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MEPs back Copyright Directive by large majority

We, the music creators of the UK, send a message of thanks and celebration for the European Copyright Directive that was voted in by the European Parliament today.

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Show your support for the Copyright Directive – Here’s how to get involved

As the Copyright Directive reaches the final few stages of its journey, it is crucial that creators continue to support the campaign to ensure this essential piece of new policy is adopted.

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Acclaimed composers from The Ivors Academy warn of “damaging consequences now and long into the future” if cuts to BBC Singers and Performing Groups go ahead

Over 400 composers and musicians co-signed a letter showing their support for the BBC Singers and performers affected by the proposed cuts, and calling for the BBC to re-think their decision.

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The closure of BBC Singers would be “an enormous and irreplaceable loss to the contemporary classical music scene”

Lloyd Coleman, Chair of The Ivors Academy's Classical Council, responds to the announcement

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LGBT+ History Month Heroes

To celebrate LGBT+ History Month our LGBTQI+ Council have taken the opportunity to spotlight their heroes in music.

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Rab Noakes: an appreciation from Bill Sweeney and Stephen Wright

The unexpected passing of Rab Noakes on 11th November, aged 75, has left an irreplaceable void in the cultural landscape of our country.

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The Ivors Composer Awards 2022 winners announced

The Ivors Academy has revealed the winners of 12 Ivor Novello Awards at the 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards, celebrating the best new music in classical, jazz and sound art.

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