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6th December 2018
Trevor Wishart

2018 British Composer Award for Innovation – Trevor Wishart

BASCA interviewed composer Trevor Wishart, the 2018 recipient of the British Composer Award for Innovation: What has been the most pivotal moment in your career to
6th December 2018
Sally Beamish (c) Ashley Coombes

2018 British Composer Award for Inspiration – Sally Beamish

BASCA interviewed composer Sally Beamish, the 2018 recipient of the British Composer Award for Inspiration: What has been the most pivotal moment in your career to
4th December 2018

2018 British Composer Award Winners announced

A jazz composition inspired by science fiction, a brass band piece exploring artificial intelligence, a sonic art installation in a forgotten burial ground, and two works
3rd December 2018

2018 British Composer Awards on BBC Radio 3

Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Andrew McGregor will host a programme about the 2018 British Composer Awards on Sunday 9 December at 9.20pm. The 2018 British Composer Awards
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
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