Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra’s Tectonics festival returns to Glasgow's City Halls on the 5th & 6th May 2018!

Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow

About Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra’s Tectonics festival returns to Glasgow this May, with a line-up that confirms its reputation as one of the world’s most adventurous ensembles.

Tectonics Glasgow will bring together once again a wide range of artists from various musical disciplines to City Halls for a weekend where anything can – and probably will – happen.

Saturday 5th May:

Nathalie Forget / Joe Posset
4pm
Ondist Nathalie Forget opens the festival with a performance of Outremer, and Joe Posset continues his explorations into multiple tape players.

Chamber Concert 1
5pm
Anton Lukoszevieze performs the World Premiere of Solipse, a new work for cello and tape.

The Sound Sessions 2
5.30pm
Drop by for performances from our Recital Room artists.

Tetsuya Umeda
5.45pm
Japanese sound-artist Tetsuya Umeda transforms the Old Fruitmarket.

Meet the Artists 1
6.30pm
Your chance to meet and hear about some of the artists involved in Day 1 of Tectonics.

Workshop: The Ondes Martenot
6.30pm
Nathalie Forget demonstrates the ondes Martenot.

The Burnt Room: Performance 1
6.30pm
The Burnt Room is a dance piece made for a room with the audience around the stage area, physically marking its borders.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
7.30pm
The BBC SSO takes to the stage for two World Premieres conducted by Ilan Volkov.

The Sound Sessions 3
8pm
Drop by for performances from our Recital Room artists.

Miya Masaoka: The Movement of Things
8.20pm
Miya Masaoka presents a new work for orchestra and choir.

Dror Feiler and the BBC SSO
9pm
A new work by self-styled music trasher, saxophone screamer and a political activist Dror Feiler.

Syzygys
9.45pm
An unmissable chance to see Syzygys outside of Japan.

The Burnt Room: Performance 2
10.30pm
The Burnt Room is a dance piece made for a room with the audience around the stage area, physically marking its borders.

Sunday 6th May:

Tetsuya Umeda
2.30pm
Expect appearances from Tetsuya Umeda across the building on Sunday as he brings parts of City Halls’ spaces to life through his singular vision.

Tony Bevan & Miya Masaoka / Tina Krekels with Adam Campbell
3pm
Tony Bevan and Miya Masaoka followed by Tina Krekels with Adam Campbell: Pardon, I have tentacles.

Pascale Criton: Recent Works
4pm
A showcase of works by French musicologist and composer Pascale Criton.

The Sound Sessions 5
5pm
Drop by for performances from our Recital Room artists.

Lasse Marhaug
5.30pm
Lasse Marhaug presents a new work for electronics and field recordings.

The Burnt Room: Performance 3
6.15pm
The Burnt Room is a dance piece made for a room with the audience around the stage area, physically marking its borders.

Workshop: The Dictaphone
6.30pm
Join Joe Posset for a Dictaphone workshop.

Meet the Artists 2
6.30pm
Your chance to meet and hear about some of the artists involved in Day 2 of Tectonics.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 2
7.30pm
The BBC SSO's final concert of the weekend.

The Sound Sessions 6
8pm
Drop by in the interval of the BBC SSO concert for performances from our Recital Room artists.

Acrid Lactations / Mats Gustafsson: Plugs
9pm
Duo Acrid Lactations and saxophonist Mats Gustafsson perform in our penultimate event.

The Burnt Room: Performance 4
9.30pm
The Burnt Room is a dance piece made for a room with the audience around the stage area, physically marking its borders.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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