Toys, dreams and games are the themes which link the musical choices in the 2014 edition of BCMG’s perennially-popular Family Concerts.
Crowd Out by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang in Birmingham, Berlin and London in June 2014.
BCMG performs music by Japanese composers across Ikon’s galleries on Sunday 8 September 2013 as part of the 4 Squares Weekender.
Contemporary music and visual arts project will tour to rural venues in Shropshire, Herefordshire - and beyond - in 2014.
Irish composer Gerald Barry has been awarded the RPS Music Award for Large-Scale Composition for his opera, The Importance of Being Earnest. He received the award from Dame Janet Baker at a ceremony at London’s Dorchester Hotel last night.
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has appointed the young Edinburgh-based Japanese composer Shiori Usui as its Apprentice Composer-in-Residence for 2013. Described as a composer with 'individual ears' (The Times), Shiori Usui’s works have already been performed in Japan, Europe and USA by diverse range of soloists, ensembles and orchestras.
Soloists from Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, with soprano Claire Booth, celebrate the 100th anniversary of Arnold Schoenberg’s legendary melodrama cycle Pierrot Lunaire at the Elgar Concert Hall of Birmingham University’s newly-opened Bramall Music Building on Friday, December 7, 2012.