New Music Biennial 2017
Bite-sized pieces of new music


NMB_Subscription_2.jpg Biennial Bundle

2017 Biennial Bundle for £12

Formats: mp3/FLAC16

This New Music Biennial Subscription features 14 recordings performed at the New Music Biennial events in London and Hull in 2017. Includes works by composers Laurence Crane, Jennifer Walshe, Anna Meredith, Gavin Bryars.

New Music Biennial showcases composers and music creators who are pushing the boundaries of new music in the UK. It builds on the successes of the New Music Biennial 2014 and the Cultural Olympiad programme, New Music 20×12, which were both released on NMC.

The festival is presented in association with the PRS for Music Foundation and features music across all genres, from classical and chamber opera to jazz, folk and electronic.





*Subject to contract. These pieces are being recorded live by BBC Radio 3 and we plan to release them by the end of 2017. If we are unable to deliver the stated amount of releases listed then a replacement or partial refund will be issued.

NB: Philip Venables Illusions contains strong language and sexual references. Suitable for ages 18+ only.

Showcase Weekends

The New Music Biennial weekends showcase 20 pieces:

30 June – 2 July 2017
Hull UK City of Culture

7 – 9 July 2017
Southbank Centre, London

New Music Biennial 2017 is a PRS Foundation initiative, presented in partnership with Hull City of Culture, Southbank Centre, BBC Radio 3 and NMC Recordings. As part of the official Hull UK City of Culture 2017 programme, New Music Biennial will showcase the talent of the UK’s music sector, raise the profile of composers and performers, and present a snapshot of new music across all genres.

With thanks to the funders and partners who are supporting the New Music Biennial:

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