Historically, classical music written by coloured people has been overlooked, but there is currently great interest in music by composers such as Eleanor Alberga, Joseph Boulogne, Unsuk Chin, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, William Dawson, Adophus Hailstork, Scott Joplin, Florence Price, Keiko Takano, George Walker and Errollyn Wallen.
Classical music news. Klein String Competition - Applications open on 1 November 2023 for the 2024 Irving M Klein International String Competition
Spotlight. A Complete Triumph - Gerald Fenech is exhilarated by the Philadelphia Orchestra's recording of symphonies by Florence Price and William Dawson. '... a vibrant energy that makes the music sound as fresh and exciting as when it was first heard.'
Ensemble. A Welcome Opportunity - Mike Wheeler listens to the recital 'Colour My Song' at the 2022 Buxton Festival