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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‘The Angel Gabriel’ published by Novello

In 2013, John was commissioned by Making Music, and funded by the Carnegie Trust, to arrange the carol ‘The angel Gabriel’ for children’s choir and piano, with optional SATB choir. The piece appeared in the collection Read More...

BBC Radio 3 Broadcast

3pm Wednesday 26 November 2014

As part of BBC Radio 3′s Choral Evensong series, there will be a live broadcast of Choral Vespers from Leeds Cathedral on Radio 3 at 3.30pm Wednesday 26…

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The Singing Will Never be Done

This year, at the ABCD Convention in Cardiff, the publisher, Shorter House, is releasing six of John’s World War I pieces as follows:

  • Futility (Tenor, Cello SATB choir)
  • Anthem (SAATTB)
  • The Singing Will Never be Done:
    —The Send-off

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I’m delighted to announce that the soprano, Susanna Fairbairn, is coming to Wolfson College, Oxford to give a recital:

8pm Saturday 24 May 2014
Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford
Tickets (£10/£5 concessions)

The programme reflects…

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Requiem at the National Portrait Gallery

London-based choir Khoros are singing John’s setting of Ivor Gurney’s poem ‘Requiem’ at the National Portrait Gallery. The concert is a performance of a cappella music set against the backdrop of ‘The Great War in Portraits’ exhibition. It is…

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Premiere performance of ‘As kingfishers catch fire’

Oxford-based chamber choir, Commotio, is giving the premiere performance of John’s setting of the poem ‘As kingfishers catch fire’ by Gerard Manley Hopkins:

St. John The Evangelist, Iffley Road, Oxford
7.30pm Saturday 8 June 2013

The choir is also performing…

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I Dream of Water

John has written a new piece for soprano, marimba and electronics.
It is called I Dream of Water.

The work will be premiered by  Susanna Fairbairn (soprano)
and Ivana Bilic (marimba) on

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