Congratulations to five women composers in the 2018 British Composer Awards

Four of the twelve categories were won by women composers, and there was a special BASCA award for Sally Beamish as well.

Choral
In the Land of Uz by Judith Weir

Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble
Afronaut by Cassie Kinoshi

Small Chamber
Unbreathed by Rebecca Saunders

Sonic Art
Halfway to Heaven by Emily Peasgood

British Composer Award for Inspiration in association with the Music Publishers Association
Sally Beamish

https://britishcomposerawards.com/2018-british-composer-award-winners-announced/