A programme by Performing Arts Fund NL to promote Dutch music, theatre and dance abroad.
17 Nov. → 23 Nov. '19Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Dutch music at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2019

Aart Strootman. Photo: Dries Alkemade
TEMKO & Slagwerk Den Haag performing 'W.A.L.L.'. Photo: Anna van Kooij
Kate Moore. Photo: Marco Giugliarelli
Thomas Ankersmit. Photo: Alex Inglizian
James Oesi. Photo: Stamatis Xanthoulis
Maxim Shalygin. Photo: Dmitriy Ganyshevic
Maya Fridman. Photo: Brendon Heinst
Nieuw Amsterdams Peil. Photo: Martina Simkovicova
Mayke Nas. Photo: Asko|Schönberg
Joel Ryan
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.

Dutch lineup
This year's edition of hcmf// features concerts by the following Netherlands-based musicians and composers: Kate Moore, Thomas Ankersmit, TEMKO & Slagwerk Den Haag, Aart Strootman, James Oesi & Maya Fridman, Maxim Shalygin, 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.

About hcmf//
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.