Perform a specially written score live to documentary films, to commemorate the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of the Ancre centenaries.
We're delighted to announce that the 2015/16 Adopt a Composer premières will be broadcast each night this week on BBC Radio 3.
What time are they on?
The pieces will be broadcast each night after Radio 3 in Concert. The expected start time for each are below:
Monday 23 January
9:20pm – Thame Chamber Choir / Neil Tomas Smith and Jan Modelski Community Orchestra / Chris Hutchings
Tuesday 24 January
9:30pm – Chiltern Youth Chamber Orchestra / Alison Willis
The PDGYA awards have helped kick start the careers of artists including Steven Isserlis, Elizabeth Watts and Thomas Gould, by providing up-and-coming classical musicians with performing opportunities with Making Music’s 3,200+ member groups.
The winning artists will benefit from:
My search for inspiration started at Dyffryn House and Gardens which is where the piece will be performed.
It has been a long and rewarding project with the Lincoln Ukulele Band as part of the 2015-16 Adopt a Composer scheme. I’ve got a lot out of this project, including a Ukulele! I also got far more joy and pride out of the process than I expected. This was because I got to see how members of the band were growing as musicians over an entire year.
Founded in 1998 with the aim of developing the next generation of chamber music lovers and players, the charity CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust exists to bring chamber music to young people, and young people to chamber music.
Save the date! The Contemporary Music for All Festival returns on 3 and 4 March 2018 and will take place in all four nations of the UK and at least four cities in England.
One of the jobs that you as members of Making Music entrust us with is to speak on your behalf to those that shape the environment in which you operate: national and local government(s), regulatory bodies, politicians, funders, and more.
10 months later, 10 cities visited and 160 choirs of 5,000 singers competing for 6 places in the Choir of the Year Grand Final – it’s been quite a journey!
PRS for Music Foundation are funding Association of British Orchestras members (professional ensembles) to give works premiered in the last 25 years a second performance.