Celebrating Coventry-born composer Brian Ferneyhough's 75th birthday this year

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Marie-Christine Zupancic explores Brian Ferneyhough's 'Cassandra's Dream Song'

Brian Ferneyhough in conversation with Howard Skempton

Sunday 9 December 2018, 2.15pm
Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

The Arditti Quartet is joined by NEXT Musicians, in a pre-concert programme which includes Ferneyhough's Dum Transisset I-IV.

NEXT is a brand new, innovative programme of study created by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire to support early career musicians who want to dedicate their professional career to contemporary music.

Brian Ferneyhough will receive an Honourary Doctorate from Birmingham City University as part of this concert.

Marie Christine Zupancic* Flute 
Arditti Quartet#
NEXT Musicians^

Brian Ferneyhough           Dum Transsiset I and II  (Arditti Quartet)
                                         Cassandra’s Dream Song*
                                         Adagissimo for String Quartet^
                                         Intermedio alla ciaconna
Charles Ives                     The Unanswered Question^
Howard Skempton            Arcade^
Howard Skempton            May Air^
Brian Ferneyhough           Dum Transsiset III and IV*

In partnership with Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

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