Classical

Top 10 advert songs

PRS for Music has used its unique data to reveal the top 10 most performed songs and jingles featured in commercials over the past five years.

Modern Classics

Guy Damman discovers how modern classical music is shifting its genetic make-up in the UK, allowing young composers to expand out of their comfort zones and carve new niches for themselves.

British Composer Awards

The winners of the 2010 British Composer Awards were unveiled at a ceremony hosted by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composer and Authors (BASCA) at Stationers’ Hall, London on Tuesday 30 November. Now in their eighth year, the awards are hosted by BASCA and sponsored by PRS for Music.

Henryk Górecki

Polish classical composer Henryk Górecki has died aged 76. Famous for his Third Symphony - which shot to popularity in the early 1990s - Górecki passed away following a long illness.