The Wire


Watch an excerpt from Documentary Concert #1, a film following a day in the life of the Danish composer.

Documentary Concert #1 was conceived by Anna Berit Asp Christensen and Michael Madsen, the music was performed by the SCENATET ensemble, with the footage shot and edited by Michael Madsen.

Bent Sørensen is the subject of an article by Julian Cowley in The Wire 333. Sørensen will be presenting his compositions and an installation at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (18–27 November, supported by The Wire).

Faster Than Sound: Christian Marclay & Roly Porter performance primers

Two Faster Than Sound events take place at Snape Maltings in Suffolk this month, featuring The Wire 332 cover artist Christian Marclay with Steve Beresford, John Butcher, Mark Sanders, Alan Tomlinson and Suffolk Phoenix Brass on 1 October (4pm, £12), followed by Roly Porter (of Vex'd), Cynthia Millar and Rod Maclachlan on 29 October (6:30pm, £10).

Dancity Extras

Two days of music, supported by The Wire, in the ancient town of Foligno in the Umbrian hills, 1–2 July.

John Surman video

Watch an excerpt from John Surman: Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop, April '69.