Eccentric Melodies

8 May 2022, 2pm

Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

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Birmingham Performance


During the Bristol New Music Festival, Arnolfini will be hosting an exciting pop-up of contemporary music in their gallery space. Come and hear new and exciting music in a comfortable and casual setting, surrounded by art.

This will be an immersive concert in the two creative cities of Birmingham and Bristol, featuring prolific composers and very special audience participation.



Stephan Meier Conductor    

Elliott Carter (b.1908)  Canon for Four (1984) 6' 
Con leggerezza pensosa - Ommaggio a Italo Calvino (1990) 7’
Oliver Knussen (b.1952)  Secret Psalm (1990) 5’
Eccentric Melody (1998) 3’   
Charlotte Bray (b.1982)  Trail of light (2008) 2’
Guillaume de Machaut​​ (b.1300)  Ma fin est mon commencement (< 1377) 4’
Sir Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934)  Hoquetus David (1969) 4’
  Arrangement of Machaut’s motet (1300)
  Duet 4 (2000) 2’
  Roddy ′ s Reel (2009) 7′


Roddy's Reel by Sir Harrison Birtwistle 

To be performed on 8 May

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