States of Play is a weekend of immersion in sound organized by BEAST on October 15 to 17, 2010 at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Centre (Birmingham, UK). The 5 concerts feature classic works from the French tradition (music by François Bayle, Bernard Parmegiani, and Les corps éblouis by Christian Calon) and recent music from Birmingham and around the world: 22 works by 22 composers including Jonty Harrison, Annie Mahtani, John Young, Shelly Knotts, Francis Dhomont, Hans Tutschku…
On May 14, 2009, François Bayle, Luis Naón, Sebastian Rivas, Christian Zanési, and Ensemble Diagonal will present a concert with acousmatics and mixed music as part of the Extension festival in Paris (France).
There will be a meeting-debate on the frontiers between electroacoustics and electronics with François Bayle, Philippe Hurel, Sébastien Roux, Sebastian Rivas, Sébastien Béranger, and Samuel Sighicelli at the Centre de la documentation de la musique contemporaine in Paris (France) on May 7, 2009 as part of the Extension festival.
The Sound Junction 2009 event will take place on June 5-6, 2009 at the University of Sheffield (UK) with special guest: François Bayle, who will give a concert on June 5. Also scheduled, a premiere by Robert Dow and works by Hans Tutschku, Adrian Moore, Erdem Helvacıoğlu, Christian Zanési, and Peter Batchelor.
The 5th edition of the Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC ’08) will take place from July 31 to August 3, 2008 in Berlin (Germany). Starting July 23 concerts will be presented as part of the Inventionen 2008 festival. The joined programme is absolutely outstanding: many artists will be there, such as Martin Bédard, François Bayle, Ivo Malec, Bernard Parmegiani, Jean-Claude Risset, Denis Smalley, Horacio Vaggione, Annette Vande Gorne… Not to be missed:
- July 26: concert by Gilles Gobeil (Trilogie d’ondes) with Suzanne Binet-Audet playing ondes Martenot;
- July 27: concert “60 Jahre Musique Concrète & 50 Jahre GRM”;
- July 31: SMC ’08 opening concert with Gilles Gobeil (premiere of Castalie), Ludger Brümmer, Hans Tutschku et Åke Parmerud.
The 2008 Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference (EMS08) “Musique concrète — 60 years later” will take place on June 3-7, 2008 in Paris (France). Amongst the guest speakers:
- June 3: François Bayle at 6 pm
- June 6: Laurie Radford at 12 pm; Mathew Adkins at 2:30 pm
- June 7: Natasha Barrett at 9 am; Francis Dhomont at 3:30 pm; Robert Normandeau and Theodore Lotis at 4:30 pm
Three concerts are also organized on June 6, 7, and 8 at the Salle Olivier Messiaen of the Maison de Radio France.