Esmeralda Conde Ruiz

Marketing a mandolin orchestra

Who'd have thought Adopt a Composer projects would end up marketed on Brighton buses?

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

Mandolins and oranges

The Fretful Federation Mandolin Orchestra are paired with composer Esmeralda Conde Ruiz on the Adopt a Composer scheme. 

Blind dating an orchestra

It’s our second ‘date’ today. This time we are meeting in a Mexican restaurant.

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