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Saturday, 18 May 2002, 12:00AM

Inside Story

Piers Hellawell

In this lecture Professor Hellawell introduces his own work Inside Story, premiered at the 1999 Proms to wide acclaim. The composer gives a background talk to the shape of the work, which pairs violin and viola solists with orchestra in the manner of Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante. He outlines his close collaboration with its soloists and guides the listener through recorded examples from the work.

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Piers Hellawell is a composer, writer and photographer. He is Professor of Composition at Queen's University in Belfast and was the Gresham Professor of Music between 2000 and 2003. His work has been performed at the Henry Wood Promenade concerts and by the Vanbrugh quartet, Stockholm Chamber Brass and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He was awarded a Leverhulme fellowship in 2010.

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18 May 2002

Inside Story
Piers Hellawell

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