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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.
Hellawell/Hilliard - the final gig
Classic songs from The Hilliard Songbook form part of the great vocal ensemble's last ever concert
on 20 December -
click here for details of the Wigmore Hall concert

Recent performances in Germany
NDR-Brass (Hamburg) - Sound Carvings from the Bell Foundry in N Germany on 25, 28 September.
Local ensemble Stimmwerck - The Hilliard Songbook in Eschborn, Frankfurt on 23 November.

Hellawell feature in Dublin with Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble. National Concert Hall,
Wednesday 26th November 6.30pm
Click here for programme details

Major new interview with Piers Hellawell in Tempo (October 2014):
"... one of the United Kingdom’s most interesting and thoughtful composers."
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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'The Past Frames The Composer
Frames The Past' -
Piers Hellawell's paper to the 2014
Dublin Composers' Conference.
Click here      content © Piers Hellawell 2014