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  • Recent performances

    Recent performances

    The Joyful Company of Singers were given kind permission by the Orfeó Català for the UK premier of my setting of Ave Maris Stella as part of JCS’ November 2023 Remembrance programme (see “Competition Win & Barcelona Premier” for more on this in the News section). And JCS also premiered my setting of William Blake’s…

  • Recordings in 2022

    Recordings in 2022

    2022 saw a number of other recordings including 3 North American choirs: Schola Cantorum from Edmonton, Canada; award-winning Lux Choir of Washington DC; and the Utah State University Chamber Singers. Adam Lay’y Bounden was recorded by the Schola Cantorum of St. Joseph’s Basilica, Edmonton, Canada on their CD, Into Light. There is no Rose, by…

  • Tenebrae recordings

    Tenebrae recordings

    In May 2022, Tenebrae privately recorded 14 of my compositions including Christmas, sacred and secular pieces. Plans are underway to make them more widely available but for now they can be accessed via the Choral Works page. Image Credit: Chris O’Donovan

  • New recording

    New recording

    Dayspring Bright is a collection of music specific to the Advent season, recorded by the choir of my old college – University College, Oxford, directed by Giles Underwood. It features my version of “There is no Rose” – click here (choose “Chapel Choir Recordings”) to listen to that track. 

  • Competition win

    Competition win

    I am delighted that my setting of Sir Christemas won the Christmas composition competition from Italian arts publisher, Diaphonia Edizioni in collaboration with the Palestrina Choir of Messina. More details are available on the Diaphonia website.

  • 2019/20 Season News

    2019/20 Season News

    Christmas remains my busiest and 2019 was no exception. There were a number of performances of There is No Rose in such contrasting settings as the huge Basilica of Immaculate Conception in Washington DC and closer to home at Canterbury Cathedral; and the work has also just been recorded by the Lux Choir in DC and the…