BCMG Artistic Director Stephen Newbould’s short introduction to the Group’s 2015/16 season – a season bursting with new works, events for the whole family, site specific pieces and a performance at the El Cervantino Festival in Mexico as part of the UK/Mexico Year of Culture.
A weekend of world-leading free outdoor performance, art and entertainment.
25-27 September 2015
BCMG is please to announce that it will premiere a new work by composer Michael Wolters during September’s Birmingham Weekender – a whole weekend showcasing Birmingham’s extraordinary cultural offering.
Sunday 15 November 2015, 7.30pm CBSO Centre
Conducted by Oliver Knussen, this ballet-tinged programme frames the world premiere of Melinda Maxwell’s Sound Investment commission, which uses Thelonious Monk’s Round Midnight as its ‘creative lever’.
Sunday 1 November 2015, 1pm CBSO Centre
MishMash Productions in association with Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Aurora Orchestra, hosted by BCMG, presents:
Come along on a magical, musical journey as ﬁve friends follow the trail of the mysterious blue beetle in the quest for a lost voice.
Sunday 1 May 2016, 7.30pm CBSO Centre
BCMG premiere Benedict Mason‘s eagerly-awaited Sound Investment commission under Ilan Volkov‘s baton in a concert that also sees the Group give a repeat performance of Mason’s Nodding Trilliums and Curve-Lined Angles.