- What if...? Op[f]er | Françoise-Green piano duo
| August 19, 2014 | Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scotland
- 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,
- The world premiere of
Hesketh's work for string quartet, Sisyphus' Punishment, and a
performance of his orchestral work Knotted Tongues, will take place
at the 2014 Beijing Modern Music Festival, China, where he will be a
featured composer. Click
here for more information. He will also teach at the Central Conservatory of
Music in Beijing.
- Hesketh will be teaching
at the Summer Academy of the Ionian University where he will be
lecturing on his works for film and dance.
- 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