So March is looking pretty busy!
March 1st - Paschalia (The Chapel, Royal Holloway) 1pm: Premiere Performance by Rupert Gough
A bright and cheerful passacaglia for Easter, commissioned by Choir & Organ Magazine and to be featured with interview in the March/April edition.
March 11th - Composition Workshop with the Broncano-Mnich Duo and the young composers selected as mentees for the Martin Read Foundation.
March 15th - Heard Differently - Dickens Re-composed, (Milestones Museum, Basingstoke), 6.30pm
A multi media performance created with the year 9 pupils of Richard Aldworth school, re-imagining Inspector Bucket from Bleak House and Miss Havisham from Great Expectations, commissioned by Hampshire Music Service in association with Professor Holly Furneaux, advisor to BBC's Dickensian.
March 23rd - Dawn. Brussels. October 12th 1915. (St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London). JAM's Music of Our Time as part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival). Selwyn College Choir (Cambridge) and Onyx Brass, cond. Michael Bawtree. The world premiere of my new piece about Edith Cavell, the World War I nurse executed for her extraordinary work helping soldiers of all nationalities.
And then I jump on a plane to Aberdeen for the premiere of my new work, "Winter", for Juice Vocal Ensemble in workshop on Friday 24th March.....
And of course, most importantly my fifteenth wedding anniversary to my wonderful husband Graeme (that'll surprise him!)..........