New Sound Investment Commissions

George Lewis and Melinda Maxwell receive Sound Investment commissions to make new music with BCMG. Read more

A live Concert under the Stars

We are delighted to partner with Ikon to bring back music and audiences together under the stars for an outdoor performance of cosmic music for solo cello Read more

A statement from BCMG

Affected by the developments of the pandemic, we are sad to announce that we are postponing or cancelling all BCMG own-promoted public events until the end of April. Read more

What does it mean to write new music? Ahead of our China tour, Artistic Director Stephan Meier reflects on the music we will be performing

As we get ready to travel to China, where we will be performing the winning pieces of the 10th China ConTempo Composition Competition as well as well-known classical contemporary works, Artistic Director Stephan Meier writes about the concert programme. Read more

Cross-Channel project involving Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Court-circuit, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

A cross-Channel concert including works by composers with cross-European links Read more

BCMG opens applications for NEXT 2019-2020

BCMG and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire open applications for the second intake of NEXT Read more

BCMG to premiere new work by Robert Reid Allan

A new work by BCMG Apprentice Composer-in-Residence 2018-19 Robert Reid Allan, in collaboration with filmmaker Sasha Balmazi-Owen and actor/dancer/singer Richard Court will be premiered on Friday 21 June at the CBSO Centre in Birmingham. Read more

BCMG appoints Seb Huckle as Executive Director

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG) has appointed Seb Huckle as Executive Director. Read more

Celebrating Rebecca Saunders and welcoming Wu Wei

BCMG celebrates the music of award-winning composer Rebecca Saunders and presents the world premiere of Donghoon Shin’s concerto for Sheng virtuoso Wu Wei on Thursday 21 March Read more

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group announces Robert Reid Allan as Apprentice Composer-in-Residence for 2018-19 season

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has announced the appointment of Robert Reid Allan as Apprentice Composer-in-Residence for its 2018-19 season. Read more

Celebrating Brian Ferneyhough

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG) and the Arditti Quartet will join forces at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire to celebrate the 75th birthday of one of today’s most influential and internationally-renowned composers, Brian Ferneyhough. Read more

O Hototogisu nominated for British Composers Awards 2018

Oliver Knussen's last work, O Hototogisu, a BCMG Sound Investment commission, has been nominated in the British Composers Awards 2018 Read more

London concert announced

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group will perform a programme of music exploring the life and works of Karl Marx at Kings Place on 24 October. Read more

Oliver Knussen

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group are devastated to learn of the passing of our dearest friend and Artist-in-Association, Oliver Knussen. Read more