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Sara Mohr-Piestch and Robert Worby present live from the 40th Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, introducing music from Ensemble Modern and the Arditti Quartet.

Sara Mohr-Piestch and Robert Worby are live from Bates Mill Blending Shed in Huddersfield for the first in a series of programmes from this year's 40th anniversary Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. The programme features music from the arch-experimentalist ensemble zeitkratzer and their tribute to the iconic German band Kraftwerk, with live performances of numbers from their critically acclaimed albums "Kraftwerk" and "Kraftwerk 2". Also on the programme, a premiere of music by James Dillon from the Scotland-based Red Note Ensemble and the latest news of highlights from this year's festival.

Kraftwerk: Ruckzuck; Spule 4; Strom; Atem; Klingklang; Megaherz
Performed by zeitkratzer:
Frank Gratkowski, flute/clarinets
Elena Kakaliagou, french horn
Hilary Jeffery, trombone
Reinhold Friedl, harmonium/piano
Didier Ascour, guitar
Maurice de Martin, drums
Lisa Marie Landgraf, violin
Burkhard Schlothauer, violin
Elisabeth Coudoux, cello
Ulrich Phillipp, double bass

James Dillon: Tanz/haus: triptych 2017 (World Premiere)
Performed by the Red Note Ensemble:
Jacqueline Shave, violin
Robert Irvine, cello
Stephen Gutman, piano
Ruth Morley, flute
Tim Lines, clarinet
Nikita Naumov, double bass
Tom Hunter, percussion
Ida Løvli Hidle, accordion
Geoffrey Paterson, conductor.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Kraftwerk

    Vom Himmel Hoch

    Ensemble: Zeitkratzer.
  • Kraftwerk


    Ensemble: Zeitkratzer.
  • Kraftwerk


    Ensemble: Zeitkratzer.
  • James Dillon

    Tanz/Haus: Triptych 2017

    Ensemble: Red Note Ensemble.


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