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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 »

The man with the golden flute: Sir James Galway

The supreme master of the flute, Sir James Galway has played for world leaders and sold more than 30 million albums but his appeal is thoroughly down-to-earth – as lapsed flautist, Karen Stretch, discovers It isn’t often that I’m nervous about an interview but this diary date with the greatest… Read more »