JAM is a creative, dynamic, forward-thinking arts organisation, with new music at its core. It regularly collaborates with some of the most important composers, performers and other like-minded organisations.
Music of Our Time – 23rd March, St. Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, 7.45pm
JAM’s annual Music of Our Time concert is a treat for contemporary music lovers. This year its highlights include the 10th anniversary performance of Adam Gorb’s Thoughts Scribbled on a Blank Wall – commissioned by JAM for 2007, the London Premiere of O Great Beyond by Thomas LaVoy – commissioned by JAM in 2016, a birthday celebration for Paul Patterson and 6 new works submitted to JAM in its recent Call for Music. For full details of this amazing concert, featuring The Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge, Onyx Brass, Simon Hogan (organ), Dingle Yandell (bass) and Michael Bawtree (conductor) and tickets, please CLICK HERE.
PRS for Music Foundation supports 2017 JAM commission
JAM is delighted by the news of funding support from PRS for Music Foundation towards its 2017 commission in commemoration of the centenary of WW1 Battle of Vimy Ridge. The new work is a collaboration between librettist Grahame Davies, British composer Tom Harrold and Canadian composer Stuart Beatch. The world premiere of this piece by BBC Singers will headline the JAM on the Marsh festival in July. Full JAM on the Marsh programming will be released soon!
JAM on the Marsh
In 2016, JAM was involved with 27 events around the UK, with 24 being part of JAM on the Marsh, JAM’s 10-day multi-arts festival on Kent’s Romney Marsh. The 2017 festival will run from 6th – 16th July. Highlights include: BBC Singers, London Mozart Players, 5 exhibitions, 2 Shakespeare plays, Sounds Baroque, the Dave Rees-Williams Trio and much more… Full programming will be released soon.
Since 2000 we have commissioned, enabled and performed over eighty new pieces of music. Composers commissioned by JAM include: Judith Bingham, Rory Boyle, Phillip Cashian, Jonathan Dove, Adam Gorb, Gabriel Jackson, Timothy Jackson, Hannah Kendall, Thomas LaVoy, Matthew Martin, Steve Martland, John McCabe, Paul Mealor, Thea Musgrave, Tarik O’Regan, Paul Patterson, Richard Peat, Julian Phillips, Giles Swayne and many more.
“There are few organisations with such a specific commitment to encouraging and performing new music…” Classical Music Magazine
“… this sublime music…“ ***** The Herald
“… an enlightening concert…“ **** The Scotsman
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