- Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is held in
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. It has a repertoire of cutting-edge jazz, orchestral, choral and electroacoustic performances, along with film, dance and music theatre. Guest composers who have taken part in the festival include Karlheinz Stockhausen, Terry Riley, Brian Eno, John Cage, Will May, Steve Reich, Daniel Giorgetti, and Sir Harrison Birtwistle.
Venues used include the
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield Town Hall, St Paul's Hall, St Thomas’s Church and a special Festival Hub which is erected next to the library and offers refreshments, CDs and free live shows every morning of the festival.
In 2006 the festival took place from the
17 Novemberto 26 November. On the event list was zeitkratzer, Kitchen Motors, Lumen 3, and Psappha.
2005, the festival was held from 17 November– 27 Novemberand featured the latest works by Helmut Lachenmann
* [http://www.hcmf.co.uk Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Website]
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