Here at Sound and Music and particularly on the British Music Collection, we feel it is important to capture this moment in our history and to create a space to reflect on COVID-19 and individual responses in a creative way.

New Voices is an annual composer support scheme raising the profile of some of the most talented and exciting new voices in the UK today.



 

New Voices 2018

Introducing a new series of articles mapping the last fifty years of new music in the UK

Composers or sound artists based in or born in the UK are invited to join the British Music Collection. Scroll down to find out more...
Photo: Na'ama Zisser, London-based composer featured in the British Music Collection.

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Introducing...Climate. Sound. Change. 3 x £500 grants for artists working with sound and music to create new works that respond to the climate emergency

Francis Chagrin award-winner Hugh Sheehan breaks down his BBC Arts commissioned piece 'Lost Time' - which explores the time lost and experiences gained by LGBTQ+ people in getting to truly be themselves. 

The Keeling Curve

Following their involvement with 'Interpreting Isolation' - The Keeling Curve wrote about their experience of the series and how their work Mersey Beat came to be.

In the final installment of composer Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identiy in new music, we hear from composer Daniel Kidane.

In the fifth installment of composer Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identiy in new music, we hear from composer Shruthi Rajasekar.

A further 6 projects were selected as creative responses to COVID-19, as part of our 'Interpreting Isolation' grants. Over the next 6 weeks we will be premiering these works - discover them here. 

In the fourth installment of composer Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identiy in new music, we hear from composer Shiva Feshareki.

Daniel Kidane

In collaboration with London Music Masters, we're excited to introduce Daniel Kidane's curation project for the British Music Collection - Daniel Kidane's Composer Club. Read more about the project here.

Next in Alex Ho's curated series Silvina Milstein reflects on the intersection of compositional tradition and national colour, following the release of her of gold and shadows cycle.

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