contemporary classical

Playlist: new classical picks

For this week’s playlist, PRS for Music’s classical account manager Harriet Wybor lets us in on some of the extraordinary new talent leading the way in British contemporary classical music.

Interview: Beni Giles and Colin Alexander

‘I think most people these days have grown-up with a pretty broad selection of music, so it seems counterintuitive to suddenly have to pick a side,’ says producer and composer Beni Giles.

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.