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Prospect recommends: Classical music

By Ivan Hewett  


Dror Feiler performing with his ‘Noise Orchestra’ at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, November 2008. Photo: Nigel Bates

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Huddersfield, 19th-28th November

Huddersfield, the sturdy Yorkshire mill town best known for being the birthplace of rugby league, might seem the last place that you would find one of the world’s leading new music festivals. Yet the roster of great names who have visited the event since it was founded in 1978 is starry indeed, including Olivier Messiaen, John Cage, Pierre Boulez…

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