Sally Beamish nominated for British Composer Award

Great news for composer Sally Beamish today who has been nominated for a British Composer Award in the 'Stage Works' category, for her stunning work on #BRBTempest.

The British Composer Awards promote the art of composition, recognise the creative talent of composers and sound artists, and bring their music to a wider audience. They are unique in making contemporary music, jazz and sonic art the focus of their annual celebration

Founded in 2003 by BASCA they are sponsored by PRS for Music and presented in association with BBC Radio 3, which provides exclusive broadcast coverage of the Awards.

There are eleven nominated categories recognising works which received their UK premiere performance during the award year. The 15th British Composer Awards take place on Wednesday 6 December from 5pm to 9.30pm at the British Museum, London.

Read an interview with Sally about her composing process by clicking here.