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Sunday 8th May 2022

Bristol New Music 2022

— Various venues
A city-wide festival of contemporary music and sound
price: Headfirst Tickets

Information:

Thu 5 - Sun 8 May

The fourth edition of Bristol New Music (BNM) promises four days of commissioned works, sonic responses to rarely used spaces, landmark concert hall performances, workshops, film and club nights.

***FULL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED***

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For the opening concert, on Thursday 5 May at St George’s Bristol, BNM has co-commissioned an ensemble performance of new group compositions by Mica Levi, with support from Still House Plants.

Among site-specific works which draw inspiration from Bristol locations are artist Kelly Jayne Jones’ intimate multimedia performance deep inside the hidden vaults of Clifton Suspension Bridge, Áine O'Dwyer capturing the song and instrumentation of time, place and people in the Bristol neighbourhood of Easton, and Ellen Arkbro performing a new organ piece on the renowned Harrison & Harrison organ at St Mary Redcliffe.

Second wave of artists announced for Bristol New Music’s 2022 programme include Sarah Davachi, Coby Sey with London Contemporary Orchestra, Ligeti Quartet, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group,Shirley Pegna, Jabu, Helena Celle, Joanne Robertson, Wojciech Rusin and No Home.

Bristol New Music takes place biennially across Bristol. It is a collaboration between five key organisations in the city: Bristol Beacon, Arnolfini, Spike Island, St George’s Bristol and the University of Bristol.

Full programme:

AINE O' DWYER
ANGEL BAT DAWID
BEATRICE DILLON FEAT. KULJIT BHAMRA
BENDIK GISKE
BIRMINGHAM CONTEMPORARY MUSIC GROUP
BIRTHMARK
COBY SEY with LCO (London Contemporary Orchestra)
COPPER SOUNDS
DJ PROTEUS
ELLEN ARKBRO
HARRGA
HELENA CELLE
HEZARFEN ENSEMBLE
JABU
JOANNE ROBERTSON
KELLY JAYNE JONES
LIGETI QUARTET
MC YALLAH & DEBMASTER
MICA LEVI: star star star
NAZAR WITH ROB HEPPELL
NO HOME
‘NOSFERATU’ - LIVE SCORE BY SURGEON’S GIRL
SARAH DAVACHI
SHIRLEY PEGNA
STILL HOUSE PLANTS
TARA CLERKIN TRIO
UPROAR
VIRIDIAN
WOJCIECH RUSIN

Funded by:
Arts Council England

Media Partners 2022:
Crack, The Quietus, The Wire

Events at Arnolfini, St Georges Bristol, Strange Brew, St Mary Redcliffe Church, Clifton Suspension Bridge Vaults + more.

NOTES:
The festival pass allows access to events across all 4 days of Bristol New Music.

Some venues have limited capacity and entry will be on a first come first served basis.

Please note that Kelly Jayne Jones' performance in Clifton Suspension Bridge Vaults is a limited capacity event which is not included in the Festival Pass and will require separate booking.

The concession price Festival Pass is available to NHS employees, students, under-25s and those in receipt of Universal Credit. Valid ID will need to be presented alongside the ticket upon entry to the festival.

For more information please visit bristolnewmusic.org

Event photos for Bristol New Music 2022:

Bristol New Music 2022 at Various venues
Bristol New Music 2022 in Bristol 2022
Bristol New Music 2022 at Various venues in Bristol
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