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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.
World Premiere of Symphonies in Chains -
Ulster Orchestra/David Brophy, Belfast 8th January. Radio 3 broadcast follows. Full info is here!

New Hellawell CD on Delphian! ‘Up By The Roots’, a new collection of works since 2009, is out soon. This follows ‘Airs, Waters’ (2012) on Delphian – click here

World premiere of third string quartet in San Francisco:. Friction Quartet premiered Family Group with Aliens at Old First Concerts, San Francisco -
Click here. A review from ‘Civic Center’ is here

New Video!
Friction play Driftwood on Sand in San Francisco
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Psappha play Sound Carvings from Rano Raraku in Manchester – click here
The Building of Curves – The Schuberts’ final performance! Click here

World premiere tour of Ground Truthing:
Hard Rain’s commission in Belfast, Birmingham, Dublin!
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Video Talk: Lost Affection – Hellawell reflects on How Music Became Modern. Click here

Video Talks
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