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Performances: 

  • 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
  • Doctrine of Affections | Sinfonia Viva, Dominic Wheeler, conductor | 16 June 2015 | Lincoln Drill Hall, Lincoln
  • The Grand Old Incy Wincy Din-Dan-Don for wind quintet *World Premiere* | Creighton Quintet | 20 June 2015 | Wells Cathedral School, Wells Cathedral, Somerset
  • 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
  • Spike (I) for piano trio *World Premiere (this version)* | Jieun Han, violin, Ji-Yeon Kim, cello, Hye-in Wang, piano | 11 September 2015 | Dream Forest Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea.
    Horae (pro Clara) - 4 exerpts | Hye-in Wang, piano | 11 September 2015 | Dream Forest Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea.
    IMMH | Ji-Yeon Kim, cello | 11 September 2015 | Dream Forest Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea
  • Hände: Das Leben und die Liebe eines Zärtlichen Geschlechts - for piano with film *World Premiere* | Clare Hammond, piano | 23 November 2015 | Cornerstone Arts Festival Liverpool Hope University
  • Graven Image *Welsh Premiere* | BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Pascal Rophé, conductor | 27 January 2016 | BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Inscription/Transformation (for Violin and Orchestra) *World Premiere* | Göttingen Symphony Orchestra, Janet Sung, violin, Christoph-Mathias Mueller, conductor | 29 January 2016 | Stadthalle Göttingen, Germany

Latest news:

  • 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 2016. 

  • 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; he will also lecture on his work during his residency.

  • A recording of music for piano duo and piano duet will be released in 2016 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.
 
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