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...
‘Being isolated and doing something in a very lonely way, I don’t knock that at all. But I’m just trying to encourage what could happen if you cross that bridge and interact with people,’ says Bernard Butler.
Ahead of the Oram Awards 2019 presentation at Kings Place on Saturday we've created a playlist inspired by award winners past and present.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has opened its Alan James Creative Bursary and Residency Programme for 2019/20.
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.
St Etienne's Sarah Cracknell on proper pop, tour life and the secret to staying together as a band for nearly 30 years…
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.
As he prepares to drop his ace new LP, Origin, Antipodean songsmith Jordan Rakei chats about baring his soul, switching up his sound and digging spreadsheets in the studio...