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Messiaen’s famous Quartet for the End of Time

Jessica Duchen, author and musician, talks about Messiaen’s famous Quartet for the End of Time and discusses the context in which it was written – A Prisoner of War Camp in 1940 – and the powerful emotions the work invokes.

American Pioneers – George Crumb

George Crumb speaks to Hebrides Ensemble, discussing his enigmatic and mysterious Voice of the Whale, being performed as part of […]

American Pioneers

November 2011 saw an extraordinary examination of some of the most pioneering talents in American music in the 20th century. […]

Kurtag Kafka Fragmente

Alongside the comparatively conventional Kreutzer Sonata by Janacek, and Schumann’s Liederkreis… the ensemble presented the challenging Kafka Fragmente, by Gyorgy […]

CD Recordings

CD Recording

David Fennessy: Panopticon

A new recording from composer David Fennessy featuring the title track, 'Panopticon' co-commissioned and performed by Hebrides Ensemble and Psappha.

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