Contemporary Ensembles


The Category Contemporary Ensembles is a subset of Concert Music Ensembles. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all of the Contemporary Ensembles which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Ensemble's Full Record.


In contrast, the following Contemporary Ensembles do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Cantata Dramatica

- Metapraxis Ensemble

- The Facade Ensemble


! Contemporary Ensembles KEY
VISITS (to Website)84
VIEWS (of this Record)173

'As a world-leading contemporary ensemble, BCMG has premiered over 160 works, most commissioned through its pioneering Sound Investment scheme, with a family of Investors supporting each new piece. In addition, BCMG’s extensive Learning and Participation Programme supports young people as composers, performers and listeners of new music through an exciting range of projects in- and out-of-school.'


+ Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
VISITS (to Website)562
VIEWS (of this Record)449

‘Draws together London’s brightest young talent to explore and promote new music to an increasingly wide audience. Formed in 2008, the LCO has worked alongside a distinguished array of composers and artists ...’


+ London Contemporary Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)188
VIEWS (of this Record)382

'Places the best contemporary classical music at the heart of today’s culture; engaging and challenging the public through inspiring performances of the highest standard, and taking risks to develop new work and talent. Founded in 1968, the ensemble's commitment to new music has seen it commission over 350 works, and premiere many hundreds more.'


+ London Sinfonietta
VISITS (to Website)238
VIEWS (of this Record)309

'Creating and performing contemporary classical music in Manchester and throughout the world ...'


+ Psappha
VISITS (to Website)410
VIEWS (of this Record)357

‘Scotland’s contemporary music ensemble. We develop, perform, present and find new audiences for new music within Scotland, the UK and internationally.’


+ Red Note Ensemble
VISITS (to Website)669
VIEWS (of this Record)459

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