City Summer Sounds 2015
Three weeks of music featuring City's wealth of talented performers and composers alongside guest artists and friends of the Department of Music at City University London.
Launching the 2015 festival was “Sounds of the Bosphorous Today”, a concert presented in conjunction with the Middle East and Central Asia Music Forum. Week One also featured performances from Kate Ryder, City’s ensemble-in-residence Plus-Minus, The University of Huddersfield’s edges ensemble and the City University Chamber Choir.
Included a concert of student recitals and a performance from the City University Experimental Ensemble. World-renowned performer and City lecturer Ian Pace closed the week with an adventurous programme that explored music as a quasi-spatial art form.
Week 3 Featured a performance by Plus-Minus and a concert of new electronic music by City students. EXAUDI, one of Britain’s leading contemporary music ensembles, also presented a programme of vocal works by City student composers. The City University Chamber Orchestra closed the festival with a programme of works by Bartók, Haydn and Mozart.