Cheltenham Festival with Ligeti Quartet Premiere

Michael is Director of the Cheltenham Festival Composer Academy for a third successive year. 12 composers are selected to take part, with a packed series of events and workshops, culminating in two showcase concerts. Vocal group Juice works with Michael, while fellow University of Birmingham composer Scott Wilson works this year with composers specialising in music for instrumentalists and electronics.

The festival also sees The Ligeti Quartet premiere Michael’s String Quartet no.2 at 9pm, Wednesday 11 July, Chapel Arts, Cheltenham.