Via BCMG’s news section: Birmingham City Council has launched a Public Consultation on its Budget Plans from April 2012. Please support the cultural life of the city by taking part in this. The official deadline for responses is 8 January, however we urge responses by the end of November, as they can then feed in to the Council … [Read more…]
Ikon‘s Autumn Almanac, from 17-20 November will be: a four-day celebration of Birmingham’s creative life showcasing the city’s artists, filmmakers and musicians. Ikon’s gallery spaces will exclusively exhibit works created in Birmingham, also hosting some of our best-known music festivals and organisations in a programme of live performances The list of people involved includes Oliver … [Read more…]
We mentioned Birmingham Contemporary Music Group’s new 2010/11 season the other day, and have since picked up this paper which they’ve produced for the new season. Adds a nice touch, we thought.
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group launch their 2010/11 season on 10 October with a double focus. The concert will feature new work by composer Simon Holt, along with the talents of pianist Rolf Hind and soprano Sarah Leonard, plus work by hugely influential German composer Helmut Lachenmann. Simon Holt’s complex, dramatic music was first performed by … [Read more…]
The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group kick off their new season on Friday 16 October with two concerts in one. It’ll start at 6.30pm with a ‘Spotlight on Matthew Sergeant’ and is followed at 7.30pm by a programme featuring premieres of a couple of BCMG’s ‘Sound Investment‘ commissions. Matthew Sergeant is/was Apprentice Composer-in-Residence at BCMG and … [Read more…]