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- BBC launches Christmas carol competition
A nation-wide Christmas carol competition has been launched by the BBC. Applicants are being challenged to compose a brand-new carol which will be performed by the BBC Singers live on BBC Radio 3.
- Kenneth Tickell dies
British organ builder Kenneth Tickell died suddenly on 24 July, following a pulmonary embolism.
- Choir & Organ Composition Competition 2014 – Results
Seán Doherty has won the Choir & Organ Composition Competition 2014, held in partnership with Merton College, Oxford, with his carol A Nywe Werk.
- Change of date for C&O new music premiere
The premiere of Gareth Wilson's 'Prologue', in partnership with Merton College Oxford, will now take place on Thursday 30 October at Evensong and not on 12 October as previously advertised.
- Genesis Sixteen appoints first student conductor
The Sixteen’s young artists’ scheme, Genesis Sixteen, has announced the appointment of their first student conductor
Contents for Choir & Organ
150 years of Orgelbau Kuhn
OBITUARY: KENNETH TICKELL – One of Britain’s most successful modern-day pipe organ builders, who died unexpectedly in July.SHAKESPEARE IN SONG – How the Bard of Avon’s words have inspired composers over the centuries, plus recommended choral settings.