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New Hayden String Quartet to be premiered by Quatuor Diotima during Spitalfields Winter Festival 2014

Hayden's new String Quartet 'Transience' (2013-14), commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and Quatuor Diotima, will be premiered by Quatuor Diotima in Shoreditch Church on 14/12/2014 at 7.00pm, during the Spitalfields Winter Festival, London.

Programme:

Gerard Pesson - Bitume

Sam Hayden - String Quartet 'Transience' (WP)

Jonathan Harvey - 3rd Quartet

Bela Bartok - 4th Quartet

Hayden now published by Verlag Neue Musik

A selection of Hayden's works are now published by Verlag Neue Musik (Berlin).

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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schismatics (part 1)