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
Children playing classical music

Monthly music digest

Our round-up of some of the music-related stories hitting the headlines in the past month…

Charles Villiers Stanford - Man and Musician

BMS member discount for revised Stanford book

BMS members can receive a 35% discount when buying a book that sheds new light on Charles Villiers Stanford’s career as a composer, conductor and teacher…

Stewart Robertson

Festival director dies aged 75

Stewart Robertson’s long tenure at Glimmerglass Festival was characterised by his commitment to artistic excellence and dedication to fostering creativity and talent within the operatic community…

Ben Costello and Joseph Tong

Constant Lambert arrangement to premiere

The world premiere of a transcription of Constant Lambert’s ballet score Horoscope will take place in April…


Welcome to new members

We welcome four new members who have joined the Society since the start of 2024…

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