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  Composition and writing on music
  Composition: the artistic trace of a life,
with the intensities of being human imprinted upon,
rather than encoded in, the music.
Two Quartets in Two Countries!
Hellawell’s The Still Dancers (1991) is at Ironstone Festival, Oxfordshire, on 10 Sept -
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Driftwood on Sand (2002) is given on 30 Aug by San Francisco stars Friction Quartet in Århus, Denmark – click here for information.

Hellawell at the 2016 Proms - this year’s BBC Proms include world premiere of Wild Flow for orchestra. Click here and here

Up By The Roots world premiere! Piers Hellawell and poet Sinéad Morrissey’s new collaboration is premiered by Fidelio Trio – click here

Hellawell 60th-birthday Year performances
Performances are scheduled from Detroit to Dusseldorf this year. Click here for details

New song setting for JUICE!
Hear Philautia, written for the trio JUICE in 2014.
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Major interview with Piers Hellawell in
Tempo (Oct 2014) © Cambridge University Press. Used by permission.
Click here to read full text of Bernard Hughes' article.
New CD Now available on    Piers Hellawell: Airs, Waters - Fidelio Trio, RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Robert Plane & Pierre-André Valade

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Video Talks
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