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Friday, 24 May 2002, 12:00AM

The Composer in Action

Piers Hellawell

This event builds upon the work of last year's series in offering a clearer view of the modern composer's work. Piers Hellawell will take the audience through thecomposition of a short passage from his recent work, using not only a recording of the end-result but also sketches and notes from the original process.

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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.

All of Piers Hellawell's previous lectures may be accessed here

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24 May 2002

The Composer in Action
Piers Hellawell

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