New Folk Songs Project with BCMG

The closing event of the CrossCurrents Festival on February 20th will be a concert by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, including the premiere of a collaborative song cycle inspired by Berio’s Folk Songs and involving numerous composers: Michael Zev Gordon, Joe Cutler, Ed Bennett, Daria Kwiatkowska, Judith Weir, Richard Baker, Charlotte Bray, Howard Skempton, Federico Favali, Patrick Giguere, …

BEAST and SOUNDkitchen at CrossCurrents Festival

Some exciting BEAST events coming up, in the form of our latest ‘Pantry Sessions’ collaboration with SOUNDkitchen. We’re presenting two days of events as part of the CrossCurrents Festival. Includes Annie Mahtani/Iain Armstrong, Justin Wiggan, Jo Thomas, Eliot Bates, David Ogborn, Michael Edwards, Ellen Fallowfield and the first of two reappearances of our Qawwali Research …