Sound and Music conducted a survey to find out the realities facing composers today. Our findings have been included in this report.
Portfolio improvisers at Mopomoso
15 June
In a break from their usual programming Mopomoso presents an intriguing ʻconcert in two halvesʼ with the first half from the Portfolio Improvisers group and the second featuring three fine guitar players from the UK, France and Canada.
adopt a composer emerging composer opportunity residency
Deadline: 13 June 2014
Applications now open for Adopt a Composer, which pairs amateur choirs, orchestras, and ensembles with a composer for one year. It is funded by PRS for Music Foundation and run by Making Music, in association with Sound and Music and BBC Radio 3.
Elbow Room featuring Red Note Ensemble
21 - 22 May
A new work about the cities that are built by us and for us, featuring Red Note Ensemble
10 May - 19 May 2014
A wide UK tour of music exploring new territories in tuning, using tracker action pipe organs and re-tuned string instruments.
3 May - 4 May
Dawn is in a forest somewhere in England, streaming live sound through the night whilst trying to sleep in a bivvy on the forest floor.
14 - 16 May // Vienna
Dark Inventions - Firewheel Tour
8 May - 16 May 2014
Folk songs and brand new British music weave together in Dark Inventions’ 2014 Firewheel Tour.
Lauren redhead
7 February - 10 May 2014
Challenging all kinds of preconceptions about what music for pipe organ can be, Lauren Redhead will be touring a range of new organ and electronic commissions.