October - November 2022

Something has to change. 

Unquiet is a new music series for the brave and the curious. 

Featuring new commissions from Carmen Villain (World Premiere) and AFRODEUTSCHE and performing the music by Bryce Dessner, Hildur Gudnadottir, Philip Glass, and Mica Levi 

These shows will feature live performances from Carmen Villain with the Manchester Camerata Ensemble and Robert Ames and Ben Corrigan present CARBS. 

Commissioned by Manchester Camerata and NEWFORM and curated by Robert Ames, with thanks to Composer Magazine and co-Commissioners Norwich Arts Centre.


  • Leeds Howard Room Saturday 29 October
  • Norwich Art Centre Friday 4 November
  • Birmingham Symphony Hall – Blackwell Space Sunday 6 November
  • Bristol St George’s Tuesday 8 November


Leeds – 29 October >

Norwich – 4 November >

Birmingham – 6 November >

Bristol – 8 November >


  • Robert Ames and Ben Corrigan Presents Carbs
  • Carmen Villain (Live Set)
  • Carmen Villain New Work
  • Afrodeutsche He Sings Over Me
  • Bryce Dessner Aheym
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir Ascent
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir Baer
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir Opaque
  • Philip Glass Echorus
  • Mica Levi Thoughts are born

Performed by

  • Manchester Camerata
  • Carmen Villian
  • Robert Ames and Ben Corrigan as Carbs
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