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Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby present highlights from the 2014 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, including the premiere of James Dillon's Sabat Mater Dolorosa.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby introduce further highlights from the 2014 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival including a major premiere from this year's composer-in-residence, James Dillon.

Dillon's new piece is a setting of the Sabat Mater Dolorosa interspersed with Julie Kriseva's commentary on the poem, Herethique de l'amour, creating a large-scale meditation on the idea of lamentation.

James Dillon: Stabat Mater Dolorosa (World Premiere, co-commissioned by BBC Radio3 and hcmf//)
London Sinfonietta
BBC Singers
Ilan Volkov (conductor).

1 hour

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  • James Dillon

    Stabat Mater dolorosa

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Ilan Volkov. Choir: BBC Singers.

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