A Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Stan’s Cafe production
On 24th May, and for one night only, two major forces of British contemporary music and theatre come together in this exciting, all-Birmingham collaboration. First conceived 10 years ago, I See With My Eyes Closed is the fulfillment of a long-held dream between BCMG and Stan’s Cafe, of creating a piece that’s not quite theatre and not a straight-forward concert.
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, world renowned for performing and commissioning exciting new music, has, in talented composer Michael Wolters, found a match for James Yarker’s Stan’s Cafe, one of the UK’s leading contemporary theatre companies. Full of playful humour, Michael‘s seductive new piece I See With My Eyes Closed is premiered alongside Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale Suite and Richard Causton’s Rituals of Hunting and Blooding.
“Going to a concert is always better than we expect it to be. We don’t go often enough. The music is always better live than on the CD and there’s always so much more going on than the music. The BCMG players are looking beautiful tonight and are under the no-nonsense baton of Richard Baker, so please, don’t be late!”
Michael Wolters’ piece is commissioned by BCMG through its Sound Investment scheme, which involves individuals in commissioning new pieces of music.
Mon 24th May 2010, 7:30pm @ mac
£14 Full Price / £8 Concessions
Cannon Hill Park
Tel : 0121 446 3232