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  Composition: the artistic trace of a life,
with the intensities of being human imprinted upon,
rather than encoded in, the music.

Two London festivals this autumn!
Soundings and COMA Gala....

COMA's 30th Anniversary event includes
*World Premiere of Hellawell's COMARAMA by COMA Sussex
*Piers Hellawell and Judith Weir in conversation with Tom Service
Saturday 25th October, St John's Smith Square.
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SOUNDINGS, Austrian Cultural Forum's festival of new music from Austria and the UK - click here for details.
*Piers Hellawell meets six featured composers in conversation and presents two evening concerts, at ACF and RCM: 30th and 31st October

Major new interview with Piers Hellawell in Tempo (October 2014):
"... one of the United Kingdom’s most interesting and thoughtful composers."
This article explores Hellawell’s working processes, compositional preoccupations and interests in education. Published in Tempo no.270, p.48-56. © Cambridge University Press. Used by permission.

Click here to read full text of Bernard Hughes' article.
Click here for Tempo no.270 itself.
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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Rant! Read the rant given
as part of Institute of
Composing’s Rant Series
in the QEH foyer,London
on 6th July - click here      content © Piers Hellawell 2014