5 December [ARCHIVE]

Welcome to Day 1 of the Midlands New Music Symposium!

To help navigate the symposium we have embedded all of the presentations and concerts that took place on day 1 below. Abstracts, programme notes, and biographies can be found in the Symposium Programme

Viewing Experience we recommend delegates load each presentation session and concert in YouTube. To do so, click on title in the embedded video . This will open the session playlist in YouTube. Where relevant, presentations will play in order as listed in the symposium schedule. You can select a specific video within playlist by clicking on the icon located to the right of the video title in YouTube. Please note that abstracts and biographies are located in the respective video description in YouTube.

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Day 1 Programme

10am

10:15 am

Welcome

Presentation Session 1
Jia Cao; and Sue Newsome.

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11 am

11.30 am

Presentation Session 1 Live Q&A

Presentation Session 2
Bofan Ma; and Alfia Nakipbekova.

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12.30 pm

1 pm

Presentation Session 2 Live Q&A

Opening Concert

Sarah Watts (clarinets)
SCAW Duo:
Antony Clare (piano) & Sarah Watts (clarinets)

  • Memoriale II,  Annachiara Gedda
  • Salamander, Wayne Siegel
  • Undulating Depths, Thomas Whitcombe.
  • Leaks and Spills, Chris MacCann

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2 pm

2.30pm

Opening Concert live Q&A

Keynote: Simon Emmerson
Composing for flute & electronics

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3.30 pm

4 pm

Keynote Live Q&A

Presentation Session 3
Robert King; René Mogenson; Sohrab Uduman & Miroslav Spasov

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5 pm

5.30 pm

Presentation Session 3 Live Q&A

Recital Session 1

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  • Raymond Brien & Gavin Stewart – The Shape Distance – Mark Yates
  • Karen Bronson – Duet 4 1, Sage Bronson
  • James Wilson – la cupidité de soufflé, Sohrab Uduman. 

6.30 pm

7.30 pm

Recital Session 1 Live Q&A

Evening Concert feat. Scott L Miller & rarescale

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8.30 pm

Deep Sounds: Music for Trombone & Double bass

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Programme:

  • Echoes, Annachiara Gedda
  • Gotham Soliloquy, Ronald MacNiven
  • DR1, Dorian Kelly
  • Transit, Sam Gooderham
  • Great Blue Heron, Nicholas Fagnilli