Last Updated: 2 January 2014
Max Roach, Graham Fitkin, John Cage.
Royal Northern College of Music
Headlining the RNCM Day of Percussion along with Eric Sammut, Birger Sulsbruck and Jim Kilpatrick.
University of Nottingham
Bedford, Tippett, Fitkin, Cage.
Third gig in the series.
Royal Albert Hall
With Eric Whitacre, Imogen Heap, BBC Singers. Premiering new works by Eric Whitacre and Imogen Heap.
Guildhall Arts Centre
St Peters Hill,
Lincoln Drill Hall
Stade Open Space Stage
Shoreditch Town Hall
380 Old Street,
Part of the ‘Music Orbit’ series with music from Christopher Fox, Howard Skempton, Anthony Braxton, Stephen Montague.
Second gig in the series.
Lunchtime performance in the series curated by Stephen Montague.
Wiltshire Music Centre
BRADFORD ON AVON
First of two ‘ensemblebash@20’ gigs at Kings Place this year, looking back over twenty years. This gig will feature ‘Mallet Quartet’ by Steve Reich
Wimbledon International Music Festival
Part of the International Wimbledon Music Festival, ensemblebash join up again with Joanna Macgregor to play Rzewski, Cage, Gismonti, Skempton and Piazzolla.
Bath International Music Festival
12 Kingston Buildings
ensemblebash are guest artists in a special performance of Stravinsky's 'Les Noces' - conducted by Diego Masson.
21 Kingland Road
Tippett, Copeland, Hayes, Leach and Bedford.
04 and 05
1400-1800 each day
at The Linbury Studios,
Royal Opera House
ensemblebash and Joanna MacGregor perform two sets a day of John Cage (Third Construction, Credo in US), Steve Reich (Music for Pieces of Wood) plus other pieces by David Bedford, Nick Hayes and Stephen Montague.
The studio will be transformed by thousands of Origami birds, a soundscape of larks, a live gamelan orchestra and a forest built entirely of recycled materials.
“"...gives a lie to the aphorism that 'whitemen can't drum... one walked away knackered."
Weekly Spectator (Ghana)