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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.
Composer David Sawer close up

Fantasmagoria

CBSO Centre

A late addition to BCMG’s 2014/15 programme – a celebration of the brilliance of David Sawer and connections to his music.
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.
A Folded Path participants carrying speakers

A Folded Path

A pedestrian speaker symphony, a soundtrack for the city, carried through the streets by you, experienced by everyone it passes.
A Folded Path participants carrying speakers

A Folded Path

A pedestrian speaker symphony, a soundtrack for the city, carried through the streets by you, experienced by everyone it passes.
A Folded Path participants carrying speakers

A Folded Path

A pedestrian speaker symphony, a soundtrack for the city, carried through the streets by you, experienced by everyone it passes.
A Folded Path participants carrying speakers

A Folded Path

A pedestrian speaker symphony, a soundtrack for the city, carried through the streets by you, experienced by everyone it passes.
Field Notes promotional artwork for October leg of tour

Field Notes

Bishopsgate Institute

BCMG, Craftspace and Arts Alive's unique collaboration combining textile art and new music.

July 2015

Conductor Franck Ollu

Proms Saturday Matinee: BCMG celebrate Boulez’s 90th-birthday year

Cadogan Hall

BCMG and Franck Ollu celebrate composer Pierre Boulez’s 90th-birthday year.

September 2015

Sculpture 2

Sculpture 7

Ikon Gallery

Rie Nakajima and David Toop question notions of performance as entertainment, conventions of duration and negotiations of space.
Getting stuck in at a Zigzag workshop

Zigzag Ensemble

CBSO Centre

An exciting composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds.
A young cornet player performs at Music Maze

Music Maze

CBSO Centre

An exciting, creative, participatory workshops for children aged 8 – 11 inclusive.
Empty shop unit with to let sign

Requiem To Let

Empty Shop Unit

World premiere performances of a substantial new piece by composer Michael Wolters for solo musician and tape.
Empty shop unit with to let sign

Requiem To Let

Empty Shop Unit

World premiere performances of a substantial new piece by composer Michael Wolters for solo musician and tape.
Empty shop unit with to let sign

Requiem To Let

Empty Shop Unit

World premiere performances of a substantial new piece by composer Michael Wolters for solo musician and tape.
Empty shop unit with to let sign

Requiem To Let

Empty Shop Unit

World premiere performances of a substantial new piece by composer Michael Wolters for solo musician and tape.
Empty shop unit with to let sign

Requiem To Let

Empty Shop Unit

World premiere performances of a substantial new piece by composer Michael Wolters for solo musician and tape.

October 2015

Large BCMG ensemble in concert - wide shot, front on

BCMG at Festival Internacional Cervantino

Templo de la Valenciana

BCMG perform at the internationally acclaimed Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Boy creating graphic score for BCMG musicians at Musicadoodle-do

Musicadoodle-do

South Yardley Library

Free drop-in creative music and drawing workshop for the whole family.
Boy creating graphic score for BCMG musicians at Musicadoodle-do

Whisper, Chatter, Draw

Ikon Gallery

Free drop-in creative music and drawing workshop for the whole family.
Creating music at Family Music Maze

Family Music Maze

mac birmingham

An exciting, creative music workshop for 8 - 11 year olds and adult family members.
Getting stuck in at a Zigzag workshop

Zigzag Ensemble

mac birmingham

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

November 2015

Hubbub concert promotional artwork

Hubbub, A Musical Adventure

CBSO Centre

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.
Hubbub concert promotional artwork

Hubbub, A Musical Adventure

CBSO Centre

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.
Playing keyboard at a Feel the Buzz workshop

Feel the Buzz

CBSO Centre

Workshops specially designed to allow young people the opportunity to compose music with and for professional musicians.
Melinda Maxwell playing at Ikon Gallery

The Comedy of Change

CBSO Centre

Oliver Knussen leads a ballet-tinged programme featuring the world premiere of Melinda Maxwell’s Sound Investment commission.
Music Maze Small Group

Music Maze

CBSO Centre

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

Zigzag Ensemble

CBSO Centre

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

December 2015

Baritone Roderick Williams

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

CBSO Centre

BCMG presents works by two outstanding British composers - including the premiere of Howard Skempton’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
Baritone Roderick Williams

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Wigmore Hall

BCMG presents works by two outstanding British composers - including the premiere of Howard Skempton’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.