Broadcast of the Crepuscular Hour performance on BBC Radio 3. This Saturday, 22nd December 22.00hrs.


Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje - Crepuscular Hour

Mark Durgan will be performing as part of the noise ensemble for the UK premier of Maja Ratkje’s “Crepuscular Hour” at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012.
Performance will feature:
The 24
RNCM Chamber Choir
University of Huddersfield Chamber Choir
James Weeks (conductor)
Nils Henrik Asheim (organ)
Antoine Chessex (electronics/noise)
Lasse Marhaug (electronics/noise)
Stian Westerhus (electronics/noise)
+ other guests TBC.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Town Hall, 10PM
Tickets £15 (£13 concession; £10 online)

Crepuscular Hour is written to be performed in a cathedral or similar with musicians surrounding the audience. Inspired by the phenomena ‘crepuscular rays’, pillars of sound and light are essential in the piece.  Textual inspiration from the 2000 years old texts found in The Nag Hammadi Library.