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.
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.
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.
Living Symphonies is a musical composition which portrays the thriving activity of the forest’s wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions, it creates a never-ending symphony heard amongst the forest itself.
Some of the most innovative digital producers, musicians, programmers and curators join together for a weekend of talks and discussions to discuss how composers working today can harness new opportunities presented by digital technology.
Sound and Music is seeking to develop a touring programme across England that reflects a breadth of scale and style. In July 2014, we are looking for proposals to develop our Touring programme for 2015-2016 and beyond.
In a break from their usual programming Mopomoso presents an intriguing ʻconcert in two halvesʼ with the first half from the Portfolio Improvisers group and the second featuring three fine guitar players from the UK, France and Canada.
Applications now open for Adopt a Composer, which pairs amateur choirs, orchestras, and ensembles with a composer for one year. It is funded by PRS for Music Foundation and run by Making Music, in association with Sound and Music and BBC Radio 3.