Hebrides Ensemble

Hebrides Ensemble

Hebrides Ensemble is Scotland's foremost contemporary music group, specialising in new, twentieth and twenty-first century chamber music, music theatre and chamber opera. Led by cellist and conductor William Conway and drawing upon the finest musicians within Scotland and Europe, Hebrides Ensemble tours frequently to venues from the far North of Scotland to the Wigmore Hall, performs at international festivals and broadcasts and records regularly.

Acclaimed for imaganitive and innovative programming and presentation of works and its outstanding quality of performance the group has recently been invited to join the prestigious Re: New network of European contemporary music ensembles. It was nominated for the 2009 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards in the Chamber Music category.

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Lyell Cresswell's music blends a background of western classical music with the Maori heritage of his birthplace New Zealand, and the Salvation Army bands of his Wellington childhood. The works here are predominantly for solo instruments.


"A thrilling disc... all solid pieces, worth anyone's ear."The Times 2002

'elegantly performed...' New Classics


Recording date: 18-20 December 2000

Engineer: Andrew Hallifax 
Producer: Andrew Keener
Editing & mastering: John H West

Cover image: Francois Hall

(P) 2001 NMC Recordings Ltd

Catalogue number:
NMC D077
Release Date:
12 January 2001