BEAST present the six-concert week-end series Vanishing Point on May 24-26, 2013 at the CBSO Centre in Birmingham (England, UK). 25 works are on the programme, including those by Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, Constantinos Kontos, Andrew Lewis (the 20th anniversary of Scherzo), Louise Rossiter, and Erik Nyström. The guest performers are Nuno Aroso, Heather Roche, and Beth Higham-Edwards.
The first prize of the 6th acousmatic composition competition Métamorphoses 2010 was awarded to Graeme Truslove for his work Portals. The Public Prize went to Erik Nyström for his work Elemental Chemistry. The first prize of the spatialisation competition Espace du son 2010 was awarded ex-aequo to Julien Guillamat, and Sebastian Peter and the second prize went to Sam Salem.
The winning works of the 11th Música Viva Electroacoustic Composition Competition are Auto Harp by Enda Bates, Urban Adagio by Georges Forget, and Public Bodies by Sam Salem. Mentions were awarded to A glass is not a glass by Adam Basanta, El sonido eléctrico cotidiano, inmerso en el ambiente mismo by la sala by concierto by Federico Barabino, and Elemental Chemistry by Erik Nyström.