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Nicholas Olsen: composer Q&A

Composer Nicholas Olsen answers questions posed to him by Da Capo Alba, the mandolin and guitar orchestra he's been paired with o

The making of Three Carriages

Composer Nick Olsen offers a unique insight into new music in th

Hitting the ground running

Nicholas Olsen on the first few meetings with Da Capo Alba for the Adopt a Composer project.

How to really play WITH your orchestra

Da Capo Alba guitar and mandolin orchestra met up with both their adopted composer, Nicholas Olsen and his mentor David Horne on

Da Capo al Fine!

First impressions of Adopt a Composer from Da Capo Alba.

Meet the 2018 Adopt a Composer pairings

Each year our Adopt a Composer project sets leisure-time choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce