Shakespeare, CERN and Game of Thrones combine for new Contemporary Music Festival opera
A new operatic prequel to The Tempest performed by the BBC Singers is to headline the Contemporary Music Festival 2019: Multiverse in Plymouth.
Lampedusa: Behind the curtain
The University of Plymouth's Contemporary Music Festival 2019 Gala Concert will premiere 'Lampedusa', a short opera written and composed by Professor Eduardo Miranda and will be performed by the BBC Singers on Saturday 23 February.
Duet for clarinet and seagulls seeks to rescue reputation of birds and their song
A piece of music is to use recordings of seagulls to try and persuade audiences to see the beauty in the much-maligned birds.
Seminal research into musical ‘illusions’ influences new piece for Contemporary Music Festival
A piece of music exploring the contrasting ways sounds are perceived by different listeners is to premiere as part of the Contemporary Music Festival 2019.
Premiere of Entangled Brains will allow audience to see and hear quantum physics in action
A scientist and composer will feed live data from performers’ brainwaves into one of the most powerful computers on earth to help an audience understand the mysteries of quantum physics.
Shakespeare meets Game of Thrones at the Contemporary Music Festival 2019
A Shakespearean prequel opera with a Game of Thrones twist will be among the highlights of the 2019 University of Plymouth Contemporary Music Festival.