End Of Year Lists

A brief line of thanks for the inclusion of my work, or work I am associated with, in the year end lists. * Thanks to A Closer Listen…

Music | Text | Flowers : Forgetfulness

In his essay – How To Resist A State Of Forgetfulness – John Berger speculates on the activity of drawing as a form of representative text for a…

Under The Moon: Composing for Daubigny

The National Galleries of Scotland have published a brief blog article by me revealing some of the elements contributing towards the development of A Moon That Lights Itself….

London 1666 recordings

London 1666, Artichoke’s flagship event commemorating the 350th anniversary of the great fire of London, was live streamed on Sunday 8th September, with a BBC4 broadcast the following…

London 1666 – Watch It Burn

After shows in Berlin and Münster I had anticipated that the summer would be given over to preparing for the performance of A Moon That Lights Itself at…

A Moon That Lights Itself – sound clips

Three excerpts from A Moon That Lights Itself have been published on my Soundcloud page. The full work will be performed in the Royal Scottish Academy, Princes Street,…

London Show. ICR:35. Begg | Coleclough | Liles | Potter

Michael Begg, Jonathan Coleclough, Andrew Liles and Colin Potter will perform in London, at Cafe Oto, on September 30th 2016. The event, ICR:35, is our way of acknowledging…

Cities and Memory : Paris

Some time ago I made a small contribution to the Cities And Memory project. I offered field recordings and mixes from a summer in Paris. The recordings are…

A Moon That Lights Itself

A Moon That Lights Itself A newly commissioned work for electronics, strings and moonlight, by Michael Begg In association with the major summer exhibition “Inspiring Impressionism” Scottish National…

Fovea Hex to perform at TUSK Festival

Fovea Hex will be performing at the TUSK Festival in Gateshead, UK, in October. For this outing the ensemble will comprise Clodagh Simonds, Laura Sheeran, Michael Begg and…