Events archive

1982 England: Birmingham.

1983 England: Birmingham.

1984 England: Birmingham and Halifax.

1985 England: Birmingham.

1986 England: Birmingham.

1987 England: Birmingham and Tonbridge.

1988 England: Birmingham and Liverpool.

1989 England: Birmingham, Huddersfield and Hull. Scotland: Glasgow.

1990 England: London. Scotland: Glasgow and Edinburgh

1991 England: Birmingham and Huddersfield.

Scotland: Glasgow.

The Netherlands: The Hague.

Germany: Karlsruhe.

1992 England: Birmingham, Lancaster, London and Durham.

Scotland: Aberdeen and Stirling.

1993 England: Birmingham and London.

1994 England: Birmingham, London, Nottingham, Manchester, Norwich and Huddersfield.

Scotland: Edinburgh.

The Netherlands: Amsterdam

1995 England: Birmingham, London and Bath.

Wales: Bangor. Austria: Salzburg.

1996 England: Birmingham. Scotland: Edinburgh. Sweden: Stockholm

1997 England: Birmingham.

1998 England: Birmingham.

1999 England: Birmingham, Basingstoke, London and Bath.

2000 England: Birmingham.

Germany: Berlin.

2001 England: Birmingham and Aldeburgh.

Denmark: Aarhus.

2002 England: Birmingham, Market Drayton, Manchester, London and Stoke-on-Trent.

2003 England: Birmingham, Preston, Scarborough

2004 England: Birmingham, West Bromwich, Northampton, Dartington.

2005 England: Birmingham.

Switzerland: Basel.

France: Aix en Provence.

2006 England: Birmingham.

2007 England: Birmingham.

Past concerts in 2008

Sunday 5th October 2008

Barber Institute, University of Birmingham, Birmingham , England

A concert to celebrate the 60th anniversary of musique concrète.

3.00 pm
Pierre Schaeffer Cinq études de bruit (1948)
Denis Smalley Pentes (1974)
Trevor Wishart Angel (2006)
Jonty Harrison ... et ainsi de suite... (1992)

Thursday 23rd - Friday 24th October 2008

Millennium Point , Birmingham , England

Thursday 23rd October

7.15 pm
David Hindmarch Altered Materials
Jonty Harrison Undertow
Zlatko Baracskai Culpable Passage
Scott Wilson Photo Shopped Music
Andrew Bourbon TBA

Friday 24th October

3 pm
Eric Bumstead |kroʊn|
Anup Paul TBA
Benjamin Garfield "I'd rather not talk about it"
Pei-Yu Shi Fall, aus der Zeit...
Eric Bumstead |kroʊn|
Anup Paul TBA
Simon Kinch Satellites
Annie Mahtani Past Links
Lisa Whistlecroft "Walking with Ghosts"

Past concerts in 2009

Friday 29th - Sunday 31st May 2009
Travels in Time and Space

CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham , England

Five concerts of electroacoustic music exploring time and space, memory and location, presented on the latest version of BEAST's spectacular multi-channel sound diffusion system.

Friday 29th May 2009

7.30 pm: Concert 1
James Carpenter new work
Zlatko Baracskai Try Again: Before
David Hindmarch Nature Room
Rosalyn Coull new work
Eric Bumstead BlckWnd
Julien Guillamat Petites Bêt(is)es et autres minuscules...
9.30 pm: Concert 2
Sergio Luque "Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n Roll" was never meant to be like this
Pei-Yu Shi Fall, aus der Zeit...
Les Hutchins Blake's 9
Anup Paul Exaflood
Garfield Benjamin In the Eye
Jan Tr¨tzschler perforated

Saturday 30th May 2009

6.00 pm: Concert 3 - solo concert presented by Andrew Lewis
Andrew Lewis Ascent
Andrew Lewis Dark Glass (world premiere)
Andrew Lewis Danses acousmatiques
8.00 pm: Concert 4
Jonty Harrison Phantom Power
Sophocles Arvanitis Coexistencies
Chris Tarren Windows onto a Metallic Garden (COMPASS Prizewinner)
Scott Wilson Gotlandic Miscellanea
Alastair Bannerman Variations
Hans Tutschku Zwei Räume

