What's On Mark-Anthony Turnage Concertino | Birmingham Sunday 12 September, CBSO Centre, Birmingham Pre-Concert Event 6pm Concert 7pm - 8.30pm Programme Tickets Birmingham Contemporary Music Group presents new works by Mark-Anthony Turnage, Eleanor Alberga and Rebecca Saunders, including a world-premiere performance of Turnage's Concertino – written and dedicated to the brilliant clarinettist, Jon Carnac. Join us at CBSO Centre for a celebration of Mark-Anthony Turnage's 60th Birthday, a composer who has shaped contemporary music with his confronting yet beautiful orchestral music. In the heart of Birmingham be engulfed in a soundscape of atmospheric music. This event will also be marking a very special occasion to BCMG, we will be celebrating the opening of a season which will see founding member Ulrich Heinen’s final concerts with BCMG, which he’s done so much for. Join us for a very special Pre-Concert Event in which Ulrich will be playing a commission by Howard Skempton and we will hear from Mark-Anthony Turnage in a behind the scenes interview. Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Thomas Kemp - ConductorJon Carnac - Clarinet Pre-Concert Event Ma Xiao-Qing - Back to the Beginning 7' Mark-Anthony Turnage Interview with Artistic Director Stephan Meier Howard Skempton - Heinen Skizzen*, 5' Concert Mark-Anthony Turnage – This Silence, 10'Eleanor Alberga – On a Bat’s Back I do Fly, 12' Rebecca Saunders – Stirrings, 16' Mark-Anthony Turnage – Concertino for Clarinet and Ensemble, 17' World Premiere Tickets Please note: Tickets for Mark Anthony Turnage Concertino include admission to pre-concert event. For info on guidelines and COVID safety please visit https://cbso.co.uk/covid-safe *Commissioned by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group with financial assistance from Michael Squires as part of the BCMG's Sound Investment Scheme. Booking for this event has now closed.