Category Archives: music

Decoding the secrets of life at the 2018 Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival

Some of the most complex secrets of life as we know it will be transformed into a dazzling display of sights and sounds at the 2018 Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival.

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Composer creates new work to celebrate 60th anniversary of Lennon and McCartney’s first meeting

There are few relationships in music as successful as that of Paul McCartney and John Lennon. To mark the 60th anniversary of their first meeting, Dr Alexis Kirke, a composer at the University of Plymouth, has used a computer algorithm to chart the emotional development of their friendship through their lyrics.

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Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2017 explores the reinvention of the human voice

The 12th edition of the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival – taking place at Plymouth University from 24-26 February 2017 – will explore the reinvention of the human voice.

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Bristol live music census reveals £123 Million economic contribution and planning threat to music venues

Buckinghamshire New University and UK Music, through the Music Academic Partnership has published new research that reveals the vast economic, cultural and social impact of live music to the city of Bristol in 2015.

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Stars emerge: Plymouth Symphony Orchestra with Michael Petrov at Plymouth Guildhall

Most orchestral programmes include a concerto, which not only gives the players an opportunity to perform alongside some of the top names, but also can make programmes considerably more attractive in helping to fill a venue.

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Expanding the horizons of musical imagination at Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2016

Music representing the energy of dark matter and performances using brain-computer interfaces and biocomputers will be among the highlights of Frontiers, the 11th edition of the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival.

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