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1st November 2018

2018 British Composer Award Nominations announced

The best new works by Britain’s contemporary composers have been announced today, with thirty-seven composers nominated for the 2018 British Composer Awards across 12 categories including
18th July 2018

Music Publishers Association to Sponsor Inspiration Award for 2018

BASCA is delighted to welcome back the Music Publishers Association who will once again sponsor the British Composer Award for Inspiration. The British Composer Award for
18th May 2018

2018 Call for Entries Opens 25 May

BASCA will open the Call for Entries for the 2018 awards on Friday 25 May 2018. Anyone, including the composer, can enter eligible works, and entries
30th January 2018

2018 Award Ceremony date announced

BASCA is delighted to announce that the 16th British Composer Awards will take place on Tuesday 4 December 2018. The ceremony will be held once again
2nd January 2018

2017 British Composer Award for Inspiration Recipient – Nigel Osborne MBE

Journalist Andy Hamilton interviews composer Nigel Osborne, the 2017 recipient of the British Composer Award for Inspiration: Nigel Osborne has been called a Renaissance man, and
1st January 2018

2017 British Composer Award for Innovation Recipient – Shiva Feshareki

Journalist Andy Hamilton interviews composer Shiva Feshareki, the 2017 recipient of the British Composer Award for Innovation: Shiva Feshareki, born in 1987, is an experimental classical
7th December 2017

British Composer Awards on BBC Radio 3

Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Andrew McGregor will host a programme about the 2017 British Composer Awards on Sunday 10 December at 7.30pm. The 2017 British Composer Awards
7th December 2017

2017 British Composer Award Winners announced

BASCA announce the winners of the 2017 British Composer Awards. A work exploring the experience of clinical depression, and a piece for jazz quintet and sinfonietta
9th November 2017

Music Publishers Association sponsors Inspiration Award

BASCA is delighted to announce that the British Composer Award for Inspiration will this year be presented in association with the Music Publishers Association. The British
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