Vic Hoyland


By Stockhausen, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Friday 11 November 1994

Jonty Harrsion, Conductor
Angela Tunstall, Soloist
Steve Halfyard, Stage Director

There is a BBC recording of “Momente" broadcast on the 30th June 1995: requests might be made to the BBC library for CD individual copies.

Further performances were given on:

  • Sunday 13th November 1994, Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
  • Friday 18 November 1994, St Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield (as part of its Music Festival)

Though I coached the soloist, Angela Tunstall, for these productions, I was actually hospitalised at Royal Worcester Hospital and unable to be fully involved. One of my postgraduate students, Steve Halfyard, stood in for me, and with her own conceptions, as stage director.

We did mount a first production in 1987 at the Drama Barn at Birmingham University, as part of my Music-theatre course. So the original conception and motivation was mine, alongside my persuadable colleague, Jonty Harrsion. Angela Tunstall was also the soprano soloist for that production.