Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby with highlights from 2009's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. With works by James Dillon, Thomas Simaku, Anthony Braxton and James Clarke.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby introduce highlights of the 2009 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, the UK's largest festival of new music.
Featuring music from James Dillon, Musica Elettronica Viva, and James Clarke, as the Arditti Quartet give the world premiere of his Second String Quartet. Sara talks with festival director Graham McKenzie about the 2009 event and Robert goes to meet founder Richard Steinitz to take a look at the festival archive which was launched in the same year.
James Dillon: Charm (world premiere); Dragon-fly (World Premiere)
Noriko kawai (piano)
Thomas Simaku: String Quartet No 2 (Radius)
Musica Elettronica Viva: Gran Raccordo Anulare (excerpt) - world premiere
Anthony Braxton: Composition No 10 (UK premiere)
Genevieve Foccroulle (piano)
le grain de la voix (interview / excerpt)
James Clarke: String Quartet No 2 (world premiere)
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