Sunday 31st May 2009

2.00 pm: Concert 5
Shelly Knotts Tape Study #1
Erdem Helvacioglu Wandering around the City
Igor Lintz-Maues Schenk mir dein Ohr
Simon Smith Still
Daniel Meredith new work
Lisa Whistlecroft new work
Simon Kinch Satellites
Serena Alexander InnerSense

Sunday 4th October 2009

Barber Institute, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England

3.00 - 4.00 pm
Adrian Moore Study in Ink
Andrew Lewis Cable Bay
David Berezan Hannibal
Pippa Murphy Caspian Retreat
Hans Tutschku La joie ivre

Past concerts in 2010

Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th March 2010

Sonic Fingerprints: 20 years of empreintes DIGITALes, plus Kontakte

CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham B1 2LF

Saturday 6 March 18:00-22:00

A. 18:00-19:00

Jean-François Denis - Point-virgule

John Young - Pythagoras’s Curtain

Robert Normandeau - Bédé

Pierre-Alexandre Tremblay - La cloche fêlée

Stéphane Roy - Résonances d’arabesques

Darren Copeland - Rendered Visible

Gilles Gobeil - Associations libres

Andrew Lewis - Penmon Point

B. 19:30-20:30

Mathew Adkins - Mapping

Hildegard Westerkamp - Breathing Room

David Berezan - Baoding

Elainie Lillios - Au deuxième étage

Hans Tutschku - … erinnerung…

Javier Alvarez - Mambo à la Braque

Denis Smalley - Valley Flow

C. 21:00-22:00

Jonty Harrison - Unsound Objects

Christian Calon - Temps incertains

Pete Stollery - Vox Magna

Yves Daoust - Mi bémol

Natasha Barrett - Industrial Revelations

Francis Dhomont- Studio de nuit

Adrian Moore - Junky

 

Sunday 7 March 14:00-16:00

– with Luciane Cardassi (piano) and Eric Bumstead (percussion)

David Hindmarch - Jetsam Sounding

Roz Coull - Stress vs. Piece

Mark Winn-Smith - Panaberration (COMPASS Prize-winner 2009)

Julien Guillamat - [New work]

Karlheinz Stockhausen - Kontakte

Tickets

Saturday Admission (ticket for all 3 concerts): £14 / £8 / £5 (£4 students)

Sunday Admission: £7 / £5 / £3 (£3 students)

CBSO Centre ticket hotline: 0121 767 4050 Box Office: Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA


SQUARES - CIRCLES - LABYRINTHS

Thursday 18 and Friday 19 March 2010 ∙ 7 pm

See here for more information.


BEASTory, 29th July - 1st August, 2010

Inventionen Festival, Berlin, Germany

Concert 1: 19:00, Thursday 29 July

Programme details

Concert 2: 21:00, Thursday 29 July

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Concert 3: 19:00, Friday 30 July

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Concert 4: 21:00, Friday 30 July

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Concert 5: 19:00, Saturday 31 July

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Concert 6: 21:00, Saturday 31 July

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Concert 7: 14:00, Sunday 1 August

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Booking

Booking details from the Inventionen Web site.

 

 


 

 

States of Play, 15th - 17th October, Birmingham

BEAST presents another weekend of immersion in sound, using its spectacular multi-channel diffusion system. The weekend starts on Friday lunchtime in the Barber Concert Hall on the University of Birmingham campus, with a concert of classic works from the French tradition. On Saturday and Sunday the fun continues at the CBSO Centre, with concerts of recent music from Birmingham and around the world.

Day 1: Friday 15th October, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham

13.10 - 14.00

A concert of classic works from the French tradition.
François Bayle Trois rêves d'oiseau
Bernard Parmegiani La roue ferris
Christian Calon Les corps éblouis

Day 2: Saturday 16th October, CBSO Centre, Birmingham

18.00 - 19.00

Recent music from Birmingham and around the world.

