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 formulae in search of the most intangible sonic traces. Tonally meticulous and grounded in a detailed study of sound the [...]
Read about Peter Brötzmann and Michael Wertmüller ahead of their appearance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2016.
Find out more about Elliott Sharp ahead of his appearance with Ensemble Resonanz and Gareth Davis at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2016.
Discover more about Wojtek Blecharz and Body-opera which will be appearing as part of the 2016 Huddersfield Contemporary Festival.
One of the most anticipated performances at hcmf// 2016 is the world premiere of composer Claudia Molitor's Walking With Partch. Commissioned by hcmf//, Walking With Partch will form part of Ensemble Musikfabrik's concert at 5pm on Saturday 19 November. Ahead of the Festival, hcmf//'s Artistic Director Graham McKenzie spoke with Claudia Molitor about the [...]
John Butcher teams up with CEPROMUSIC as hcmf// arrives in Mexico City on Wednesday 4th October 2016.
hcmf// talks to composer Jennifer Walshe ahead of the UK Premiere of Everything is Important as part of the hcmf// 2016 opening concert on Fri 18 November.
New works by the Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, hcmf// 2016's Composer in Residence, together with two concerts for highly unusual forces - West Coast maverick Harry Partch's menagerie of magical custom-made instruments and Swiss composer Alfred Zimmerlin's Stone Orchestra - are among the highlight events of the 39th Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. The festival [...]
Following a record number of applicants to our open call, five artists have been selected for this year’s hcmf// shorts and will feature in an extensive programme alongside other curated free performances. These short performances provide a platform for emerging artists to perform at the UK’s leading new music festival. Each short will present either new [...]
An introduction to Georg Friedrich Haas, he Austrian microtonal master and 2016's hcmf// composer in residence.