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Premiere of complete Hayden String Quartet 'Transience' to be performed by Quatuor Diotima at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2016

The complete 7-movement version of Hayden's String Quartet 'Transience' (2013-14), commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and Quatuor Diotima, will be premiered by Quatuor Diotima in St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield, on 26 November 2016 at 7.30pm.

More details will appear here.

Hayden's 'Becomings' for solo piano to be premiered by José Menor in NYC

Hayden’s new work, Becomings, for solo piano will be premiered by José Menor at Spectrum, New York on September 24 2016 at 7.00pm.

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

Performances:

September 24 2016, 7.00pm, Spectrum, New York (WP).

November 26 2016, 8.00pm, Lo Otro, Madrid.

January 11 2017, 7.30pm. Recital Room, Blackheath Halls, London.

Hayden's 'schismatics II' for electric violin and computer performed by Mieko Kanno at the London Ear Festival

Hayden's 'schismatics II' (2010) for electric violin and computer was performed by Mieko Kanno (e-violin) and Sam Hayden (computer) at London Ear Festival, The Warehouse, Waterloo, on Saturday March 12th 2015 at 6.00pm. Hayden gave a pre-concert talk at 5pm at The Cello Factory, Waterloo.

A recording of the performance is available via the BBC Radio 3 Hear and Now programme.

Hayden's 'schismatics II' for electric violin and computer was performed by Takao Hyakutome at Spectrum, NYC.

Hayden's 'schismatics II' (2010) for electric violin and computer was performed by Takao Hyakutome (e-violin) at Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street , New York, NY 10002, on Monday November 9th 2015 at 7.00pm. This will be the US premiere of the work.

Hayden's 'schismatics II' for electric violin and computer was performed by Takao Hyakutome during the Festival Images Sonores, Liège.

Hayden's 'schismatics II' (2010) for electric violin and computer was performed by Takao Hyakutome (e-violin) and Sam Hayden (computer) during the Festival Images Sonores , Liège (Belgium), in the Théâtre de Liège on Saturday November 14th 2015 at 7.00pm.

Programme:

7pm Salle de l’Oeil Vert ***

Centre Henri Pousseur & a collective of Belgian soloists:

Nico Couck (guitar), Ine Vanoeveren (flute), Frederik Croene (piano), Arne Deforce (cello), Tom De Cock (percussion) et Takao Hyakutome (violin)

Pauly, Another Celibate Machine * for ensemble and electronics

Kreidler, Klavier Study for piano, video and electronics

Oliveira, Burning Silver * pour flute, guitar and electronics

Ledoux, PLS Ap Download for cello and électronics

Steiger, Light on Water (nouvelle version) ** for flute, piano and electronics

Ferneyhough, Mnemosyne for bass flute and electronics

Rosenberger, Untitled (tape) *

Kreidler, Stil 1f * for ensemble and electronics

Takasugi, The Man Who Couldn’t Stop Laughing * for ensemble and electronics

Bloland, Solis Overture * for ensemble and electronics

Hayden, Schismatics // for electric violin and electronics

Pauly, Sky Destroy Dog * for electric guitar and electronics

Schubert, Hello 2.0 ** for ensemble, electronics and video

More details here.

* Belgian premiere ** world premiere