Projects

Sound and Music are supporting nine new grass roots event-series and festivals of new music for 2014/15.
18 November - 17 December
This autumn, Ripsaw Catfish will assemble ad hoc ensembles ('shoals') of improvising musicians from locations across the UK to play spontaneous sets of new music informed by, incorporating or ignoring the Ripsaw Catfish composed material.
Penned in the Margins
17 July - 7 October
A remarkable new performance work is hitting the UK in 2014 - bringing together the unequivocal talents of Franco-Norwegian poet Caroline Bergvall with the experimental soundscapes of Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach.
3-12 October 2014
Sound and Music is delighted that the UK will be represented by Robert Rusconi at the ISCM World Music Days in Vienna, Bratislava and Košice this November
Alex McLean
3 July - 26 September
A series of diverse "live coding" related events across the country, curated by Alex McLean.
part wild horses mane on both sides
7 August - 14 September
Manchester ritualistic improvisers/sound artists Kelly Jayne Jones and Pascal Nichols, aka part wild horses mane on both sides, present 'Conduit of the bottomless submundane': an installation-performance work.
Summer 2014
Living Symphonies is a musical composition which portrays the thriving activity of the forest’s wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions, it creates a never-ending symphony heard amongst the forest itself.
Dead Rat Orchestra
28 July - 16 August 2014
With support from Sound and Music, and The Canal and Rivers Trust in August 2014 Dead Rat Orchestra will undertake a unique tour across the canals and waterways of Southern England.
Size Zero Opera - Women Box
7 - 8 August
Size Zero Opera creates innovative and contemporary opera with emerging individuals in exciting and challenging ways.