Do we need a new compass? | BCMG NEXT

17 March 2022, 1pm

Symphony Hall Jennifer Blackwell Performance Space


Join us for a casual lunch time concert with chamber works by composers Kaspar Querfurth, Daniele Ghisi and others.

Addressing the need for new directions in contemporary music, bringing our concert culture up to the tempo of global developments, and updating our international musical co-ordinates, composers are answering the question, Do we need a new compass?

During a time when global connectivity is both revolutionised by technology, and held back by politics and pandemic, we are determined to move into a better future together. Do we need a new compass sees 3 concerts in 3 countries, by 3 ensembles; FontanaMIX Ensemble, Das Neue Ensemble, and of course Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. 

This concert is brought to you as part of the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's NEXT study programme, in collaboration with the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. The NEXT study programme offers a unique 1 year training programme for music students and professional musicians, looking for a career as performers of contemporary music. 





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