The Quietus dubbed Claire M Singer’s debut album for organ, cello and electronics, ‘genuinely magical.’
Known for her experimental approach to the organ, Claire M Singer performs a new work with leading musicians from the London Contemporary Orchestra, commissioned by the orchestra for the New Music Biennial.
Claire M Singer is a composer, producer and performer of acoustic and electronic music, film and installations.
In June 2017 she was a recipient of the inaugural Oram Awards from the PRS Foundation and New BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Following the New Music Biennial, her work is touring the UK.
New Music Biennial 2019
5 – 7 JUL 2019
New Music Biennial is a showcase of composers and music creators who are pushing the boundaries of music in the UK. The third edition of the Performing Rights Society’s celebration of British composers follows the template of its predecessors. New works, none longer than 15 minutes and almost all specially commissioned, are performed across a long weekend by some of the UK’s finest new-music groups.
The festival, presented in association with the PRS for Music Foundation, is a unique snapshot of contemporary music in the UK across all genres: classical, world music, jazz, folk, electronic and even music for ice cream vans.
New Music Biennial 2019 comprises 20 new works, featuring new commissions from Gazelle Twin and Max de Wardener, Roderick Williams, Claire M Singer, Khyam Allami, Sona Jobarteh, Arun Ghosh, Sarah Tandy, Forest Swords, Klein, Dan Jones and Sam Eastmond alongside works composed within the last 15 years, including Shiva Feshareki’s acclaimed Dialogue for turntables and orchestra, commissioned by BBC Concert Orchestra in 2018.
Across the weekend works are performed in a range of venues, inviting audiences to discover new music in an interactive way, both inside and outside of traditional concert hall settings.
New Music Biennial is a PRS for Music Foundation initiative presented in partnership with Absolutely Cultured, Southbank Centre, BBC Radio 3 and NMC Recordings.
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