Date 8/30/2018

200 years since his birth, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Karl Marx Exhibitions Organisation present a series of concerts, soundart installations and events commemorating the life and work of Karl Marx in Trier in Germany and Birmingham and London in the UK.

Sergej Newski, a featured composer on the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group’s program, on the resistance of the new music scene in Russia.

When musicians are forced to market themselves, is it “entrepreneurship” or just another way they’re being taken advantage of? Emily Doolitte on an unhealthy obsession.

An interview with the musicologist William Robin on the economics of a “scene without a name.”

In 2016, right-wing Brazilian politicians began impeachment proceedings against the sitting president Dilma Rousseff. We interviewed the classical musicians who were not afraid to protest.