Upcoming events

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14 February - Bangor Music Festival

Six new works by CoDI Sound composers

UPROAR new music ensemble

15 February - Bangor Music Festival

Solo recital - music for piano, electronics and video

Joanna Bailie - Roll Call

Tom Sissons - Notes on Absence #1 (world premiere)

Siwan Rhys - dwylo

Michel van der Aa - Transit

Stiwdio Pontio, Bangor

28 February

'Professor Bad Trip'

UPROAR new music ensemble

music by Andrew Lewis, Sarah Lianne Lewis, Bethan Morgan-Williams, Tristan Murail, Fausto Romitelli, and Kaija Saariaho

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

10-17 March

Living Room Music project

Clod Ensemble

12 March

Sound Out 2020

London Sinfonietta

Royal Festival Hall

Recent events

22 January

Composition workshop with GBSR Duo

City University London

15 December

'Migrating Sounds'

music by Rebecca Saunders, Richard Causton, Shiori Usui, and Vito Zuraj

Brimingham Contemporary Music Group

8 December

'On Hauntology'

works by Rosemary Brown and Eva-Maria Houben

London Contemporary Music Festival

Ambika P3, London

3 December

GBSR Duo concert - City University concert series

music by Olly Sellwood (world premiere), CHAINES (world premiere), Nicholas Moroz, Christian Wolff, Barbara Monk Feldman, and Jo Kondo

City University, London

2 December

Nicholas Moroz - Intralatent

EXPO Oxford concert series

Jacqueline du Pre Buildhing, Oxford

22 November

Concert with GBSR Duo - Music at Oxford

music by Hannah Lash, Mark David Boden, Liam Mattison, Barbara Monk Feldman, and Gregory Rose

Jacqueline du Pre Building, Oxford

18 November - hcmf//

Nicholas Moroz - Intralatent (world premiere)

GBSR Duo - Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Huddersfield Town Hall

13 November

Coaching for piano, percussion, and composition departments

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

2 November

Hans Abrahamsen - Schnee

London Sinfonietta

Esplanade, Singapore

28 October

Premiere of Dwylo (free instrumentation)

Rhodri Davies, Angharad Davies, Tim Parkinson

Ty Cerdd @ nightmusic

St David's Hall

20 October

recording session with Apartment House

18 October

Lunchtime recital with GBSR Duo

music by Hannah Lash, Mark David Boden, Liam Mattison, Barbara Monk Feldman, and Gregory Rose

Barber Institute, Birmingham

5-6 October

'RNS @ Westmoreland Road'

Royal Northern Sinfonia

music by Copland, Barber, and Philip Glass

Westmoreland Hall

21-22 September

Benedict Mason - Hotel Paradiso (world premiere)

Transart Festival

Carezza, South Tyrol

13 September

Tim Parkinson - Pleasure Island  live performance

Cafe Oto, London

23-27 August - Presteigne Festival

26 August, 2pm - piano and percussion recital with George Barton (percussion)

27 August, 2pm - piano and voice recital with Elizabeth Cragg (soprano)

13 August

Proms Inspire

Aurora Orchestra

Maida Vale Studios


14 July

Rolf Hind - Tiger's Nest

PRSF New Music Biennial

10 July

Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians

Colin Currie Group

MISA Festival, Shanghai

3 July

'Music in Dialogue' - music by Stockhausen and Ondřej Adámek

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Barber Institute, Birmingham

24-25 June

Composition Get Together - featured performer with GBSR duo

University of Southampton

23 June

Thomas Larcher - Ouroboros

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings

21 June

'Physical Education' - new work by Robert Reid Allan

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

12 June

Concert with Lucy Goddard (mezzo soprano)

Songs by Copland, Barber, Ruth Crawford Seeger, George Crumb, Rebecca Clarke, Ives, Cage, Feldman

Downing College, Cambridge

2 June

Music of Today - premieres by Chia-Ying Lin, Alex Woolf, Benjamin Ashby

Philharmonia Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall

10 May


Angharad Davies - new work

Duo with Tim Parkinson

BBC Hall Swansea

23 April - 1 May

Living Room Music project

Clod Ensemble

26 April

Feldman - Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello

Explore Ensemble

City University, London

11-12 April

Stockhausen recording


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4 April

'Minimalism at Wylam' - music by Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and John Adams

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Wylam Brewery, Newcastle

21 March

'Murmurs' - music by Rebecca Saunders, Donghoon Shin, and Jia Guoping

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

12-16 February

Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians

London Sinfonietta tour

Royal Festival Hall, London

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

The Anvil, Basingstoke

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