- 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
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 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
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.