17-25 year olds discover new music at HCMF

18 Nov 2011

17-25 year olds can try something different at the Award-winning Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, thanks to a discounted ticket scheme from the RPS

Friday 18 - Sunday 27 November 2011
HCMF is the UK’s largest, international festival of contemporary, experimental and new music, over 10 days consisting of approximately 50 events, including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film, with a related Education and Outreach programme devised and implemented to reflect the programme and respond to regional need

HCMF aims to provide life-changing and unique artistic experiences to as wide an audience as possible; to be an international platform for new music and related contemporary art forms in Britain; to enthuse existing audiences and draw in new ones through adventurous programming and informed, stylish presentation and to be an active cultural partner within the region.

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