Across the Channel | Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Across the Channel | Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Friday, 14 June 2019, 7.30pm

A concert crossing the English Channel, both musically and in-person as Birmingham Contemporary Music Group welcomes musicians from Paris-based Ensemble Court-circuit and NEXT Musicians on stage at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Music includes a UK premiere by Hilda Paredes and François Paris' À propos de Nice with a screening of the silent film by Jean Vigo that inspired it.

Ensemble Court-circuit
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
NEXT Musicians side-by-side
Jean Deroyer Conductor

Rebecca Saunders (b.1967, UK): Stirrings Still I (2006), 11’
Maël Bailly (b. 1988, France): Six miniatures pour sextuor (2015/2016), 7’
Hilda Paredes (b.1957, Mexico now UK): Siphonophorae (2016), 13’
Jonathan Harvey (b. 1939): Vajra (2009), 7’
François Paris (b.1961, France): À propos de Nice (2005), 20’

This concert is generously supported by Diaphonique.



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