Merchant Sinfonia

Shaping the music

Anna’s first visit to the Merchant Sinfonia here in Glasgow was before Christmas.

Nature meets technology in Adopt a Composer composition

Anna Appleby's new composition with the Merchant Sinfonia evokes images of wind, machinery, hillsides and a train journey.

Gaining momentum in Scotland

I am on the train from Glasgow to Manchester, on my way back from my first meeting with Merchant Sinfonia for the Adopt a Compose

Meet the 2017 Adopt a Composer pairings

Each year our Adopt a Composer scheme sets amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new