Sonica is a programme of events dedicated to world-class sonic arts, presenting emerging British talent alongside exceptional international artists in collaboration with renowned co-producers and venues.
Sonica 2012 was festival-like in its scale and ambitions, however, this new brand may just as readily be represented by a single work popping up in bespoke locations around the world.
Sonica has a strong emphasis on working with emerging artists to facilitate the creation of new original sonic work and the dissemination of that work internationally – such as Claudia Molitor’s miniature anti-opera Remember Me which toured to major festivals throughout 2012 and will continue in 2013 and beyond.
Sonica also allows the opportunity for encore performances of some of the most successful works of the recent past, such as the astonishing Sandglasses by Juste Janulyte and the award-winning Extended Play by Janek Schaefer, originally commissioned in 2007 by hcmf//. Produced by Cryptic, Sonica is curated by Cathie Boyd, Patrick Dickie and Graham McKenzie. We are currently touring in the UK and internationally – for full details of events please visit our Sonica on Tour page.
“If you want to experience the thrilling interface where music, visual art, theatre and digital technology meet, hasten to Glasgow where the sparky new Sonica festival has taken over the city” The Times
“Bonkers but brilliant” Grazia