Featured Composers

  • James MacMillanJames MacMillan

    "...a composer so confident of his own musical language that he makes it instantly communicative to his listeners." The Guardian

  • Unsuk ChinUnsuk Chin

    "My music is a reflection of my dreams." Unsuk Chin

  • Christopher RouseChristopher Rouse

    "When the music history of the late 20th century is written, I suspect the explosive and passionate music of Rouse will loom large." The Baltimore Sun

  • Kurt SchwertsikKurt Schwertsik

    "Schwertsik's music is homespun, witty, nostalgic, vegetarian, politically liberal, intelligent, anti-authoritarian, widely-read, and deeply in love with tradition." Financial Times

  • Alberto GinasteraAlberto Ginastera

    "To compose, in my opinion, is to create an architecture... In music, this architecture unfolds in time..." Alberto Ginastera

  • Aaron CoplandAaron Copland

    "Whether nervy or calm, harsh or homely, Copland's scores bounce, ring, vibrate and shine like nobody else's." BBC Music Magazine

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Today's Performances

  • Bridge, Frank: Two Old English Songs St Andrew's Church, Presteigne Festival, United Kingdom
  • Bernstein, Leonard: West Side Story, Symphonic Dances Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Petrushka, Three Movements St Andrew's Church, Presteigne Festival, Wales, United Kingdom

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The Music Diary 2017 Out Now

The best-selling diary returns with a user-friendly portrait format and extra space for weekend appointments. Red, blue and black colours are available.

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The Bartók Edition

Showcasing new instrumental solo arrangements of highlights from the leading twentieth-century composer for developing musicians to learn and enjoy.

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Vivaldi: Catone in Utica

The reconstruction of Vivaldi's great dramatic opera is now available as a full score, libretto, and vocal score, along with aria variations. This critical edition is by Alan Curtis.

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Contemporary Choral Carols

Five new choral settings of memorable Christmas texts, composed by Will Todd, Philip Moore, Paul Spicer, Becky McGlade, and Robin Holloway.

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