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Sunday 08 May
Arnolfini, 13:45

Free, no ticket required

Taking place in Arnolfini’s gallery space, an immersive concert from Birmingham Contemporary Music Group featuring prolific composers and very special audience participation.

Stephan Meier Conductor

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

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group is one of the world’s foremost new music ensembles, founded by Simon Clugston and Ulrich Heinen, musicians from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, in 1987, with Sir Simon Rattle as Founding Patron. More