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

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

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...

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