Discover a new work by Buster Woodruff-Bryant - the winner of the Young Person’s Opportunity for Climate. Sound. Change.

Sound and Music seeks artists, composers, curators, thinkers, or collectives from the African and Caribbean diaspora to take part in a new digital residency opportunity with the British Music Collection.

Listen to 'a remedy for the blues' by Sophie Marie Niang and Ruari Paterson-Achenbach, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call 

Discover ‘Peace of Mind : Piece of Mine’ a new work by MÉLOMAN3, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call.  

Discover ‘Now the Time’ a new work by Lunatraktors, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call.  


Discover the projects selected as creative responses to the climate crisis as part of the 'Climate. Sound. Change' open call - premiered across the next 3 weeks

New Voices 2020 composer Georgia Denham speaks to fellow composers who don't play piano, exploring the stigmas that still surround this in contemporary music

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.



Patrick Brennan

Patrick Brennan on Embedded with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Trio Blurb (Mia Zabelka, Maggie Nichols, John Russell) @ Cafe Oto, 12.2.12

"I’m quite interested in blurring the so-called right and left brain; what’s rational and what’s intuitive..."

Ensemble Zohra recording The Rosegarden of Light in Kabul

" introduction to my own passion for the music of Afghanistan"

Laura Reid

Laura Reid in Partnership with Kuljit Bhamra on Portfolio

Sir Harrison Birtwistle ... An Interrupted Endless (1991-1994)

"I hope to have highlighted a few examples of works, and composers, that I would encourage oboists out there to learn, and perform..."


David Coonan

David Coonan on Portfolio with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Delia's Psychadelian Waltz

"Delia is consistently inspiring and surprising us as we discover and uncover more of her fascinating work"

Photo montage of all the female improvisers in the series

"Improvisation is life at its most alert and heightened."

Bobbie-Jane Gardner

Bobbie-Jane Gardner on Embedded with Heart 'n' Soul