contemporary classical

Interview: Riot Ensemble

‘I can only see cross-genre projects and cross-disciplinary work as taking things forward.’ Riot Ensemble discuss their new commission Solstices and the opportunities available in contemporary classical music.

JAM opens call for music 2018

Calling all British-based composers – JAM has opened its annual call for new music to be performed at its 2018 season opening concert.

Playlist: John Metcalfe + Simon Richmond

This week's playlist offers an eclectic mix from the vanguard of British electronic classical composition - John Metcalfe (Morrissey, Blur) and Simon Richmond (REM, Pulp)...

Classical Reimagined

Alexandra Coghlan dives into the contemporary classical world to discover how composers, commissioners and programmers must unite to thrive in 21st century Britain.