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BBC Radio 3’s New Music Show returns to the North East on Tuesday 20th December, with an event showcasing a range of musical acts at Sunderland’s Fire Station. The free to attend performance will include the sounds of Ligeti Quartet and Distractfold Ensemble.

With a series of residencies up and down the country, Ligeti Quartet have established themselves firmly as an innovative and groundbreaking group who explore jazz and orchestral sounds, honing their fascination with new music, they take elements of the classic genres and weave their audio delights into new and wondrous shapes.

Distractfold Ensemble meanwhile are a group of seven performers, composers and curators who love to create and share music in a range of genres, from electro acoustic to experimental jazz. Despite their diverse musical output, as a collective they share a unique musical voice.

If you happen to miss the performances of these unique and varied artists live, the show will be recorded and broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s New Music Show on Saturday 7th January.

BBC Radio 3’s New Music Show featuring Ligeti Quartet and Distractfold Ensemble takes place at The Fire Station, Sunderland on Tuesday 20th December.


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