Jonty Harrison BEASTory
Garfield Benjamin Re:# akou a sema
Annie Mahtani Cricrió
David Hindmarch The Cup of Plenty
Constantinos Kontos The Passage

19.30 - 20.30

Recent music from Birmingham and around the world.

Scott Wilson Böse
Maurits Fennis Nuages
Julien Guillamat La musique qu'on nous joue
Anup Kumar Paul Eigenfrequency
John Young Smoke and Mirrors

21.00 - 22.00

Recent music from Birmingham and around the world.

Chris Tarren Bric(k)olage
Pei-Yu Shi Movements
James Carpenter Tangle
Shelly Knotts For Piano
Trevor Wishart Encounters in the Republic of Heaven: Act 1

 

Day 3: Sunday 17th October, CBSO Centre, Birmingham

14.00 - 16.00

Recent music from Birmingham and around the world.

Jorge Garcia Moncada Pieza Electroacústica No. 2
Helena Gough Tephra
Norah Lorway suddenly, there is
Francis Dhomont Le travail du rêve
Savannah Agger Extended Terminations
Eric Bumstead River
Hans Tutschku Firmament – schlaflos

Electroacoustic Fair, Saturday 13th November

MacRobert Building, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

4.00 pm

Past concerts in 2011

Xenia Pestova (piano) with BEAST, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham 21st October 2011

Information from the Barber Institute.

Waves, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 19th - 20th November 2011

Saturday 19th November 2011

BEAST (Birmingham Electro-Acoustic Sound Theatre)
Suzanne Binet-Audet  ondes Martenot
Gilles Gobeil  sound diffusion

BEAST presents Waves

Sound travels in waves - perhaps even across the Atlantic… Experience total sonic immersion in BEAST’s multi-loudspeaker diffusion system.

Overture, 6pm: Recent works from Birmingham and around the world.

Trilogie d’ondes, 7.30pm: A recent acousmatic piece and three classic works for ondes Martenot and electroacoustics by Gilles Gobeil.

Late Show, 9pm: An atmospheric end to the evening, featuring more recent music from Birmingham and beyond.

£14 (£8 SYP, Disabled, Groups, Benefits, 60+, PtL; £4 under-16s & students). In advance for collection on the door: 0121 616 2616 / 

info@bcmg.org.uk  Book online

18:00

Pei-Yu Shi Milchstraße
Julien Guillamat Sonnation II
Constantinos Kontos Reverie
Xiu Min Chong Expectation (COMPASS Prize)
Chris Tarren Rip

19:30

Gilles Gobeil Bol-Hydre
Voix blanche
Là où vont les nuages…
La perle et l'oubli

21:00

Yota Morimoto beastest
Visa Kuoppala Outspread
Rosalyn Coull Stress Vs Piece 3
Norah Lorway Alone together (part 2)
Tim Moyers Apricot
Savanah Agger Untitled Requiem

More details from the CBSO Centre.

Sunday 20th November 2011

BEAST (Birmingham Electro-Acoustic Sound Theatre)
Alejandro Escuer  flutes
Rodrigo Sigal  electronics and sound diffusion
Jose Luis Garcia Nava  visuals

Lumínico: A Mexican interdisciplinary project combining images, live performance and new audio technologies.

£7 (£5 SYP, Disabled, Groups, Benefits, 60+, PtL; £3 under-16s & students). In advance for collection on the door: 0121 616 2616 / 

info@bcmg.org.ukbook online

14:00

Neal Farwell Three Friends
Jorge García ukhu pacha 
Rodrigo Sigal Lumínico - Mexican interdisciplinary project combining images, live performance and new audio technologies

More details from the CBSO Centre.

2014

27th January - BEASTdome

31st January-2nd February - BEAST@CBSO Centre: pioneers of sound

14th February - BEAST@IKON

2nd May - BEASTiary

3rd May - BEASTiary

9th June - miniBEAST

11th June - Postgraduate Information Day: Music