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Tuesday, 18 March 2003, 12:00AM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The Last Post - For Modernism

Piers Hellawell

A look at the resurgence of values from the distant past among today’s composers – a marked reaction against the onward march of modernism. In discussion with distinguished performers who make no distinction between ‘early’ and new music, Piers Hellawell ends his series with the question ‘is musical history circular?’ This event will involve live performance. Admission is free but reservations are required. Tickets are available in advance from Gresham College.

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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 March 2003

The Last Post - For Modernism
Piers Hellawell

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