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Are you interested in listening? In extraordinary new music? In composers, artists and ideas?

Then get ready to dive in and enjoy unique access to some of the most exciting stories and sounds.

Welcome to a brand new series of The Sound and Music Podcast: a place where extraordinary and eclectic new music is brought to life by the people who make it.

Join our CEO Susanna Eastburn MBE and composer Des Oliver in this new podcast series as they explore conversations and music following interviews with some of the most exciting living composers.


The podcast is produced by Michael Umney (Resonance FM) and mixed by Chris Bartholomew, with our theme tune composed by Rob Bentall.

Episode 1: Time

We invite composers Jem FinerElaine Mitchener, and Chaya Czernowin to share their music and thoughts exploring the theme of time, timelessness, and history.

Listen to Episode 1

Episode 2: Inspiration

Listen to composers Richard RijnvosCassandra Miller, and Supriya Nagarajan talk about and share their music and thoughts on what inspires them, from gardening to lullabies.

Listen to Episode 2

Episode 3: Taste

We hear what Gerald BarryMatthew Shlomowitz, and Joanna Ward have to say on taste, is there such a thing as bad music, and is all musical taste solely cultural?

Listen to Episode 3