16 – 20 JAN 2019

Bringing together an unrivalled concentration of global creativity, SoundState celebrated the artists who are defining what it means to make new music in the 21st century.

Our three featured artists – Claire Chase, Du Yun and Rebecca Saunders – led an international line-up from Iran, Turkey, Pakistan, Slovenia, Sweden, Germany and beyond, across five nights of cross-boundary sounds and cutting-edge music. Other groundbreaking artists included Ensemble Modern, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and Aurora Orchestra.

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Listen to pieces from the 22-year project, and discover more about Chase’s commissions
Listen to the composer’s work, and discover more about its creation
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Listen to pieces from the 22-year project, and discover more about Chase’s commissions
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Listen to the composer’s work, and discover more about its creation