Glenn Branca.
Hans Abrahamsen String Quartet No. 4 (UK premiere) (2012)
Maja S K Ratkje And Sing While Thou On Pressed Flowers Dost Sleep (2012) (World premiere)
Donnacha Dennehy Streetwalker
Gerard Pesson Cassation
Sam Hayden surface / tension (2012) (World premiere)
Glenn Branca Thought (hcmf// co-commission) UK Premiere