Concert World Premiere of new collaborative work, O Sacrum Convivium à 8

Over the last couple of years, John has been writing regularly with the percussionist and artist, Teena Lyle. This has produced an exciting, lyrical and soulful Mass setting for SATB and organ (Missa Brevis: Petrus et Orbis) and, more recently,…

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Premiere in Australia

The Tudor Choristers, under their new director Dr Kathleen McGuire, are giving the southern hemisphere premiere of John’s Ave Maria. Scored for SATB, this motet is a homage to Josquin and his sublime Ave Maria (Virgo serena). The concert, entitled…

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BBC Radio 3 live broadcast

John’s Magnificat Primi Toni is being broadcast live from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral today at 3.30 (Choral Evensong, BBC Radio 3). It will also go out live online and then be available on the…

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The Leeds Mass

Back in 2011, John wrote a new Mass setting for the Junior Choirs of Leeds Cathedral and it has become regular repertoire since then. This morning, the feast of Christ the King, it was broadcast live for Read More...

Ave verum on BBC Radio 4

John’s setting of Ave verum was broadcast live on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 22 May as part of the Mass for Trinity Sunday from Leeds Cathedral. The programme, Sunday Worship, is available to listen to Read More...

First US performance of Lamentations

Following hot on the heels of the first N American performance of John’s Lamentations (in Ottawa by the Cantata Singers of Ottawa) comes the first US performance later in the month:

  • Friday, March 25, 2016 (12.30pm):

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Performances in March 2016

After a series of liturgical performances at Leeds Cathedral in January and February, several of John’s choral works are being performed in March. They are as follows:

  • 5 March 2016, St John’s Church Newbury (7.30pm): The Cecilia

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Performance in Oklahoma

The cathedral choir of St Paul’s, Oklahoma will be performing John’s Ave Verum at the 11am Eucharist Service on Sunday 8 March 2015

You can listen to a recording of the piece here

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Performance at Glasgow Cathedral

The choir of Glasgow Cathedral will be performing John’s ‘Nunc autem manet’ at Choral Evensong on Sunday 1 March. The service starts at 4pm and a webcast will be available an hour later on

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Broadcast on RTE LyricFM

One of my WWI pieces has just received its first broadcast, on a show called The Blue of the Night on RTE Lyric FM: http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html…

It’s a really interesting and eclectic radio show. My piece starts at…

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