Contemporary Ensembles

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The Category Contemporary Ensembles is a subset of Concert Music Ensembles. Look at that 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

- The Facade Ensemble


! Contemporary Ensembles KEY
VISITS (to the Website)9
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)20

'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 the Website)350
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)329

‘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 the Website)119
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)288
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'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 the Website)140
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)187
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘A London-based, flexible group of musicians and collaborators, founded in 2009. They produce events that focus on presenting contemporary music (existing and newly commissioned works) often in conjunction with compositions from older eras, around a certain narrative, reinforced by dramatic, multimedia or other elements.’

+ Metapraxis Ensemble
VISITS (to the Website)12
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)37

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

+ Psappha
VISITS (to the Website)251
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)229

‘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 the Website)374
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)348

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