'Albums give you a level of freedom you don't have on a film': lauded screen composer Thomas Farnon on the art of making long players, including his latest, Solace...
For this week’s playlist, PRS for Music’s classical account manager Harriet Wybor lets us in on some of the extraordinary new talent leading the way in British contemporary classical music.
We spend some time with Kieran Brunt, ringleader of Erased Tapes' latest signing Shards, to get the skinny on the making of their ace debut LP, Find Sound.
‘The best musical projects are where the individuals involved are pulling each other in different directions, and challenging each other’s weak points or unconscious tendencies,’ says Solo Collective’s Sebastian Reynolds.
The Quietus have partnered with Poland’s Adam Mickiewicz Institute for a competition offering a cash prize for compositions that make use of samples from the Polish Radio Experimental Studio (PRES).
With his debut album, Islandia, Northern English composer Daniel Elms shares a magical vision of island enclaves, folk songs and maritime chants. We get the inside track...
Cheltenham Music Festival is set to celebrate its 75th birthday and is calling for composers to submit a fanfare for Three Trumpets.
‘It takes a lifetime to find one’s own voice in music, and your work in a sense is never done,’ says solo percussionist Colin Currie.
With East Neuk Festival set to bring the best in chamber music and beyond to the Fife coastline, festival founder Svend McEwan-Brown curates a playlist around this year’s excellent programme
Calling all classical composers based in Scotland – the Geddes Peterson Foundation is inviting submissions to win this year’s award.