British Composer Awards

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20071206A 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.