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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
Sir John Manduell at RNCM

Honouring Sir John Manduell

A bust of Sir John will be unveiled in the main reception of the Royal North College of Music in Manchester on Friday 21 June…

Composer Ailsa Dixon

Durham students mark female composer

In the run-up to International Women’s Day, Durham students are celebrating the music of an alumna whose composing career began at the university 70 years ago…

Mark Bebbington and RPO string principals

‘Quintessential Quintets’ concert

Pianist Mark Bebbington and string principals from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are presenting under-performed British chamber works of the early 20th century in March…

Ina Boyle

Chair of trustees sought

The Ina Boyle Society is seeking a new Chair of Trustees…

Conductor Martin Yates with BBC Concert Orchestra at Dorchester Abbey

English Music Festival unveils programme

The 17th annual English Music Festival (EMF) returns Oxfordshire from 24 May to 27 May 2024.

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Each of the five composers inhabits a different sound world, so there is a variety of contrasting musical idioms which makes for a satisfying listen, even all in one sitting. 

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