Our multimedia concert is tonight

Our multimedia concert is tonight












Tonight sees the launch of our 2012-13 season with a multimedia concert featuring the works of Ric Graebner, William Johnston and Paul Robinson. The concert starts at 6pm at the Friends Meeting House in Brighton

Tickets: £8 | £5 (concessions) | Children free. Tickets at the door.

Paul Robinson | Magnetic North
William Johnston | Symphony No. 2 – first movement (realization for virtual orchestra)
Ric Graebner | Bérénice (a multi media opera-ballet)

All the works are pre-recorded and some will be projected in black out.

The libretto for Ric’s Opera-ballet Bérénice can be downloaded from the link below. Please bring your iPad or tablet and you can follow the libretto during the performance.

 Click here to view the Berenice libretto in a browser or right click to download.

Full details of the Friends Meeting House with a map are here

Some forthcoming events from NMB and from our members

New Music Brighton

New Music Brighton’s first concert of our 2012-13 season is another multi media event of music and images:

Saturday 27 October at 6pm (N.B. the early start time) in the Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton.
Paul Robinson | Magnetic North
William Johnston | Symphony No. 2 – first movement (realization for virtual orchestra)
Ric Graebner | Bérénice (a multi media opera-ballet)

Tickets: £8 | £5 (concessions) | Children free. Tickets at the door.


The 15th London Wind Festival

Friday 21 September at 7.30pm, St Cyprian’s Church, Glentworth Street, London NW1 6AX (nr Baker Street tube)

Two works by Ric Graebner, Violarinations and Just a Minute will performed in a concert taking place during the 15th London Wind Festival.

Saturday 22 September at 7.45pm, St John Sub Castro Church, Abinger Place, Lewes, BN7 2 Q A


Musicians of All Saints

The first concert of Musicians of All Saints 2012-13 season, which again will feature Sussex composers, includes a performance of Peta Crompton’s Elegy for 3 alongside works by Schubert, Havergal Brian and Tchaikovsky. Peter Copley will discuss the music in his pre-concert talk at 7.10pm. More details of this concert and the remainder of the season are on the MAS website.

Son et Lumière: the first performance of a new work scored for recorder(s) percussion ambient sound and computer graphics composed by Chris Gander, graphics by John Baker. Performers: Piers Adams (recorders), Adam Bushell and Tom Norrell (percussion).

For more details about this event, including reduced ticket price for NMB members, visit the Adur Arts Forum website

Friday 12 October at 7.30pm, Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton, Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY

Our website redesigned

Welcome to our new and improved website. We’ve been aiming to do this for quite some time and over the next few weeks more information about us, our composers and events will be added here.

In the process we’ve transferred the site to a new server with unlimited web space and bandwidth with the consequence that we can now put up as many photos, audio and video clips as we want and we can also provide a page for each of our members to write about themselves and/or their work. One of the many advantages of doing this is that we can now stream our new album …because it’s spring on the site (see below).



stream video examples from our multimedia concerts (here is one of my pieces performed at our last multimedia concert) and we can display as many photographs as we want.



We also hope to develop the site as a magazine to enable our members and friends to write articles that may be of interest and develop a community between composers and the people who come to our concerts and are passionate about new music. It will also allow us to put pdfs of our concert programmes online if people want an electronic version of them and the site will give us our members the space to write in much greater depth about the pieces they’ve written. So please let us know if you’d like to contribute something for the site.

If you have any suggestions or problems with the site then please let us know. The site has been designed to modern standards in HTML5 so most modern browsers should work. The site doesn’t support old versions of Internet Explorer but should be fine to view on mobile devices and tablets.

Chair, New Music Brighton