Welcome to the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music Archive


Concerts and symposium with the theme of The Body’s Music, exploring the body’s relations to musical instruments, its connection and dis-connections with technological devices.

Concerts curated by composers in the School of Music and Sonic Arts
Featuring Frances Lynch, Felipe Otondo, Chris Mercer, Xinh-Xo Nguyen, School Alumni...

sounding/the/net COMeDia Showcase, The Hub, Evan Parker, Carin Levine

Ulster Orchestra, Trio Scorditura, POW Ensemble


Miguel Azguime, The Smith Quartet, Ensemble Recherche, Akihiro Kubota LapTop Jazz Quartet , Mark Applebaum, George Lewis and Barry Guy...
Symposium Two Thousand + 7

Fred Frith, Anthony Braxton, Chris Cutler, FURT, Stefan Östersjö, Carlos Zingaro, Telectu, sCrAmBlEd?HaCkZ, Sensors Sonics Sights, Christian Calon, Gareth Davis, Spectral Voices...
Symposium Two Thousand + 6

Luc Ferrari, Franz Zappa, Ensemble Proxima Centauri, Ed Osborn, Renzo Spiteri, Frances Lynch, UNFAIR, John Kenny, Maki Namekawa...

Opening of the Sonic Arts Research Centre: Karlheinz Stockhausen, Cort Lippe, Natasha Barrett, Pedro Carneiro, Denis Smalley, Simon Emmerson, Jonty Harrison...

Music from Australasia: Dan Poynton, Kazimierz Dawidek, Alan Banks, Gordon Kerry, Neil Foster, Lontano, Ulster Orchestra

Rolf Hind, Quarks Ensemble, Singcircle, Trio Medieval, Steve Halfyard, Colin Currie

Sonic Arts Network Conference, Robert Normandeau, BT Scottish Ensemble, Wired Ensemble, Crash Ensemble, Jonathan Impett, phylosophiae naturalis, Andrew Zolinsky, Darragh Morgan, Pedro Carneiro, Icebreaker, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Eleanor Dawson and Jane Chapman, Paul Dunmall, Alistar McDonald and Jo Hyde

Poeme Symphonique, Joanna Macgregor, Kokomo Manifesto, Darragh Morgan and Dominic Saunders, Brian Irvine Ensemble

London Sinfonietta, Johnathan Harvey (60th Birthday celebrations), Jonny Axelsson, National Chamber Choir of Ireland, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Brian Irvine Ensemble, Kevin Volans, Jonty Harrison, Fergus Johnston, Ensemble Bash, Alison Wells and Martyn Parry