Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is held in Huddersfield, West 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, Steve Reich, Jonathan Harvey, and Sir Harrison Birtwistle.
Venues used include the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield Town Hall, St Paul's Hall, St Thomas's Church and the Creative Arts Building of the University of Huddersfield. There is also a Festival Hub which offers refreshments, CDs and free live shows every morning of the festival.
In 2005, the festival was held from 17 November to 27 November and featured the latest works by Helmut Lachenmann.
The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival archive is held at the University of Huddersfield in the Archives and Special Collections.
- "Maja S K Ratkje is HCMF 2012 Composer in Residence". Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
- "Reflections on Bent Sørensen". Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
- "Pulling Threads of Sound: Rebecca Saunders interviewed". Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Retrieved 10 July 2010.
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