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.



Performer Chi Chi Nwanoku explaining idea, a woman standing in a room with her arms wide

Join composer Des Oliver as he explores issues surrounding black identity and the breadth of new music produced by black composers across the UK.

We've partnered with Celtic Connections to bring you a series of interviews with artists from the 2019 festival line-up, exploring newness and experimentation in traditional music.

International Women's Day 2019 Collage

As part of the International Women's Day 2019 campaign to #BalanceforBetter, we showcase the profiles of 31 composers and their unique contributions to composition in the UK.

A collage of five women: Eleanor Alberga, Hannah Catherine Jones, Hannah Kendall, Dr. Shirley J. Thompson OBE, and Errollyn Wallen MBE.

British Music Collection Guest Curator Clifton Harrison explores the relationship between identity and aesthetic with five incredible and distinctive composers.

For our 50 Things series, guitarist and composer Edward Williams re-encounters the shock of The Crypt, a raw and legendary live recording by UK improvisation group AMM.

Shelley Knotts - A woman working on a laptop

In the final part of her curated series Amble Skuse situates her research with contemporary practice

the cover page of "Nature Study Notes"

In the thrid of a four-part curatorial series, Amble Skuse find early examples of open source and accesible ideals.

Trevor Wishart score extract

In the second of a four-part curatorial series, Amble Skuse explores examples of cultural critique through performances art.

In the first of a four-part curatorial series, Amble Skuse asks: what does performance art tell us about the world we inhabit?