The New Music Biennial is a PRS for Music Foundation initiative that supports and provides a platform for talented organisations and music creators who are pushing the boundaries of new music in the UK. It builds on the successes of our New Music Biennial 2014 and Cultural Olympiad programme, New Music 20×12, and creates a world class programme of commissions, performed across the UK, broadcast by BBC Radio 3.
New Music Biennial presents new music across all genres, from classical and chamber opera, to jazz, folk and electronic. We aim to reach new audiences for contemporary music and encourage ideas for short works no longer than 15 minutes duration which could be performed in a range of settings.
A maximum of 20 grants of up to £20,000 will be awarded.
New Music Biennial aims to:
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The deadline to submit proposals for New Music Biennial 2017 has now passed.