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NMC believes that new music is a dynamic and engaging art.  It seeks to discover and share exceptional work that inspires and challenges by:

  • producing high quality recordings of outstanding work by British composers
  • working with leading artists and ensembles
  • promoting these recordings to expand worldwide audiences for contemporary music
  • preserving this creativity for generations to come

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Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £40,000
  • 2013-2014: £40,000
  • 2014-2015: £40,000

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Weiwei Jin

Weiwei Jin talks about her experience on the Next Wave programme. Her piece 'Sterna Paradisaea, Returning' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Eugene Birman on Next Wave

Eugene Birman talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'The winter desert of my silences' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Barnaby Hollington on Next Wave

Barnaby Hollington talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'Velvet Revolution' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Maya Verlaak on Next Wave

Maya Verlaak talks about her experience on the Next Wave programme. Her piece 'All Verlaak's Music is Alouette' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

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Ryan Latimer In Next Wave

Ryan Latimer talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'Moby Dick' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Michael Cutting on Next Wave

Michael Cutting talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'I AM A STRANGE LOOP III' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Ji Sun Yang on Next Wave

Ji Sun Yang talks about her experience on the Next Wave programme. Her piece 'KAIROI' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Oliver Christoph Leith on Next Wave

Oliver Christoph Leith talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'hand coloured' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Edwin Hillier on Next Wave

Edwin Hillier talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'hibeh' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Download the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Georgia Rodgers on Next Wave

Georgia Rodgers talks about her experience on the Next Wave programme. Her piece 'partial filter' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Download the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Paul McGuire on Next Wave

Paul McGuire talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'Panels' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Download the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Charlotte Bray: At the Speed of Stillness

Charlotte Bray: At the Speed of Stillness Extract from track 1: At the Speed of Stillness Available on NMC as CD or download: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/speed-stillness 'At the Speed of Stillness' is part of the NMC Debut Discs series. Find out more: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/debut-discs

Ben Gaunt on Next Wave

Ben Gaunt talks about his experience on the Next Wave programme. His piece 'Filling Rubin's Vase' is available on the Next Wave album featuring: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

Next Wave Trailer

In partnership with Sound and Music, this collection of commissions features works by 12 composers studying in Higher Education. All 12 pieces were recorded in August at Surrey University, and workshops and mentoring sessions took place across the summer. All 12 works are available as a download album only including: 1. Weiwei Jin: Sterna Paradisaea, Returning 2. Maya Verlaak: All Verlaak's Music is Alouette 3. Eugene Birman: The winter desert of my silences 4. Edwin Hillier: hibeh 5. Ji Sun Yang: KAIROI 6. Georgia Rodgers: partial filter 7. Ben Gaunt: Filling Rubin's Vase 8. Michael Cutting: I AM A STRANGE LOOP III 9. Oliver Christophe Leith: hand coloured 10. Barnaby Hollington: Velvet Revolution 11. Paul McGuire: Panels 12. Ryan Latimer: Moby Dick Artists: London Sinfonietta, Loré Lixenberg, Sarah Nicolls, Oren Marshall, Garry Walker, Sound Intermedia Purchase the album here: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/next-wave

John Tavener: Akhmatova Requiem

John Tavener: Akhmatova Requiem Extract from track 16: Akhmatova Requiem: XV http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/akhmatova-requiem Release date: 29 September 2014

Gerald Barry: The Importance of Being Earnest

Gerald Barry: The Importance of Being Earnest Extract from Act II: Jack: ‘And this is what you call Bunburying!?’ http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/importance-being-earnest Release date: 22 September 2014

Helen Grime: Night Songs

Helen Grime: Night Songs Extract from track 1: Virga NMC D199 - Debut Discs series http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/night-songs Available 22 September 2014

Judith Weir: The Vanishing Bridegroom

Judith Weir The Vanishing Bridegroom Extract from Track 1 - The Inheritance: The Deathbed NMC D196 Out 21 July 2014 http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/vanishing-bridegroom

Ben Foskett - Dinosaur

Ben Foskett - Dinosaur Cinq Chansons à Hurle-Vent - Track 1: Emily NMC D195 http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/dinosaur Release Date 23 June 2014

Larry Goves - Just stuff people do

Larry Goves Things that are blue, things that are white and things that are black. - Extract from tack 1: Things that are blue... http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/just-stuff-people-do

Harrison Birtwistle: Gawain

Harrison Birtwistle Gawain - Extract from track 16: Act 1, Gawain Decapitates Green Knight NMCD200 http://nmcrec.co.uk/recording/gawain Artists: Marie Angel, soprano, Morgan le Fay Anne Howells mezzo, soprano, Lady de Hautdesert Francois Le Roux, baritone, Gawain John Tomlinson, bass baritone, The Green Knight / Bertilak de Hautdesert Penelope Walmsley-Clark, soprano, Guinevere Richard Greager, tenor, Arthur Omar Ebrahim, baritone, The Fool Alan Ewing, bass, Agravain John Marsden, tenor, Ywain Kevin Smith, countertenor, Bishop Baldwin The Royal Opera Chorus Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Elgar Howarth Out 19 May, 2014 on NMC Recordings: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk

John Casken - Orion over Farne

John Casken Violin Concerto - Extract from track 1: Appassionato NMCD189 http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/orion-over-farne Artists:Sophia Jaffe Halle Orchestra / Markus Stenz Out 21 April, 2014 on NMC Recordings: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk

Richard Causton - Millennium Scenes

Richard Causton Millennium Scenes - Extract from track 3: Dance NMCD192 http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/millennium-scenes Artists: Halle / Nicholas Collon Birmingham Contemporary Music Group / Ryan Wigglesworth, Gerry Cornelius Out 3 March, 2014 on NMC Recordings: http://www.nmcrec.co.uk

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