Here’s some background to NMoaS.
The main event this month for cheap new music bunnies is the fuseleeds Festival in Leeds. Many more details about this event, which runs from 25 April to 2 May are available here; performers include Icebreaker, Phil Minton, Mary Dullea, David Gedge, Exaudi, Labyrinth and more. Many events are free or very cheap: see the full programme for more details.
Other than that, there’s still plenty else going on – read on …
New Noise, Artrix, Bromsgrove, 8pm [details]
Birtwistle: Pulse Sampler; John Lely: Desk Bells; Skempton: Random Girl; Adrian Lee: Peace for Vayu; Simon Holt: Sphinx; David Lang: The Anvil Chorus; Cage: Ryoanji; Holt: Banshee
Philharmonia Orchestra: Music of Today, Festival Hall, 6pm [details]
Hans Abrahamsen: Schnee – Part I; Märchenbilder
The Mercury Quartet, Michael Oliva (electronics), Rosie Coad (soprano), Carla Ress (alto flute), Royal College of Music, 7.30pm [details- sorry, the RCM don’t give unique URLs for individual events]
Tristram Cary: I am here; Xenakis: Orient–Occident; Stockhausen: Solo; Murail: Allégories
Free (tickets required)
Sarah Watts, Heather Roche (bass clarinets), The Space, London, 7:30pm [details]
To include works by Elspeth Brooke, Stuart Russell, George Nicholson, Mark Hewitt, Stefan Heuke, Burkhardt Soll and Liza Lim.
Tickets are £6–7 (£5 concs.) so slightly outside the NMoaS rules, but this looks like a great concert so worth making an exception for.