Sound World: Beyond The Menagerie…

Sun 22nd Sep
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

St. George’s
Great George St

Following NMSW’s registration with the Charity Commission under the name SOUND WORLD, we present a gala concert celebrating five years of New Music in the South West. Featuring specially arranged repertoire classics and the most popular NMSW commissions, including highlights from the delightful A Modern Menagerie, a contemporary response to Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals.

Bristol Ensemble
John Pickard conductor

Copland Hoe Down
Roxanna Panufnik Down The Rabbit Hole
James MacMillan After the Tryst
Julian Leeks Building The City
John Pickard, Anna Meredith, Michael Ellison, Geoff Poole A Modern Menagerie (highlights)

The programme also provides a glimpse into the future of music with new work by composers from the St George’s Bristol/NMSW Young Composers Academy and shortlisted pieces from the Sound World Young Composers’ Prize – Sound World’s annual search for the UK’s brightest young composing talents.

Schools‘ tickets can be purchased using the booking form below.

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Beyond the Menagerie: Sound World


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