Take a bow BCMG

Take a bow BCMG - in just one week, the ensemble has performed in three countries, performed eleven world premieres and opened Gaudeamus Muziekweek Read more

The Sheng & Ondřej Adámek

Ondřej Adámek and Donghoon Shin both have premieres for sheng virtuoso Wu Wei this year, one of them with BCMG, but what is a sheng and what does one sound like? Read more

BCMG and Karl Marx

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group kicks off its new season with a showcase of music responding to the political theories of Karl Marx, marking the bicentenary of the philosopher's birth. Read more

BCMG Autumn concerts look to future and remember past

Christopher Morley previews Birmingham Contemporary Music Groups's concerts in Autumn 2018 Read more

Q&A with John Tattersdill

Meet BCMG double bassist John Tattersdill Read more

Q&A with Melinda Maxwell

Meet BCMG oboist Melinda Maxwell Read more

A Bumper Year for BCMG

BCMG has had a bumper year in 2018 - we've performed in, organised and created events in Birmingham, London, the wider UK, Utrecht in the Netherlands and Trier in Germany. Read more


Programme notes for Korean-born and BCMG Apprentice Composer in Residence Donghoon Shin's specially-commissioned 'Anecdote'. World premiere to be performed by sheng soloist Wu Wei on 21 March Read more

The Wind Sound in the Sky

Programme notes for composer Jia Guoping's The Wind Sound in the Sky. To be performed on 21 March by sheng virtuoso Wu Wei Read more

A brief history of the sheng

A brief history on the Sheng instrument Read more

An interview with composer Donghoon Shin

An exclusive interview with composer Donghoon Shin before BCMG's 21 March 'Murmurs' concert Read more

An interview with sheng virtuoso Wu Wei

An exclusive interview with sheng virtuoso Wu Wei ahead of 21 March Murmurs concert Read more