New Music series: Nathan James Dearden’s Storms don’t last forever
Nathan James Dearden talks to Matthew Power about the interconnection between composing and conducting, and his work for solo organ commissioned by Choir &
New Music series: Joe Bates’s The Hazelnut
Without denying his eclectic musical background, which embraces rock electronics and microtonality, Joe Bates turns to simplicity in his SATB setting of a medieval...
New Music series: Amy Bryce’s I will tell them
Choir & Organ’s 2021 New Music partnership with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain opens with a stark accusation for the neglect of...
New Music series: Pia Rose Scattergood’s folding, unfolding
To conclude Choir & Organ’s 2020 New Music partnership with Clare College, Cambridge, Pia Rose Scattergood launched into her first composition for solo organ...
New Music series: Anna Semple’s Nunc dimittis
Anna Semple talks to Shirley Ratcliffe about her aleatoric canticle setting for SATB and solo violin, and the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic
New Music series: Emily Hazrati’s A Clare Toccatina
Using her passionate and inquisitive nature to fuel her toccatina for solo organ, Emily Hazrati talks to Shirley Ratcliffe about her many-feathered musical hat
ORA Singers select eight composers for Tate Modern collaboration
ORA Singers have announced the eight chosen composers from their Emergency Composers’ Fund, launched earlier this year in collaboration with Tate Modern in response...
VOCES8 premieres six new commissions
Vocal ensemble VOCES8 will premiere six new commissions from major choral composers on Saturday 5 December as part of the
New Music series: Seán Doherty’s Stella celi extirpavit
Text: 15th-century Marian Hymn from the time of the Black Death
A heartfelt medieval cry still resonates today,Read More
RCO announces winners of 2020 Composition Competition
The Royal College of Organists (RCO) has announced the winners of the 2020 RCO Composition Competition.
The under 25 years category has been won by...