'What I fear most is the moment of the performance because I know soon after I will be very sad, and wander melancholic looking for something else to write and create:' award-winning composer Roberto David Rusconi on his creative process.
PRS Foundation has revealed the 19 new works selected for the New Music Biennial 2019 that will offer a snapshot of UK contemporary music across two major festivals, on air and online.
The Biennial will showcase up to 20 pieces of new music from across all genres, to be broadcast by BBC Radio 3.
The winning entry will receive £750 and have their composition performed at the choir's 50th year annual concert. Judges include composer Kerry Andrew (pictured).
Kathleen Alder, classical music expert and founder-director of Wildkat PR, gives us her 10 essential careers tips for composers in 2017.
Gary Carpenter, the award-winning composer and BASCA director, shares his views on the current state of British classical music.