composing

BASCA announces winners of 2017 British Composer Awards

BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) announced the winners of its 15th British Composer Awards at a ceremony at London’s British Museum on 6 December 2017. Thirteen composers were honoured at the ceremony, which was hosted by BBC Radio 3 presenters, Andrew McGregor and Sara Mohr-Pietsch. The winning works… Read more »

Dorico: the future of notation software?

Carla Rees reviews Steinberg’s new score-writing software

European Union Youth Orchestra to move operations to Italy, Belgium and Austria

The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) has announced that it is moving its operational base from London next year. In the first change of headquarters since the orchestra was established in 1976, the EUYO has accepted an offer from Dario Franceschini and the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism to… Read more »