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Colin Currie Group premieres Mark-Anthony Turnage’s ‘New England Etudes’

On 28 March, the Colin Currie Group returns to the Southbank Centre to perform the UK premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage New England Etudes, co-commissioned by Colin Currie. This programme will also feature Steve Reich Music for Pieces of Wood and Julia Wolfe Dark Full Ride. Incorporating a variety of traditional instruments throughout its six movements,… Read more »

Colin Currie Group performs at Festival Présences

Last month, The Colin Currie Group performed at the renowned Festival Présences at Radio France, Paris. This year’s edition of the festival celebrated the music of Steve Reich, with whom the Group have a long-standing relationship. The Group performed Steve Reich Drumming, a work which they recorded on Colin Currie Records to critical acclaim in… Read more »

Colin Currie Group perform the music of Steve Reich in Japan

This Spring, the Colin Currie Group returns to Japan, performing concerts at Tokyo Opera City and the Nagakute Cultural Center. In continuation of the group’s long standing relationship with Tokyo Opera City, who also co-commissioned Traveler’s Prayer, these concerts are held in the prestigious Takemitsu Memorial Hall on the 21st and 22nd April. Along with… Read more »

Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians release

On 21st April, the Colin Currie Group will release their album Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians. Following the success of Colin’s previous Steve Reich albums, (Steve Reich: Drumming in 2018 and Colin Currie & Steve Reich Live at Fondation Louis Vuitton in 2019), this album, recorded with Synergy Vocals at Abbey Road Studios, is… Read more »

Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians Album

On 16th November, the Colin Currie Group will come together at Abbey Road Studios in London to record Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians, one of the composer’s most steadfast and redefining works. This album is to be the sixth release on Colin Currie Records and the third in a series of Steve Reich recordings…. Read more »

Colin Currie Group – US Concerts: A Steve Reich Celebration

After their very well-received performance of Xenakis at the Southbank centre last month, which was praised by Bachtrack as “an experience of overwhelming proportions that will leave an indelible mark of pure joy on the sizeable crowd which sat enraptured in the Queen Elizabeth Hall”, the Colin Currie Group embark on a series of concerts… Read more »


The Colin Currie Group enticed Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank centre earlier this month with their performance of works by Xenakis alongside the JACK Quartet, which was met with praise by the press. The musicians garnered several fine reviews from various sources including Bachtrack, who claimed: “The evening concert was a blast, an experience… Read more »

Colin Currie Group & JACK Quartet Perform Xenakis

Colin returns to London’s Southbank Centre where he continues his long-standing programme of events as Artist-in-Association. In a major development for his ensemble, the Colin Currie Group will present an evening of music by Iannis Xenakis to celebrate the composer’s centenary of birth. In artistic partnership with Xenakis specialists the JACK Quartet, the concert will… Read more »

Colin Currie Group: Kings Place

After a very memorable performance of Steve Reich’s ‘Drumming’ in Bath Abbey at the Bath Music Festival last month, the Colin Currie Group continues its performances throughout the UK with a return to Kings Place in London on 4th June. The concert consists of a programme of classics, including ‘Clapping Music’, ‘Piano Phase’, and ‘Six… Read more »

Drumming at the Bath Festival – CCG & Synergy Vocals

The Colin Currie Group continues its return to live music in the UK with a performance of Steve Reich’s ‘Drumming’ in the acoustical splendor of the Bath Abbey at the Bath Music Festival. No ensemble is currently more closely associated with this work and this concert on May the 20th is a fabulous chance for… Read more »