'Moving On Music' announce Hellawell in first UK-wide New Music Biennial
Moving On Music, the Northern Ireland organisation promoting a wide range of music genres, and the PRS for Music Foundation, have announced that Piers Hellawell is among twenty commissioning organisations and composers who will participate in the first ever UK-wide New Music Biennial. This begins in January 2014. All twenty pieces will be featured at Londons Southbank Centre (July 2014) and Glasgow UNESCO City of Music (Aug 2014) and on BBC Radio 3.Moving On Musics proposal is to team composer Piers Hellawell and improvisation virtuoso trio, Bourne Davis Kane, as one of the 20 successful applications, and the only one from Northern Ireland. The commission will see composer and trio collide in a shared space to create a unique piece. The New Music Biennial commissions were chosen by an expert judging panel chaired by Roger Wright (Controller BBC Radio 3 & Director BBC Proms).
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