Influenced by the chants and unity of crowds at football matches, Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Lang was commissioned by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group to produce a piece of work for a 1,000 people to perform.

Premiering at Millennium Point in 2014 (before moving onto performances in London and New York) Crowd Out brought together choirs, individuals, amateurs and professionals to perform to an audience across all levels of the venue.

The Millennium Point performance went onto be a nominated for the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award.