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Tuesday, 12 November 2002, 12:00AM

The Concert of the Present

Piers Hellawell

Today's festival director has gone from administrator to creator; impresarii are as involved as their artistes in developing individual events. A leading festival director will discuss what is wrong, and what is right, with the modern concert premiere.

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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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12 November 2002

The Concert of the Present
Piers Hellawell

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