Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts

Events archive

Music Degrees Show 2017 at the ACCA

Thursday 1 June from 19:30 until 21:30
Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts
Department of Music
BA, MA and PhD students perform their music and sound works live

Performances, compositions, screenings and new electroacoustic music by Music students at the University of Sussex.


Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts - practice based research meeting

Thursday 11 May from 14:00 until 17:00
Jane Attenborough Studio, Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts
Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts

Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts Meeting 11 May 2017 at 2pm in the Jane Attenborough Studio, ACCA.


Translating from the Margins

Monday 24 April from 17:00 until 18:30
Language Learning Centre, Arts A
SCLS Language and Culture Seminar Series
Deborah Smith (translator of The Vegetarian; editor and publisher, Tilted Axis Press)

The translator of Korean novel 'The Vegetarian' (Booker International Prize winner 2016) discusses her route into translation, and its UK renaissance.


Singing with iPads in the Brighton Science Festival

Saturday 18 February from 14:00 until 16:00
Friends Meeting House, Brighton
Networking Technology and the Experience of Ensemble Music Making
Brighton Early Music Festival Community Choir

A Brighton Science Festival event with Brighton Early Music Festival, NETEM and Centre for Creative and Performing Arts


Soviet Culture in the "Thaw" period

Friday 3 February from 17:00 until 18:30
Language Learning Centre, Arts A
Russian and East European Studies seminar series
Dr Emily Lygo (University of Exeter) and Dr Cameron Pyke (Dulwich College / Goldsmiths)

Soviet music and literature in the "Thaw" period - how it operated and how the West responded to it.


Stockhausen Festival

Monday 30 January from 18:45 until 21:00
Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts

A new festival of experimental music profiling Stockhausen’s work and influences including ‘Mantra’ for two pianos and live electronics, live on stage


Young people's participation in the creative arts: Psychological insights

Friday 16 December from 18:00 until 21:30
Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts
Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts

Creative arts organisations working with researchers from the interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts.


Composers and Orchestras

Wednesday 16 November from 13:00 until 16:00
David Osmond-Smith Recital Room, Falmer House 120, University of Sussex
Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts and Department of Music
Ed Hughes, Evelyn Ficarra, Gerard McBurney, Barrie Gavin

A symposium to explore the varied cultures of classical orchestras and their relationships with living composers


Designing Interfaces for Creativity Symposium

Thursday 3 November from 9:00 until 23:45
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
Andrey Smirnov, Michael Doser, and another speaker TBC

The Designing Interfaces for Creativity (DesInC) Symposium will be held at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK, on November 3rd and 4th 2016.


Jonathan Powell, solo piano

Thursday 20 October from 13:00 until 14:00
Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts
Department of Music Concerts and Masterclasses series

Virtuoso pianist Jonathan Powell performs stunning 20th-century music which pushed the boundaries of performer and instrument.


The Science of Music: The Music of Nature

Saturday 15 October from 11:00 until 17:00
Friends Meeting House, Brighton
Brighton Early Music Festival - education event and festival preview

A public event introducing themes and ideas in the Brighton Early Music Festival including University of Sussex speakers Flora Dennis and Ed Hughes


Ensemble Lux Musicae

Thursday 13 October from 13:00 until 14:00
Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts
Department of Music Concerts & Masterclasses series

In collaboration with the Brighton Early Music Festival, a chance to hear young artists perform an exquisite programme of early music.


Brighton: Symphony of a City

Friday 7 October from 19:30 until 20:30
Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts

A new work by film-maker Lizzie Thynne and composer Ed Hughes. Originally commissioned by the Brighton Festival 2016 for its 50th anniversary.


Research in creative and performing arts - what does it mean to an interdisciplinary arts festival?

Monday 20 June from 16:00 until 18:00
Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts, Tower 3
Centre for Reseach in Creative and Performing Arts
Sick! Festival with Laura McDermott, Creative Director, Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts

Research in creative and performing arts - what does it mean to an interdisciplinary arts festival? Case study - the SICK! Festival


Alice in Wonderland film with live music by the New Music Players

Thursday 24 September from 19:00 until 20:15
The Meeting House
University of Sussex Music Department Concerts
The New Music Players conducted by Ed Hughes

New Music Players mark 150 years since the publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland with new music for very early silent film.


University of Sussex Symphony Orchestra play Shostakovich and a world premiere at St Barts

Thursday 16 April from 19:30 until 21:30
St Bartholomews Church, Brighton

University of Sussex Symphony Orchestra at St Bartholomews Church, Brighton. The guest leader is Christina Woods.