The Workers Union Ensemble (WUE) present a programme of five new works developed in response to Simon Steen-Andersen’s On And Off And To And Fro (2008) for soprano saxophone, double bass, vibraphone and three players with megaphones.
Hideous Porta is a concert series conceived to fill the gap of a regular London monthly programme promoting new music. It emphasises carefully curated events focusing on the presentation of electronic and acoustic experiments.
Sound and Music have a new development plan in place for the British Music Collection designed to open up the archive to become a 21st century tool for artists and audiences to discover the story of British contemporary music.
SOUNDkitchen commissions two artists that have not previously worked together to devise a collaborative performance with the aim to provide artists with an opportunity to experiment, test new ideas and take a few artistic risks.
On Thursday 27 November, hcmf// will showcase the works of the 12 Next Wave composers. This will be presented alongside key discussions about recording and distributing your work, part of Sounding Out.
This autumn, Ripsaw Catfish will assemble ad hoc ensembles ('shoals') of improvising musicians from locations across the UK to play spontaneous sets of new music informed by, incorporating or ignoring the Ripsaw Catfish composed material.
Lucky Dog Music is part of Composer-Curator, based in West Yorkshire. It promotes new music including contemporary classical, new jazz, improv and experimental often including visuals, electronics and words.
A remarkable new performance work is hitting the UK in 2014 - bringing together the unequivocal talents of Franco-Norwegian poet Caroline Bergvall with the experimental soundscapes of Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach.
Manchester ritualistic improvisers/sound artists Kelly Jayne Jones and Pascal Nichols, aka part wild horses mane on both sides, present 'Conduit of the bottomless submundane': an installation-performance work.
The successful applicants for the October 2014 round of the Francis Chagrin Award are: Andrew Wilson-Dickson, Flannery Cunningham, Lauren Hayes, Matthew Whiteside and Nicolas Freeman. Applications are now open year round with 3 deadlines per year.