Live at the 2016 Huddersfield Festival, music by Haas: The Hyena, with Klangforum Wien and Mollena Lee Williams-Haas (narrator). Plus String Quartet No 10 with the Arditti Quartet.
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby, live from the UK's largest annual international festival of new music in Huddersfield.
A concert at St Paul's Hall in Huddersfield features new works by the festival's Composer in Residence, Georg Friedrich Haas. In the UK premiere of Hyena, soloist Mollena Lee Williams-Haas joins Klangforum Wien to narrate her own written text, which draws on her experience of alcoholism, and The Arditti Quartet give the first performance of Haas' 10th String Quartet.
Also featuring music recorded at the festival from Ensemble Musikfabrik's 16 x 2 x Solo project, a series of new commissions by the ensemble's solo players, and Graham McKenzie, HCMF's Artistic Director, joins Robert and Sara to look ahead at other festival events.
Georg Friedrich Haas: The Hyena (UK Premiere)
Mollena Lee Williams-Haas, narrator
Georg Friedrich Haas: String Quartet No.10 (World Premiere)
The Arditti Quartet.
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