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16 Jul  

Focus on Composers... The size and scale of the UK's foremost classical music festival, the BBC Proms, deservedly gets notice worldwide. But for us composers, it's also a fantastic way to hear who is working now in the genres of orchestral and chamber music.

The 2010 season offers a survey of some of the most highly-regarded British and international composers, as well as neglected masters and up-and-comers. And thanks to the BBC's excellent links, anyone anywhere can tune in to the Proms on line.

Here's a listing of composers with premieres coming up:

Hans Abrahamsen (born 1952)

Julian Anderson (born 1967)

George Benjamin (born 1960)

Cornelius Cardew (1936–1981)

Tansy Davies (born 1973)

Brett Dean (born 1961)

James Dillon (born 1950)

Jonathan Dove (born 1959)

Morton Feldman (1926–1987)

Brian Ferneyhough (born 1943)

Alissa Firsova (born 1986)

Graham Fitkin (born 1963)

Robin Holloway (born 1943)

Simon Holt (born 1958)

Gabriel Jackson (born 1962)

Jouni Kaipainen (born 1956)

James MacMillan (born 1959)

Martin Matalon (born 1958)

Colin Matthews (born 1946)

Stephen Montague (born 1943)

Thea Musgrave (born 1928)

Betty Olivero (born 1954)

Tarik O’Regan (born 1978)

Arvo Pärt (born 1935)

Albert Schnelzer (born 1972)

Gunther Schuller (born 1925)

Bent Sørensen (born 1958)

Mark-Anthony Turnage (born 1960)

Huw Watkins (born 1976)

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