BMS Howells CD release

BMS Howells CD release

Congratulations to pianist Matthew Schellhorn whose new BMS recording of piano music by Herbert Howells has made the front cover of the July/August 2020 International Piano magazine.  You can read the article here.  The Society would like to encourage members to...
Distinguished organist Jennifer Bate dies aged 75

Distinguished organist Jennifer Bate dies aged 75

A distinguished Life member of the British Music Society since 1980 as well as a Vice President, Jennifer Bate OBE lost her life to cancer on 25 March. Having received professional training from an early age from her organist father H. A Bate, Jennifer chose to focus...
John McCabe’s lost recital

John McCabe’s lost recital

In 1985 the internationally renowned pianist and composer John McCabe recorded an album of contemporary piano music by Australian, American and British composers. Made in the EMI Studio in Sydney on a commission from Earle Page College, the recording was put aside...
In praise of C.B. Rootham

In praise of C.B. Rootham

Philip L. Scowcroft has contacted BMS to highlight the music of Cyril Bradley Rootham. Scarcely a household name in British music, yet one who Philip Scowcroft advocates deserves better recognition. Born in Bristol in 1875, most of Cyril Rootham’s life is associated...