- Elliott sequitur enim et deambulandi (World
Premiere) | Bertram-Lynette piano duo | November 10, 2014 |
Inner Parry Room, Royal College of Music, London
- Inductio, Scurriae and Solis Perfunditor from
Theatrum | Bertram-Lynette piano duo | November 10, 2014 | Inner
Parry Room, Royal College of Music, London
- Doctrine of Affections (for wind octet) | Royal
College of Music Wind Ensemble, conductor Simon Channing | December
1, 2014 | Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music,
- Cautionary Tales | Ensemble Matisse | January 8,
2015 | Purcell Room, London
- Hesketh taught at the Summer Academy of the Ionian University where he lectured on his works for film and dance.
- The world premiere of
Hesketh's work for string quartet, Sisyphus' Punishment, and a
performance of his orchestral work Knotted Tongues, took place
at the 2014 Beijing Modern Music Festival, China, where he was a
featured composer. Click
here for more information. He also
taught at the Central Conservatory of
Music in Beijing.
- 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