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The latest from Welsh composers

6 days ago

Nathan James Dearden talks about his new work Three Postcards , composed as part his 2018/19 Making Music Adopt a Composer collaboration with Swansea Philharmonic Choir. "When writing for voice or gr
Sep 25

Following the success of the initial year of CoDI composer development initiative, Tŷ Cerdd is delighted to announce the 17 Welsh and Wales-based composers selected to participate in the 19/20 creativ
Jan 17

Sam Buttler has recently been selected as an Associate Composer of The Ripieno Players (@RipienoPlayers on Facebook), an orchestra formally based in Oxford, now relocated to Birmingham. Conducted b
Dec 19, 2018

Ashley John Long and Carlijn Metselaar have been selected by the London Philharmonic Orchestra for its Young Composers Programme. The LPO Young Composers Programme offers emerging composers the opport
Dec 11, 2018

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales has published its list of selected composers for its 2019 project. Charlie Barber - Deus Ex Machina: for Orchestra Jasper Dommett - Melys: for Large Orchestra Danie
Nov 8, 2018

Simon Haram, Yuval Noah Harari & Mark Bowden on the Upcoming Premiere of Saxophonist Simon Haram and London Sinfonietta premiere Sapiens – a brand new commission from Mark Bowden in London, 7th Dece
Oct 10, 2018

14 – 18 May 2019 San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, Argentina For the first time in its history, the IRC will travel outside the European continent with the ambition of being more inter
Oct 21

Lucy McPhee has been named as one of five composers chosen from 43 submissions to this year's The Night With... Call for Scores which takes place in Glasgow in November. The workshop will take plac
Feb 4

Daniel Soley is named alongside artists including Gwilym Bowen Rhys and Moletrap on the list of recipients for this year's BBC Horizons and the Launchpad fund. He is to receive a grant for website de
Jan 10

Ceiri Torjussen has signed on to score the upcoming thriller Burn . The film is written and directed by Mike Gan and stars Josh Hutcherson, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Suki Waterhouse, Harry Shum Jr. and S
Dec 17, 2018

Mae carol Richard Elfyn Jones ‘Adam’s Fall’ wedi ei chynnwys yn CD newydd Côr Coleg y Brenin Caergrawnt, '100 Years of Nine Lessons and Carols,' (sydd ar y pryd yn y 6ed rif yn siartiau Classical
Nov 12, 2018

from Cardiff University website Gareth Olubunmi Hughes has been selected as the winner of Cardiff University School of Music’s inaugural Alumni Composition Competition. The winning piece, Anial Llwyd
Oct 15, 2018

Nathan Dearden has been awarded a place on the 2018/19 Adopt a Composer scheme. The year-long project, produced by Sound and Music in partnership with Making Music, matches vocal and instrumental m
Sep 29, 2018

In the Theatre of Air (fl/vc/pno – Marsyas Trio ) CD launch. An all-living British women composers NMC Recordings disc to celebrate the UK centenary of women’s suffrage. 17.10.19 Conway Hall, Londo
Oct 2

Sound and Music launches the essential findings of its National Music Educators' Survey, revealing the significant barriers faced by young people looking to compose and create their own music. The f
Jan 21

Following a workshop at Saffron Hall with Sir James MacMillan and five shortlisted composers, Britten Sinfonia has announced that Robert Singer has been selected as the winner of OPUS2018. Robert’s p
Jan 4

Trwy gynllun Adopt a Composer, mae Côr Crymych wedi mabwysiadu'r cyfansoddwr Max Charles Davies. Darllenwch erthygl BBC Cymru Fyw yma: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cymrufyw/46565717
Dec 17, 2018

Richard Elfyn Jones's carol ‘Adam's Fall’ has been included in King's College Choir Cambridge's newly released CD box set, '100 Years of Nine Lessons and Carols' (currently no. 6 in the Classical FM c
Nov 11, 2018

Only 24 days until CROSSROADS International Contemporary Music Festival 2018 at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, where this year I am the only UK-based composer to be showcased and have the opp
Oct 10, 2018

A full house at the opening night of St David's Hall's 2018/19 nightmusic series enjoyed the premiere of Gareth Churchill's Three . Performed by saxophonist Jess Gillam, the work was a Ty Cerdd commi

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