hcmf// presents an extensive Dutch lineup for the second year running, as part of a three-year partnership with Dutch Performing Arts. This year the festival presents six concerts with Netherlands-based musicians and composers.
Together with Dutch Performing Arts, hcmf// brings leading new music performers, composers and Netherlands-based international projects to audiences at the festival.
This year's edition of hcmf// features concerts by the following Netherlands-based musicians and composers: Kate Moore
, Thomas Ankersmit
& Slagwerk Den Haag
, Aart Strootman
, James Oesi
& Maya Fridman
, Boris Bezemer
, Nieuws Amsterdams Peil
, Mayke Nas
, Elisabeth Smalt
, and Joel Ryan.
Norbotten NEO (SE) performs 'Blackbird Song' by Kate Moore
17 November 2019 at 13:00, St. Paul's Hall
Thomas Ankersmit performs his piece 'Perceptual geography' UK premiere
18 November 2019 at 22:15, Bates Mill Blending Shed
TEMKO & Slagwerk Den Haag perform 'W.A.L.L.' by Aart Strootman UK premiere
19 November 2019 at 19:00, St. Paul's Hall
James Oesi performs 'For James Oesi' by A. Crespo Barba (ES) and 'Bass Piece' by Boris Bezemer
Maya Fridman performs 'Canti d´Inizio e Fine' by Maxim Shalygin UK premiere
21 November 2019 at 12:00, St. Paul's Hall
Nieuw Amsterdams Peil performs 'The Arsenal of Rude Things' by Make Nas UK premiere
23 November 2019 at 15:00, Lawrence Batley Theatre
hcmf// mixtape is a mixed programme featuring Elisabeth Smalt performing 'Woman, Viola and Crow' and 'Frog' by Frank Denyer (UK), and Joel Ryan performing as part of the Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble.
23 November 2019 at 22:00, Bates Mill Blending Shed
hcmf// mixtape will be broadcast live by BBC Radio 3.
For the full festival programme, visit the hcmf// website
hcmf// is the UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music. The annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, takes place over ten days and consists of approximately 50 events – including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film.
hcmf// is a platform for numerous debut artists and presents an opportunity for international performers to be heard in the UK.