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October 2014

Field Notes promotional artwork for October leg of tour

Field Notes

The Sidney Nolan Trust, The Rodd

BCMG, Craftspace and Arts Alive tour a unique collaboration to small scale venues in Shropshire, Herefordshire and neighbouring counties.
Creating music at Family Music Maze

Family Music Maze

Trefoil House

An exciting, creative music workshop for 8 - 11 year olds and adult family members.
BCMG musician Ben Markland advises a young drummer

Zigzag Ensemble

Trefoil House

An exciting composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.
Boy creating graphic score for BCMG musicians at Musicadoodle-do

Musicadoodle-do

The Library of Birmingham

Free drop-in interactive workshops for the whole family. Spend the afternoon drawing the sounds of BCMG musicians and create visual scores for them to perform.
Boy creating graphic score for BCMG musicians at Musicadoodle-do

Musicadoodle-do

Ikon Gallery

Free drop-in interactive workshops for the whole family. Spend the afternoon drawing the sounds of BCMG musicians and create visual scores for them to perform.

November 2014

Harrison Birtwistle designed image

Birtwistle at 80

King’s College Chapel

BCMG and Oliver Knussen showcase works from across Harrison Birtwistle’s career in his 80th birthday year.
Feel the Buzz participants

Feel the Buzz

mac birmingham

An exciting composing project for 14-18 year olds.
Music Theatre Wales The Trial dress rehearsal photograph

The Trial

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Philip Glass brings his signature music and dramatic force to Kafka’s nightmarish tale of a man arrested and prosecuted for an unknown crime.
Feel the Buzz participants

Feel the Buzz

CBSO Centre

An exciting composing project for 14-18 year olds.
Music Maze Small Group

Music Maze

CBSO Centre

An exciting, creative, participatory workshops for children aged 8 – 11 inclusive.
Participants at a Zigzag workshop

Zigzag Ensemble

CBSO Centre

An exciting composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.

January 2015

Music Maze participants

Music Maze

CBSO Centre

An exciting, creative, participatory workshops for children aged 8 – 11 inclusive.
Bassist and Composer Ben Markland at a workshop

Zigzag Ensemble

CBSO Centre

A composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.
Conductor Franck Ollu

UK Firsts

CBSO Centre

Venture into the unknown with BCMG and enjoy a concert packed with premieres (two world and three UK) and awe-inspiring soloists!

February 2015

New opera performance at Music Maze

Music Maze

mac birmingham

An exciting, creative, participatory workshops for children aged 8 – 11 inclusive.
Playing keyboard at a Feel the Buzz workshop

Zigzag Ensemble

mac birmingham

A composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.
Gillian Keith and Rebecca von Lipinski Songbook concert image

The Songbook

Wigmore Hall

This special Songbook programme is a rare opportunity to hear a hand-picked selection of 17 songs for soprano and small ensemble.
Gillian Keith and Rebecca von Lipinski Songbook concert image

The Songbook

CBSO Centre

This special Songbook programme is a rare opportunity to hear a hand-picked selection of 17 songs for soprano and small ensemble.

March 2015

Family Concerts Pathways and Places illustration

Pathways & Places: BCMG Family Concerts

CBSO Centre

Voyage with BCMG and find your pathway through multi-layered musical landscapes!
Family Concerts Pathways and Places illustration

Pathways & Places: BCMG Family Concerts

CBSO Centre

Voyage with BCMG and find your pathway through multi-layered musical landscapes!
Playing keyboard at a Feel the Buzz workshop

Feel the Buzz

mac birmingham

An exciting composing project for 14-18 year olds.
Playing keyboard at a Feel the Buzz workshop

Feel the Buzz

CBSO Centre

An exciting composing project for 14-18 year olds.

April 2015

Creating music at Family Music Maze

Music Maze

CBSO Centre

An exciting, creative, participatory workshops for children aged 8 – 11 inclusive.
An enthusiastic participant leads the ensemble at a Zigzag workshop

Zigzag Ensemble

CBSO Centre

A composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.
Clarinettist  Timothy Lines

The Miracle of the Rose

CBSO Centre

The only Birmingham concert of BCMG’s 2014/15 season conducted by Oliver Knussen features Henze’s 40-minute Le Miracle de la Rose with Timothy Lines as soloist.

May 2015

Music Maze Small Group

Music Maze

CBSO Centre

An exciting, creative, participatory workshops for children aged 8 – 11 inclusive.
BCMG musician Ben Markland advises a young drummer

Zigzag Ensemble

CBSO Centre

A composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.
Rumpelstiltskin holding up gold bars

mad boy clever girl

CBSO Centre

BCMG presents the double-bill stage premiere of two widely acclaimed David Sawer theatrical works in one spectacular evening!
Rumpelstiltskin holding up gold bars

mad boy clever girl

CBSO Centre

BCMG presents the double-bill stage premiere of two widely acclaimed David Sawer theatrical works in one spectacular evening!
BEAST close up photograph

BEAST: Visions

CBSO Centre

BEAST returns to CBSO Centre with a varied weekend of events.
BEAST close up photograph

BEAST: Visions

CBSO Centre

BEAST returns to CBSO Centre with a varied weekend of events.
BEAST close up photograph

BEAST: Visions

CBSO Centre

BEAST returns to CBSO Centre with a varied weekend of events.
BEAST close up photograph

BEAST: Visions

CBSO Centre

BEAST returns to CBSO Centre with a varied weekend of events.

June 2015

Creating birdsong at Family Music Maze

Music Maze

CBSO Centre

An exciting, creative, participatory music workshop for children aged 8 – 11 inclusive.
BCMG musician Ben Markland working with Zigzag ensemble

Zigzag Ensemble

CBSO Centre

A composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.