Micrographia

Date: Saturday 29th October, 5.00pm
Venue: St. Nicholas Church, Brighton (BN1 3LJ)

The World Premiere of Laurence Osborn’s Micrographia – a song cycle for two sopranos and chamber ensemble setting seven new poems (written specifically for this piece) by poet Joseph Minden.  World Premieres from our 2016 Call for Scores winners Yukiko Watanabe and Lee Westwood, and an array of new miniatures from composers from the New Music Brighton Composers’ Collective.

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Hear and Now: Live from South Bank

Date: Saturday 1st October, 10.00pm
Venue: South Bank Centre, London

Members of our Artistic Board perform live from the Southbank on BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now.  We’ll be performing the UK premiere of “death, hocket, and roll” – a Toy Piano Duo by Thomas Kotcheff, Nina C Young’s “Void” (Nina is our current composer in residence), Scelsi’s Ko-Lho, Liza Lim’s violin solo Philtre, Maderna’s Serenata per un satellite and a newly commissioned work by emerging English composer Jack Sheen.  There will be interviews with many of the musicians (and some of the composers) so do turn up or tune in!

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Listen: Pauline Oliveros @ Sonic Imperfections

Date: Tuesday 13th September, 8pm
Venue: Montague Arms, Peckham (SE15 2PA)

Sonic Imperfections is a monthly experimental music night at the Montague Arms in Peckham.  We’re heading down with a complete evening of Pauline Oliveros‘ Text Scores, like the one below.  The evening will take place in three short sets, with time for drinks and conversation in-between!

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Traced Upon Cinders

Date: Friday 29th April, 7.30pm
Venue: St. Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch (E1 6JN)

An ecclectic evening of music in the resonant and beautiful St. Leonard’s Church. We give the UK premieres of Evan Johnson’s experimental and virtuosic L’art de toucher le clavecin 3, our 2016 composer-in-residence Nina C. Young’s Traced Upon Cinders (for electric guitar and ensemble), and Djuro Zivkovic’s Grawemeyer Winning On the Guarding of the Heart (commissioned & premiered by Klangforum Wien).
The concert will also include a short trio of piano pieces in memory of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Steven Stucky and Pierre Boulez.
 
The concert will last approximately one hour with no interval.

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