The New Music 20×12 Weekend Celebration at Southbank Centre presents 20 new compositions of 12 minutes in length, encompassing a range of genres and composers – from jazz to folk, brass bands to contemporary classical – all inspired by the dynamism of sport.
On Friday 13 July, Northern Ireland Opera present new short opera works including Our Day by Conor Mitchell and Mark Ravenhill, set against a backdrop of events in Northern Ireland in 1972.
On Saturday 14 July, Imagined village and An Tobar combine for a folk double bill, and on Sunday 15 July the London Chamber Orchestra are joined by Graham Fitkin’s The Band to perform Track to Track, a new work by Graham Fitkin with text by Glyn Maxwell.
The weekend also includes a host of workshops, one-to-one composer surgeries, talks and free related events.
Find out more about the full weekend of free and ticketed events.
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