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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Liz Dilnot Johnson

Marking the culmination of her Sound and Music’s New Voices 2018 project, we present 3 films from composer Liz Dilnot Johnson in collaboration with filmmaker Oli Clark.

In this edition of our regular highlights feature, we explore composers and sound artists inspired by the written word.

Chris Ruffoni talks us through ‘Solarphones’, his latest sound installation formed from self designed solar-powered acoustic instruments.

Jasmin Kent Rodgman investigates the relationship between her music and identity ahead of the premiere of her new piece, ancient stone, for Tangram at LSO St. Luke’s.

We've highlighted a new group of connected composers from the collection. Check out 5 composers who work with sculpture and instrument building.

 

Three emerging Disabled musicians have been awarded commissions by Drake Music and Sound and Music. 

We've once again highlighted connected composers from the collection. This time we've chosen 5 sets of composer families.

Sound and Music New Voices composer Alex Ho introduces Tan Dun’s ‘Ghost Opera’ in relation to locating Chinese diasporic identity.

Sound and Music seeks curators for the second edition of its series celebrating black composers and music creators based in the UK.

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