This month, away from bonfires and fireworks there are plenty of enticing sonic experiences to be found on The Sampler. From taking part in the formation of a brand new ensemble for new music in Scotland, to a rare chance to catch Belgian electronic composer Annette Vande Gorne in London, dig into our November picks on The Sampler.


1. Annette Vande Gorne hosted by Greenwich Loudspeaker Orchestra – London // 9 November

A rare chance to hear works and a performance by world renowned multichannel diffusion performer and composer Annette Vande Gorne. A masterful performer and composer of electronic and acousmatic music Annette’s performance is sure to make full use of the Greenwich loudspeaker orchestra’s immersive 30 plus speaker surround sound system to create an experience not to be missed!

2. Kick-Start CoMA Meeting – Glasgow // 10 November

Contemporary Music for All (CoMA) is for those who seek to explore beyond classical music bestsellers, and into the contemporary music world that relates to who we are today. Take the opportunity to join their new Glasgow collective and be a part of an exciting new music ensemble in Scotland.

3. SOLO 07 with Joby Burgess – London // 13 November

Join composer Alex Groves for the latest in his SOLO concert series this time hosting virtuoso percussionist Joby Burgess for a wide-ranging set featuring everything from the delicate soundworld of Morton Feldman to the mesmerising ambient electronica of Linda Buckley, plus the world première of a new piece by Alex himself.

4. London Jazz Festival presents: Vula Viel // 18 November

One of Sound and Music’s 2018 New Voices, Bex Burch and her group Vula Viel create a unique sound that transcend genres, at times delicate and at others moving into raw post punk soundscapes. Their performance at London Jazz Festival encompassing work from their latest album Do Not Be Afraid  and new album: What’s Not Enough About That?, available to pre-order now, is one to see and hear in person.



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