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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

The UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music

hcmf// 2017 : Friday 17 – Sunday 26 November 2017

hcmf// is an annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, taking place over 10 days and consisting of approximately 50 events – including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film – with a related Learning and Participation programme devised and implemented to reflect the artistic programme and respond to regional need.

hcmf// aims to provide life-changing and unique artistic experiences to as wide an audience as possible; to be an international platform for new music and related contemporary art forms in Britain; to enthuse existing audiences and draw in new ones through adventurous programming and informed, stylish presentation, and to be an active cultural partner within the region.

Latest news & features

Two hcmf// 2016 composers nominated for RPS Music Awards

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Two hcmf// 2016 composers nominated for RPS Music Awards

Two composers closely associated with hcmf// – Liza Lim and Rebecca Saunders – dominate the shortlist for Chamber-Scale Compositions in this year’s RPS Music Awards. Australian composer Liza Lim, who is Professor of Composition [...]

HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Huddersfield

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Huddersfield

HRH The Earl of Wessex, paid his first visit to the University of Huddersfield Campus last week (Wednesday, 8 March 2017). As part of the visit, the Earl visited the award winning archives centre, [...]

Profile: Georg Friedrich Haas

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Profile: Georg Friedrich Haas

To see the work of this year’s Composer in Residence, Georg Friedrich Haas, described as ‘spectral’ might conjure up the image of an artist working in rarefied, abstract realms, poring over graphs and mathematical [...]

Profile: Peter Brötzmann / Michael Wertmüller

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Profile: Peter Brötzmann / Michael Wertmüller

Read about Peter Brötzmann and Michael Wertmüller ahead of their appearance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2016.

Profile: Elliott Sharp

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Profile: Elliott Sharp

Find out more about Elliott Sharp ahead of his appearance with Ensemble Resonanz and Gareth Davis at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2016.

Wojtek Blecharz | Body-opera

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Wojtek Blecharz | Body-opera

Discover more about Wojtek Blecharz and Body-opera which will be appearing as part of the 2016 Huddersfield Contemporary Festival.

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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

info@hcmf.co.uk
Festival Office +44 (0) 1484 472900 | Tickets +44 (0) 1484 430528
Room CAM1/10, University of Huddersfield,
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH