- Maurice Ravel - Toccata and Fugue from Le
tombeau de Couperin (orchestrated Hesketh) | Orchestra Filarmonica
di Torino, Federico Maria Sardelli conductor | June 9, 2015 | Torino,
"G. Verdi", Italy
- Three Japanese Miniatures, Notte Oscura, Through
Magic Casements | Clare Hammond, piano | 3 August 2015 |
Contemporary Music For All (CoMA), Yorkshire
- Horae (pro clara) | Clare Hammond, piano | 4
August 2015 | Contemporary Music For All (CoMA), Yorkshire
Graven Image *Welsh Premiere* | BBC National Orchestra
of Wales, Pascal Rophé, conductor | 27 January 2016 | BBC Hoddinott
- Inscription/Transformation (for Violin and
Orchestra) *World Premiere* | Göttingen Symphony Orchestra, Janet Sung, violin,
Christoph-Mathias Mueller, conductor | 29 January 2016 | Stadthalle
The Scandinavian CD label BIS
will release a disc of Kenneth Hesketh's piano music performed by
acclaimed pianist Clare Hammond, including Hesketh's recent forty
minute piano cycle, Horae (pro Clara). The disc will be released
late Autumn of 2015.
Kenneth Hesketh has been invited
to be a featured composer at the ISCM KOREA
Pan Music Festival in September 2015. Three works will be
performed, including the world première of a work for string
He will also lecture on his work during his residency.
A recording of music for piano
duo and piano duet will be released in 2015 through the Prima
Facie label and perfomed by the Francoise-Green piano duo.
A new recording of
Hesketh's Japanese Miniatures has been released on the Teriyaki
Records/Pavia Musica label with music by Toru Takemitsu, performed
by the Russian-Dutch pianist Hanna Shybayeva. Click
here for more information.
- The first NMC recording devoted to large
ensemble and orchestral works by Kenneth Hesketh has now been
released. The title work is a chamber concerto exploring the idea
of the Wunderkammer, or 'cabinet of curiosities', which flourished in
the 16th to 18th centuries. Click
here for more.
- Released on iTunes on 18 December 2012, a major
collection of Hesketh's chamber music is available on CD performed
by Psappha, one of Europe’s leading ensembles. The collection
includes the works Dei destini incrociati (2002), Aphorisms (1995),
Fra Duri Socgl (2002), Three Pieces in the Shape of a Shoe (2005)
and Theatre of Attractions (2007). Click
here for further details.
- Three Japanese Miniatures
on Prima Facie
CD Clare Hammond, piano