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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2009

Sara Mohr-Pietsch reports from the 2009 Hudersfield Contemporary Music Festival, the UK's largest, with highlights of a concert given by the London Sinfonietta.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch reports from the 2009 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, the UK's largest, and presents highlights of a concert given earlier by the London Sinfonietta celebrating two composer anniversaries.

Richard Barrett's fiftieth year is commemorated with the world premiere of his new work Mesopotamia; and Jonathan Harvey - composer in residence at this year's festival - has his seventieth year marked with a performance of Bhakti, his reflective and spiritual exploration of Sanskrit hymns widely recognised as one of the most influential works of the 1980s.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sat 28 Nov 2009 22:30

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