Composer Nicholas Olsen answers questions posed to him by Da Capo Alba, the mandolin and guitar orchestra he's been paired with on the Adopt a Composer project.
Composer Chloe Knibbs takes us into the fascinating world of Clara Schumann, and the ideas informing her Adopt a Composer collaboration with Ex Urbe.
“Composing gives me great pleasure” v “A woman must not desire to compose”
You may have seen in the news recently that The Royal Opera House (ROH) has lost its appeal in the case of a viola player who suffered hearing damage during a rehearsal of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre.
Making Music is thrilled to announce that one of the UK’s most successful music ambassadors has been appointed as its first female President.
Throughout the last 20 years, there are probably few people in the UK who have not heard a theme from composer and conductor Debbie Wiseman. She has gifted film and television productions with iconic music, from Edie and Wolf Hall to The Andrew Marr Show and Stephen Fry in America, plus many more.
Da Capo Alba Guitar and Mandolin orchestra celebrated its 20th anniversary in January this year – certainly a momentous occasion and testament to the vision and energy of our director, Barbara Pommerenke-Steel, ably supported by her husband Ian.