Vic Hoyland


1st Performance and subsequent performances, Arditti Quartet. This excerpt taken from the recording at the CBSO Centre, 2005, with the pianist Nicholas Hodges.

for piano and strings

Commissioned by the Almeida Festival

17’ 00” duration 1990

1st Performance

3 July 1990, Yvar Mikhashoff and the Arditti Quartet


Here was music which began with poised restraint, but which developed into a score of virile aggression and tense activity, a taut and commanding piece.
Geoffrey Norris, Weekend Telegraph

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