The UK’s first ever New Music Biennial brings you 20 eclectic, fresh and brand new pieces created by composers with film makers, choreographers, dancers, storytellers, visual artists; each one lasting around 14 minutes.

Musically the range is wide open, running from traditional music to multicultural adventures, experimental and arthouse installation, community choirs and skateboards.

All performances are free, so come, sample, take a risk, discover a whole new world of music…

If you would like to get a flavour of what is on offer click through below to the event pages or visit – and like


Main Auditorium Strathclyde Suite City of Music Studio Outside and in the foyer
12:00-12:15(also at 16:15-16:30, 17:30-17:45, 18:15-18:30) Gift by Jez Colbourne (performed twice over the day)
12:30-13:15 Three Fables (Tales From the Commonwealth) by Stephen Montague
13:00-13:45 Panning For Gold by Alistair Anderson
13:30-14:15 On a Piece of Tapestry by Gwilym Simcock
13:45-14:15 Grind by Samuel Bordoli
14:30-15:15(also performed 13:15-13:30 outside the venue) Bronze and Iron by David Sawer (performed twice during the day)
14:45-15:30 Pulse by Dobrinka Tabakova
15:45-16:30 Urban Birds by Arlene Sierra
16:45-17:15 20 Pianos by Matthew Herbert
17:00-17:45 A Child Like You by Andy Scott
18:00-18:45 Are You Worried About the Rising Cost of Funerals by Errollyn Wallen 
19:15-20:00 The Dynamics of Perception by Akwasi Mensah
20:00-20:45 New World Drovers by Matheu Watson & Luke Daniels
21:00-21:45 You Run on Tracks Not Roads by Niraj Chag
21:30-22:15 Aiseag by Mary Ann Kennedy
22:00-22:45 Sound Carvings, Strange Tryst by Piers Hellawell with Bourne Davis Kane