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New recording of Hayden's 'surface/tension' for oboe and piano available on Métier records

Hayden’s surface/tension for oboe and piano is available on Métier records, performed by Christopher Redgate and Stephen Robbings.

World premiere of 'Die Abkehr (Turning Away)' for 11 instruments by Ensemble Musikfabrik at WDR, Cologne, 6 October 2017

Hayden’s Die Abkehr (Turning Away) for 11 instruments, received its world premiere by Ensemble Musikfabrik at the WDR Funkhaus Wallrafplatz on Friday 6th October at 8:00pm. The concert included a performance of his Relative Autonomy for ensemble from 2004.

More details of the concert can be found here.

Programme:

Gavin Bryars | A Man in a Room, Gambling Nr. 1 and 9 (1992) for tape and string quartet (texts by Juan Muñoz)

Tansy Davies | Song Horn - for singing horn player (2017) for horn solo Commissioned by Ensemble Musikfabrik, with the support of the Ministry for Families, Children, youth, Culture and Sports of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Sam Hayden | Die Abkehr (Turning Away) (2017) - world premiere Commissioned by Ensemble Musikfabrik and Kunststiftung NRW

The recording is available here.

Sam Hayden | Relative Autonomy (2004) for 16 players

Peter Maxwell Davies | Eight Songs for a Mad King (1969) musical theatre for male voice and ensemble

1st complete performance of Hayden's 'Becomings' for solo piano premiered by José Menor at Borough New Music Series, London, 3 October 2017

The first complete performance of Hayden’s Becomings (parts 1-5) , for solo piano was premiered by José Menor at Church of St George the Martyr, London on Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 at 1.00pm.

Church of St George the Martyr

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Programme details:

Becomings - Sam Hayden

No 9: Vertiges, from Études, Book II - György Ligeti

8 Cryptograms, for piano - Patrick Nunn

Toccata - Tomas Peire Serrate.

Admission free but ticketed

José Menor

Commissioners: José Menor, with funds from The Britten-Pears and Hinrichsen Foundations, and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

Hayden String Quartet 'Transience' (Parts 1 & 2) was performed by Quatuor Diotima as part of ENSEMS #39 Festival Internacional de Música Contemporània

Hayden's String Quartet 'Transience' (2013-14), commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and Quatuor Diotima, was performed by Quatuor Diotima on 12 May 2017, 20:00h at the Palau de la Música de València / Sala Rodrigo. This concert was part of ENSEMS #39 Festival Internacional de Música Contemporània.

More details are here.

Spanish premiere of Hayden String Quartet 'Transience' (Parts 1 & 2) performed by Quatuor Diotima at Fundación BBVA, Bilbao.

Hayden's String Quartet 'Transience' (2013-14), commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and Quatuor Diotima, was given its Spanish premiere by Quatuor Diotima at Fundación BBVA. Plaza de San Nicolás, 4, Bilbao, on May 9 2017 at 19:30.

More details are here.