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Hayden String Quartet 'Transience' (Parts 1 & 2) to be 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, will be performed by Quatuor Diotima on 12 May 2017, 20:00h at the Palau de la Música de València / Sala Rodrigo. This concert is part of ENSEMS #39 Festival Internacional de Música Contemporània.

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

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

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Hayden's 'Becomings' for solo piano was premiered by José Menor in Blackheath Halls, London

Hayden’s new work, Becomings (parts 1, 2 & 3) , for solo piano was premiered by José Menor at Blackheath Halls, London on Wednesday, January 11th 2017 at 7.30pm.

Becomings: An Anglo-Spanish Programme of Contemporary Piano Work

Recital Room, Blackheath Halls

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM

A contemporary piano recital with an Anglo-Spanish theme featuring the premiere of 'Becomings' (parts 1, 2 & 3) by Sam Hayden, Trinity Laban’s Reader in Composition, written for highly acclaimed Spanish pianist José Menor, former Junior Fellow at Trinity Laban. The programme includes Michael Finnissy’s 'Summer Morn', recent works by José Menor himself and Hector Parra.

Programme details: the world premiere of Hayden's 'Becomings', part 3 (and UK premiere of parts 1 and 2, a worked commissioned by José Menor); Michael Finnissy's 'O Schoener Mai' and 'Summer Morn' (from 'English Country Tunes'); the world premiere of two works by José Menor, including a work in perpetual progress, "Fragments for Clare"; and finishing the concert with the UK premiere of Hèctor Parra wonderful cycle 'Cinq études d'art'.

This project is supported by the Britten-Pears and Hinrichsen Foundations and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

Admission free but ticketed

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

Performances:

Part 1: September 24 2016, 7.00pm, Spectrum, New York (WP).

Part 2: November 26 2016, 8.00pm, Lo Otro, Madrid (WP).

Parts 1, 2 & 3: January 11 2017, 7.30pm. Recital Room, Blackheath Halls, London (London Premiere of Parts 1 & 2, WP of Part 3).

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.

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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.