Bates Mill

Milford Street, Huddersfield

hcmf//2012 Irish Voices

For hcmf//’s popular free Monday concert Crash Ensemble presents some of the most important creative voices in Irish contemporary music in the last 30
years, including esteemed composers Gerald Barry and Kevin Volans, as well as some of the most exciting voices from the younger generation: Andrew Hamilton, Ed Bennett and Linda Buckley.

Conducted by Alan Pierson

View concert on hcmf//2012 website

hcmf//2012 American Originals

Crash Ensemble, Ireland's foremost new music group, present work written especially for them by some of America's most individual composers. The concert features a new work from Glenn Branca, jointly commissioned by Crash Ensemble and hcmf//, as well as UK premieres of works by Nico Muhly (Drones, Variations, Ornaments) and Arnold Dreyblatt (Resonant Relations).

Listen to Nico Muhly's Drones, Variations, Ornaments here:

Listen to Arnold Dreyblatt's Resonant Relations here:

‘Branca's sound is astonishing'
Mark Swed, LA Times

‘Crash Ensemble, an Irish new-music collective with international cachet and considerable chops'
The Washington Post, 2011

Drones, Variations, Ornaments and Resonant Relations are commissioned by Crash Ensemble with funds from Arts Council of Ireland

Produced by hcmf// in association with Crash Ensemble; supported by Culture Ireland