The Committee for the Promotion of New Music (later renamed Society for the Promotion of New Music) is founded by Francis Chagrin in London with the intention of promoting the creation, performance and appreciation of new music by young and unestablished composers. Ralph Vaughan Williams agrees to be president, with Arthur Bliss the committee's vice-president.
Arthur Bliss's Piano Concerto and William Walton's Belshazzar's Feast are recorded under the auspices of the British Council.
27 March – Michael Tippett's String Quartet No. 2 is first performed in London.
24 June – Ralph Vaughan Williams conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra in the premiere of his Fifth Symphony at a Proms Concert in the Royal Albert Hall.
15 October – first performance of Benjamin Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with soloists Peter Pears and Dennis Brain at the Wigmore Hall.
"Don't Let's Be Beastly To The Germans" w.m. Noël Coward
"Silver Wings In The Moonlight" w.m. Hughie Charles, Sonny Miller & Leo Towers
Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata
Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Story of a Flemish Farm
Symphony No. 5 in D Major
The Quest (ballet)
Violin Concerto (reorchestrated)
Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Flemish Farm
17 April - Show Boat (Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II) - London revival opens at the Stoll Theatre and runs for 264 performances.
10 June - Sweet And Low London revue opens at the Ambassadors Theatre and runs for 264 performances.
17 June - The Lisbon Story opens at the Hippodrome Theatre and runs for 492 performances.
Miss London Ltd., directed by Val Guest, starring Arthur Askey and Evelyn Dall.
Rhythm Serenade, starring Vera Lynn and Peter Murray-Hill.
Variety Jubilee, starring Reginald Purdell and Ellis Irving
We'll Meet Again released 18 January, starring Vera Lynn, Geraldo and Patricia Roc.
Brian Ferneyhough, composer
Gavin Bryars, composer
28 January - Dick Taylor, bass player, songwriter, and producer (The Rolling Stones, The Pretty Things, and The Mekons)
Tony Blackburn, DJ
Mark Wynter, singer
16 February - Howard Riley, English pianist and composer
25 February - George Harrison, guitarist, singer and songwriter (died 2001)
9 March - David Matthews, composer
29 March - Eric Idle, actor, writer, and songwriter
16 April – Ruth Madoc, actress and singer
17 April - Elinor Bennett, harpist
20 April - Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
25 April - Tony Christie, singer
Jon Mark, English-New Zealand singer-songwriter and guitarist (Sweet Thursday and Mark-Almond)
Paul Samwell-Smith, bass player and producer (The Yardbirds and Box of Frogs)
11 May - Les Chadwick, bass player (Gerry and the Pacemakers)
14 May - Jack Bruce, vocalist, guitarist and composer
26 July - Mick Jagger, singer and actor (The Rolling Stones)
28 July - Richard Wright, keyboardist (Pink Floyd) (died 2008)
24 August – Dafydd Iwan, musician and politician
6 September - Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
30 September - Philip Moore, organist and composer
3 November - Bert Jansch, folk musician (died 2011)
17 December - Dave Dee, singer (died 2009)
7 February - Clara Novello Davies, singer, mother of Ivor Novello, 81
28 March – Ben Davies, operatic tenor, 85
14 April - Geoffrey Shaw, church musician and composer, 63
25 April - William Edward Wadeley, organist and composer, 89
3 May - Leslie Heward, conductor and composer, 45
30 July - Benjamin Dale, composer, 58
28 November - Arthur Catterall, violinist and conductor, 60
1943 in British music Wikipedia
This is a summary of 1943 in music in the United Kingdom.