With just under a month to go, we’re excited to announce the first Ivors Composer Week taking place from 14th to 20th November 2022, celebrating contemporary composing across classical, jazz and sound arts.

Established to mark the twentieth anniversary of The Ivors Composer Awards, the week includes events that bring established and new composers together with the music industry to honour their craft and achievements, and explore issues that they are facing today. The week is in support of The Ivors Academy Trust.
Find out more about Ivors Composer Week 2022
The Ivors Composer Awards

When: Tuesday 15th November
Where: The British Museum, London

The 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards to celebrate creative excellence in UK classical, jazz and sound arts will be presented by BBC Radio 3’s Tom Service and Hannah Peel. Join some of the UK’s most talented and exciting composers to find out who has won a coveted Ivor Novello Award.

Book your tickets.Meet The Commissioners

When: Wednesday 16th November
Where: St Martin’s in the Fields, London

This panel event Meet The Commissioners welcomes Sarah Gee from Spitalfields Music, Gill Graham from Wise Music Groups and Aaron Holloway-Nahum from Riot Ensemble to discuss the changing classical commissioning landscape.
The panel will be followed by drinks.

Book for free as a member or for £10 as a non-member.
Classical Beyond the Concert Hall – David Ferguson Lecture

When: Thursday 17th November
Where: Live stream from The Qube Studios

This David Ferguson lecture will explore Classical Beyond the Concert Hall and the impact of new technologies to create and strengthen human connections. Panellists include composer Heloise Werner and media, entertainment and technology strategy professional Tiago Correia.

The event is open to all – register here.The Ivors Academy Jazz Reception in association with EFG London Jazz Festival

When: Sunday 20th November
Where: The Barbican, London

Ivors Composer Week finishes with The Ivors Academy Jazz Reception in association with EFG London Jazz Festival. Hosted with Serious, this event closes the London Jazz Festival and is for members only. Tickets are limited.

Book your place.