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
A Garland for Ukraine

A Garland for Ukraine

A Garland for Ukraine, a unique film tribute of music, features BMS member John Turner…

John McLeod

Obituary: John McLeod

The death in Edinburgh on 24 March of the remarkable Scottish composer-conductor-clarinettist and educator John McLeod leaves an unfillable void in Scottish Music…

Tell us about your event

Tell us about your Event

The BMS is always delighted to share details of upcoming concerts and events featuring British music – and we have now made it even easier for you to tell us about them!

Ben Goldscheider

Festival to feature British music

Hertfordshire Festival (HFoM) will feature a terrific range of British Music at its 2022 festival. 

New publications of Darke piano music

Australian music publisher, Crescendo Music Publications has produced three new first editions of the music of Harold Darke..

 Latest features & reviews

ERNEST MOERAN: Chamber Music

ERNEST MOERAN: Chamber Music

This fine recording will serve to much enhance the reputation of both Moeran and the Fidelio Trio.  It has already been selected as an ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the March Gramophone…

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British Music for Strings III

British Music for Strings III

None of this music is likely to set the Thames on fire, but it is all eminently agreeable without quite being eminent. Much of it is slow, which is just as well as Bostock is clearly happier with slow music…

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