The number of Classic FM listeners aged under 25 increased by 43 percent last year, according to new figures.
The eight composers will develop new works over the next 11 months, culminating in a special concert in November performed by the Berkeley Ensemble (pictured).
Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian, Sally Beamish and Emily Peasgood lead the shortlisted artists with two nominations each.
Manchester-based Solem Quartet are a dynamic group of classical musicians with a repertoire that stretches from father of the string quartet, Joseph Haydn, through to living composers such as Emily Howard. We caught up with violinist Amy...
The charity record label has launched a series of initiatives to assist the development of emerging talent, including a remix app and an interactive music map.
The singer-songwriter is currently working on his seventh studio album as well as his first poetry book, and will celebrate the prestigious award with two shows in December.
Planet Tree Music Festival invites people to lie down and enjoy classical music in a new way, rooted in spirituality and relaxation.
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Archangelo and Bach Collegium Japan were among the artists and ensembles to triumph and will now compete for the coveted Recording of the Year prize.
New music collective Corre set out to make tracks with a bold mission statement: to redress the balance between electronic and contemporary classical music through a union of sound and visuals.