Extraordinary Music from Downtown New York and Birmingham
Icebreaker is collaborating with soundscape artist and composer J Peter Schwalm and video artist Sophie Clements to reimagine the cultural and musical legacy of Kraftwerk, for the Science Museum, then touring.
The Voice and the Lens is a festival and exhibition exploring the treasures of the human voice, conjured up for our eyes through film and performance.
Dead Symphony was commissioned by Apartment House as part of Sound and Music’s Embedded scheme. The first performance took place on Saturday, 6 July 2013, at Turner Contemporary in Margate. Dead Symphony is a unique artistic work, which fuses social documentary, art, biological science and music. Sound is understood to be the last sense present […]
Third Ear is run by Julia Haferkorn and Ed Mckeon, two music professionals with extensive experience, expertise and networks across the new music scene. We produce music and mixed media events and tours of the highest quality and provide guidance and support to other music professionals on a consultancy basis. We bring together new music […]
Third Ear programmed and produced a Festival of Stockhausen’s work on behalf of the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Conservatoire as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, and linked to Birmingham Opera Company’s world premiere staging of Mittwoch aus Licht. Documented by the Institute for Musical Research (links to follow), the programme featured performances, […]
This new project combines two virtuosic Trios with asymmetrical takes on new music: Noszferatu is one of the most versatile British new music groups, comprising award-winning composer-musicians who work across new composition, jazz, rock, theatre, tango and improvisation; Alexander von Schlippenbach’s Trio with Evan Parker and Paul Lovens brings together three of the godfathers of […]
Third Ear provides extensive experience, expertise and networks across the new music scene. The Partners comprise Julia Haferkorn and Ed McKeon. We produce music and mixed media events and tours of the highest quality and provide guidance and support to other music professionals on a consultancy basis. We bring together new music professionals in the UK, Europe […]
Matthew Herbert’s 20 Pianos has been selected for performance as part of the New Music Biennial. The work will be featured at two weekend showcases hosted by London’s Southbank Centre (4-6 July 2014) and Glasgow UNESCO City of Music (2-3 Aug 2014) as well as in other performances throughout the UK in May and June […]