Share
+ Add to calendar
Dates
Time
Venue
Pontio Bangor
View on map
Admission
Varied
All ages
Website
www.bangormusicfestival.org.uk
Uploaded by
Gwydion

Bangor Music Festival 2024

This year’s festival

Over a period of three days the Bangor Music Festival will explore the theme of ‘new music, new experiences’ with something
for everyone in the various concerts, workshops, talks and community events.

Enjoy the new music and new experiences!

Tickets: https://bit.ly/48h5LjX

(£) = ticketed EVENTS

Thusday 15/02/2024

19.30-22.00
TBT, Pontio (£)
(live performance)
Afro Cluster & Banda Bacana
Two continents in one gig featuring African music and music inspired by Samba rhythms. (In collaboration with Cabaret Pontio).

Saturday 17/02/2024

10.00-10.45 (6 months – 3 years)
11.00-11:45 (4 – 7 years)
PL2, Pontio
First Steps in Music (in collaboration with CGWM).

11:00 – 13:00
Bocs Gwyn (White Box), Pontio
Tŷ Cerdd: CoDi Off-Grid – workshop
Creating visual scores and graphic notation with Chris Parfitt (South Wales Improvisers) and Ash Cooke (guitar)

13.00-14.00
Studio, Pontio (£)
(llive performance)
Ensemble CGWM – debut concert
to include festival commissions by Niamh O’Donnell (Gratitude) and Tayla-Leigh Payne (Polarity)
and music by Gwydion Rhys and Hillary Tann
with two pieces selected from the William Mathias Composition Prize call for scores.

14.00-14.45
Bar Ffynnon, Pontio
(live performance)
Showcase Concert
Students from Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias Young talented performers from CGWM performing an eclectic mix of music for soloists and ensembles.

15.00-15.45
Public spaces, Pontio
(live performance)
Bangor New Music Ensemble
Bangor University student performers present works by student composers.

16.00-17.00

SLAM

Cinema, Pontio
Sara Pinheiro discusses her work SLAM, followed by its performance.

18.00-18.45
PL2 Pontio

Pre-concert Talk

with featured composers
Richard Baker, Nathan James Dearden and
Lynne Plowman in the company of BMF chairperson Rhiannon Mathias. Reception to follow.

19.30-21.30
TBT Pontio (£)
(live performance and live stream on AM Cymru)

Son of Chamber Symphony
UPROAR
Music by well-known international composers,
Olga Neuwirth (‘Symphonie Diagonale’) and
John Adams (Son of Chamber Symphony) alongside three new bold compositions, inspired by, and responding to contemporary life in Wales by Richard Baker, Nathan James Dearden and
Lynne Plowman.

Sunday 18/02/2024

12.30-13.30
TBT, Pontio
Showcase Concert
Electroacoustic Wales (directed by Andrew Lewis) featuring pieces by Bangor University student composers.

15.00-17.00
TBT, Pontio (£)
(live performance and live stream on AM Cymru)

Intersections
SOUND/IMAGE Research Centre (University
of Greenwich), Luxi Tian (Guzheng) and Electroacoustic Wales
a new festival commission by Jo Thomas (Cascade infinity) together with other compositions and audio-visuals by Andrew Knight-Hill, Andrew Lewis, Brona Martin, Emma Margetson and Jim Hobbs, amongst others.

Add to Calendar share
ADD TO CALENDAR