Marx 200 years since his birth, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Karl Marx Exhibitions Organisation present a series of concerts, soundart installations and events commemorating the life and work of Karl Marx in Trier in Germany and Birmingham and London in the UK. Insight & Season Launch Event Thursday 30 August, 7.30pmCBSO Centre, Birmingham Concerts Specially commissioned music by Robert Reid Allan, Sergej Newski, Celeste Oram, Frédéric Pattar, Kaspar Querfurth, Richie Wang and nine winners of the Wilde Lieder Marx.Music International Call for Scores, performed by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group conducted by Michael Wendeberg with soprano Elizabeth Atherton & baritone Marcus Farnsworth. Instrumental - Trier Please note the programme differs between performances. Saturday 1 September, 8pmPromotionsaula der Universität Sunday 2 September, 11.30amKurfürstliches Palais Soundart - Trier Saturday 1 September 2018, 10pmStadtmuseum Simeonstift Trier, Germany Instrumental - Birmingham Tuesday 4 September, 7.30pmCBSO Centre Pierrot Laborieux [work & The Work]Soundart Installation by Celeste Oram Trier Open: 16 August-2 SeptemberStadtmuseum Simeonstift Birmingham Saturday 29 September, 6pmThe Dome, University of Birmingham London Saturday 15 - Sunday 23 September 2018, London Design Festival at the V&ACeleste Oram’s work & The Work open to public as part of London Design Festival. Call for Scores Competition Winners Winners of the Wilde Lieder Marx.Music International Call for Scores will be announced on 16 August 2018. Thank you to our partners, supporters and funders.Wilde Lieder Marx.Music is funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.UK performances are supported by Diaphonique.