...an arresting new piece of music theatre.”

Bill Barclay, The Guardian

Born in London, Bushra El-Turk has written over 50 works for the concert hall, the stage, film, TV and live art performance. Her work is often defined by the integration of musics and musicians from different cultural traditions, and the compulsion to highlight and challenge socio-cultural issues. Her works blur written and improvisational elements, forbearing the influence of her Lebanese roots all the while leaning towards the theatrical, creating works that are '...ironic...', '...arresting...' and of 'limitless imagination'.

2021 News

YCAT (Young Classical Artists Trust) in partnership with the Cosman-Keller Art & Music Trust commissioned Bushra El-Turk to write a string quartet for the inaugural YCAT Hans Keller Artist, the Adelphi Quartet, which premiered at Wigmore Hall in May 2021.

Opera Orchestre National Montpellier

Opera Orchestre National Montpellier

WORLD PREMIERE - 10th/11th September 2021


The Incomplete Sky - a concertino for Taegum, written for Hyelim Kim.

Cond. Stephanie Childress

Opéra Orchestre National de Montpellier

PARIS PREMIERE - 9th Dec 2021

12:30pm - at Théatre du Châtelet.

The Incomplete Sky - a concertino for Taegum, written for Hyelim Kim.Taegum

Orchestre de Chambre de Paris

cond. Douglas Boyd


2020 News

ivorawards, sir simon rattle, london symphony orchestra

3rd November 2020 NEWS: Bushra is happy to announce that her piece Tuqus, for multi-ability orchestra was nominated by the Ivors Composer Awards 2020 in the Community and Participation category

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