Recent Appearances

Sacrum Profanum, Krakow, Poland

Sacrum Profanum Festival, Krakow, Poland Messiaen’s L’Ascension, Ligeti Ramifications with performances interspersed with collaborations with Tom Jenkinson, aka Squarepusher with the Symphonia Krakowia. Autumn 2014. With the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland in Dublin Hazlewood conducted Dvorak 9 and Tchaikovsky 6th to standing ovations at Dublin’s national concert hall following a series in September with the RTE, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland.

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Close up with Charles Hazlewood

Hazlewood with the Malmo Symphony Orchestra

Hazlewood explores the themes of war in Haydn’s Military Symphony and Prokofiev Classical Symphony in a series of close-ups with one of his favourite – and one of the best – Scandanavian Orchestras, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra. 22nd October. Malmo Koncert Haus, Sweden.

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Thunderbirds are Go!

Thunderbirds

An all-star 14 piece band especially assembled for Glastonbury – featuring members of Portishead, Goldfrapp, Get the Blessing & Loose Tubes – presents the genius music of Barry Gray, including Thunderbirds, Joe 90, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons. A huge and noirish-slice of Sixties nostalgia! Francois Evans will play Barry Gray’s own Ondes Martinot, the iconic Mysterons sound!

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Charles Hazlewood’s Musical Exploriums

BBC 6 Music

BBC Radio 6 Music, Sundays May 11th & 18th at 1pm UK time These genre-busting explorations of the musical spectrum will feature live studio collaborations with special guests Will Gregory from Goldfrapp, guitarist Adrian Utley from Portishead and King of electronic dance music, Squarepusher. They will be aided and abetted by Hazlewood’s orchestra and Gregory’s Moog ensemble, creating altered worlds for JS Bach and Purcell. Listen to the trailer:

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Orchestral manoeuvres with drum and bass

Charles Hazlewood and Squarepusher

Messiaen, Ligeti and Squarepusher’s electronic music in a perfect symphony at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls last week. Messiaen and Ligeti programmed alongside Tom Jenksinson’s electronic dance music revealed links and crossovers that thrilled its audience,and a tour is in planning… Some of the tweets… Squarepusher and Charles Hazlewood just tore Croydon at FairfieldHalls: a new Space time continuum tonight. Kickass concert in Croydon @_SQUAREPUSHER & @Charleshazlewood Classical/Electronic dance. Blew me away!!! Relentless drum’n’bass meets an orchestra…in […]

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