British Composer Awards



A concert given at the British Composer Awards by the BBC Singers conducted by David Hill, and the current BBC Radio 3 Choir of the year, Chantage, conducted by James Davey.

The programme includes two newly commissioned pieces by John Tavener and Gabriel Jackson.

Ian Skelly presents all the highlights and news from the 5th annual British Composer Awards, announced last night at the Thameside Glaziers Hall in London.

Over 300 newly created and publicly performed works are up for awards in 13 categories including Vocal, Orchestra, Stage Works and the prestigious BBC Radio 3 Listeners Award.