PRiSM News

RNCM PRiSM Autumn 2022

Recent and upcoming events, performances, and conference appearances featuring PRiSM artist-researchers, Autumn 2022.

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The Wernicke’s Area | Collaboration with ANU Productions

Researchers at RNCM PRiSM to explore music, brain seizure, and neurophysiology through live cross-disciplinary performance in Dublin in Autumn 2022.

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RNCM PRiSM Appoints Artist and Producer in Residence

Composer Zakiya Leeming joins the PRiSM team as RNCM PRiSM Artist and Producer in Residence in association with Wellcome Trust project.

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RNCM PRiSM and Nonclassical co-commission: Chihiro Ono

Violinist and sound-artist Chihiro Ono co-commissioned by RNCM PRiSM and Nonclassical to create a new piece exploring Artificial Intelligence and Dynamical Systems.

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RNCM PRiSM and Drake Music Artists in Residence 2022 Appointed

Vocalist Elle Chante and multi-instrumentalist Luke Moore to join composer Megan Steinberg and Distractfold Ensemble to perform at PRiSM Future Music #4, October 2022.

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George Lewis Residency | RNCM Musicians and an Enhanced Voyager

Composer George Lewis is collaborating with RNCM PRiSM and RNCM students on a new work that incorporates new Artificial Intelligence tools.

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Screaming Computer – “A duet with my AI Twin”

PRiSM SampleRNN, PRiSM’s flagship Artificial Intelligence software tool, was featured in Norrisette’s latest EP ‘Human’ that launched on 24 February 2022.

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New Collaboration | Adversarial Timbre Composition

RNCM PRiSM researchers to join Dr Oded Ben-Tal (Kingston University) to develop a new software tool for real-time visualisations of timbral features.

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UNSUPERVISED 2021 Shortlisted for The Digital City Awards 2022

The Machine Learning for Music (ML4M) Working Group recently got shortlisted for the Digital City Awards (Best Use of Technology – Not-for-Profit category) for their debut project UNSUPERVISED 2021.

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PRiSM and Drake Music: Call for Artists in Residence 2022

RNCM PRiSM and Drake Music are looking for 2 performers who identify as Disabled, d/Deaf or neurodivergent to collaborate with composer Megan Steinberg and Distractfold Ensemble.

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Dr Bofan Ma appointed RNCM PRiSM Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Composer-performer and multidisciplinary artist Dr Bofan Ma joined the PRiSM team in December 2021.

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Dynamical Systems and Natural Environments

RNCM PRiSM is partnering with Nonclassical to commission one composer / sound artist to create a new piece inspired by nature, maths, and science.

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Unsupervised, 2021-22

The Machine Learning for Music (ML4M) Working Group prepares for its second series of Unsupervised events in June 2022.

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Podcasts, Broadcasts, Releases – Autumn 2021

PRiSM new podcasts, broadcasts, releases and lectures for Autumn 2021.

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RNCM PRiSM Lucy Hale Doctoral Composer Appointed

Megan Steinberg appointed as RNCM PRiSM Lucy Hale Doctoral Composer in Association with Drake Music.

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Iannis Xenakis Centenary 29 May 2022

The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG) and PRiSM join forces to mark the event of 100 years since the birth of the composer Iannis Xenakis.

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New Collaboration | Melanie Wilson and PRiSM

Melanie Wilson’s new work in partnership with PRiSM and Fuel, as part of Sound and Music’s New Voices Composer programme.

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2021 PRiSM Writers and Scientists in Residence

Meet the new PRiSM Writers and Scientists in Residence.

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World Premiere of new music using PRiSM SampleRNN

Premiere of Ireland: A Dataset incorporating material generated using PRiSM SampleRNN, by Jennifer Walshe.

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The Anvil

A year on from 200th Anniversary of Peterloo, listen to the world premiere recording of The Anvil from Manchester International Festival 2019.

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Future Music #2 (15 June 20)

Featuring interviews, new music and videos exploring AI and Creativity.

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PRiSM launches new Research England-funded Lab Space at RNCM

See who came to help us celebrate the launch of the new PRiSM lab space…

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Marcus du Sautoy becomes Honorary Visiting Professor at RNCM

We are delighted to announce that Professor Marcus du Sautoy, Co-Director of PRiSM, has been elected Honorary Visiting Professor at RNCM.

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PRiSM call for climate change science students

Opportunity for climate science students to work alongside RNCM composers and performers in a research project led by PRiSM.

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PRiSM Composers Transform Health Data into Music

Health data research group Connected Health Cities and RNCM composers transform five key projects into contemporary musical pieces.

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PRiSM awarded prestigious Research England E3 funding

The RNCM has been awarded £914,000 from Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England Fund (E3) to support its ground-breaking interdisciplinary research centre, PRiSM.

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PRiSM team commissioned by Barbican Centre

The PRiSM team has received its first commission for a new work in the Barbican Centre’s 2019-20 season, announced last week.

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Composer Robert Laidlow to research AI-assisted composition

We are delighted that composer Robert Laidlow will be joining the PRiSM team at the RNCM in September as our first doctoral student in association with the BBC Philharmonic.

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PRiSM on BBC Radio 3 Music Matters

Emily Howard and Marcus du Sautoy spoke on BBC Radio 3′ Music Matters about PRiSM and The Music of Proof

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Lord Mayor of Manchester launches new research centre PRiSM at the RNCM

Manchester’s Lord Mayor Eddy Newman opened the new RNCM research centre for Practice & Research in Science & Music (PRiSM) on 4 October.

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