Guest blog: Watch or take part in Messiah

Festival Director Samir Savant unveils exciting online plans for the Handel Festival, and invites you to watch and participate -

Latest lineup for Adopt a Composer promises exciting new music

Unique scheme uniting emerging composers and amateur music groups returns for its 19th year.

Creative Scotland Adopt a Composer pairing

To apply to take part in the Adopt a Composer project, complete and submit the online form below. If you would prefer to complete the application form as a Word doc, or if you have any further questions, please contact Sally Palmer at

The deadline for group applications is 5pm, Monday 1 July 2019. Following this, we will contact shortlisted applicants to arrange a 10 minute phone call with us as part of the selection process. 

The latest lineup for Adopt a Composer promises exciting new music

Folk, jazz and mandolin players among music groups and composers chosen to collaborate for Adopt a Composer

Adopt a Composer: Meet your neighbours

Composer Esmeralda Conde Ruiz on memory, archives and human nature as influences in her Adopt a Composer collaboration with The F

New British Songbook commission needs choirs of all shapes and sizes from across the UK!

Director Rebecca Hanbury and composer Alex Groves, commissioned by Sky Arts and funded by Arts Council England, are looking for c

Can everyone sing?

A new project sets out to challenge the idea that ‘singing is just about confidence’ and asks how we can reach adult 'non-singers'

Ringing in the New Year

The moment of truth arrives as composer Peter Yarde Martin tests out his new composition with the Bellfolk Handbell Ringers for t