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New Hayden recordings released on NMC Digital Discoveries

Three new recordings of Hayden’s works have been released as part of the NMC Digital Discoveries series, including Recoil (2001) for oboe and percussion, performed by Ensemble Exposé, Anthem (2002) for amplified ensemble, performed by [rout], and Fragment (after Losses) (2003) for solo piano, performed by Stephen Gutman.

Hayden appointed Reader in Music at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Sam Hayden was appointed Reader in Music (Composition) at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in October 2013.

Hayden's schismatics selected for HCMF 2012 sampler

Sam Hayden's schismatics (2007, rev. 2010) for electric violin and computer, performed by violinist Mieko Kanno and himself on computer, has been selected by Graham McKenzie, Director of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, to be included on a new HCMF 2012 sampler, available for download from the NMC label.

"...Hayden is at this moment one of the most compelling voices in the European new music scene." (Graham McKenzie, November 2012).

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Neophon Ensemble performed Hayden's 'partners in psychopathology', in Rostock, 16 May 2013

Neue Musik aus England

Hayden’s partners in psychopathology for small ensemble (6 instruments), will be performed by the Rostock based ensemble neophon ensemble on Thursday 16th May 2013 at 17:00 in the Kammermusiksaal der Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock, Beim St.-Katharinenstift, Rostock.

El Perro Andaluz performed Hayden's 'partners in psychopathology', in Donaueschingen, 21 Feb 2013

ars Nova: born in '68

Hayden’s partners in psychopathology for small ensemble (6 instruments), was performed by the Dresden based ensemble El Perro Andaluz on Thursday 21st February 2013 at 20:00 in Donauhalle Donaueschingen, Strawinsky Saal.