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Claudia Morris

Claudia Morris is a talented jazz singer and songwriter, who returned to making music after a lengthy break.

The WOMAD diaries

If you’re curious about different types of music from around the globe but hadn’t a clue about where to start looking, then WOMAD Festival is definitely not a bad place to start.

British Composer Awards

The ninth annual British Composer Awards will take place at Stationers’ Hall, London on Wednesday 30 November 2011.

M captures Oramics opening

The Oramics machine, one of the most significant advances in the history of electronic music, has gone on display at the Science Museum for the first time. M went along yesterday to film the technicians as they installed the primitive synthesizer, and find out more about some of the musicians involved in the project...

Water Symphony has London debut

Vartan Melkonian, the classical composer who busked his way from an orphanage in Lebanon to the stages of the West End, performed his latest symphony for the Queen last month.

A Spotlight on UK Soul – Part Three

Beverley Knight’s new album, Soul UK, is a collection of classic British soul songs from the last thirty years. The UK might not be the first place that music fans think of when it comes to soul music, but this nation has produced world-beating soul songs and songwriters.

M meets Vartan Melkonian Part 1

Armenian composer Vartan Melkonian has been on a remarkable journey that has spanned both continents and musical genres, from 50s American pop through Western classical music to Middle Eastern folk.

M at The Proms: insider’s view

To mark the 117th Proms, M has spoken to some of the key composers premiering new works this year - bringing you an insider's view of the world's greatest classical music festival.