Bringing Britain’s musical heritage alive

Founded in 1979, the British Music Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving Britain’s musical heritage with particular emphasis on 20th century composers through recordings, publications and events
Diversity and the British String Quartet

Diversity and the British string quartet

Over three days composers, performers, students, and academics have explored issues of diversity in British classical music.

Honor Sheppard

An appreciation of Honor Sheppard

The distinguished soprano Honor Sheppard died in her home village of Bowdon, Cheshire, at the age of 89 on 29th May 2021.

New Talent Youth Music Competition

Contest seeks young musical talent

Entries are now open for the New Talent British International Youth Music Competition 2021.

BBC Proms 2021

BMS pick of the Proms

The Proms, at last, are back with us, with a six week season starting on 30 July.

Joseph Horovitz

Joseph Horovitz celebrates 95th birthday

Members of the BMS will surely wish to congratulate composer Joseph Horovitz on celebrating his 95th birthday on 26 May.

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