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BCMG Up Close

 06 April 2008 at 3pm 

BCMG Up Close

Festival Drayton Centre
Frogmore Road, Market Drayton
United Kingdom
01630 654444



Combining live performers with electronic sound has given composers dazzling new soundworlds to explore. Jonathan Harvey’s tribute to Messiaen multiplies one piano into twenty, Tristan Murail draws intense colours from his five players with a halo of subtly transformed sound. Finally, young composer Tansy Davies roughs up her set of colliding dances with a funky electronic counterpoint.

The performance lasts around 1 hour – then stay and meet composer Tansy Davies and the performers

BCMG Up Close Events are a series of FREE hour long performances in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, which lead to a full evening concert in June.

BCMG is one of the world’s leading classical new music ensembles and was formed by players from the CBSO. The group is devoted to the performance of new music and has commissioned and performed over 100 world premieres of new works by today’s leading composers. Please visit www.bcmg.org.uk for more information.


Jonathan Harvey : Tombeau de Messiaen
Tristan Murail : Treize Couleurs du soleil couchant
Tansy Davies : Grind Show Electric
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