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.

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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.

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

In the third of Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identity in new music, we hear from composer Ayanna Witter-Johnson.

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