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Thursday 9th May – 1:15pm Dr Jonathan Clinch Music by Howells, Saxton, Byrchmore and Berkeley Psalm Prelude, set 2, no.1. Psalm 130, verse 1: Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord. Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Chorale … Continue reading
WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL 7th April 2019 – 4:45pm, free entry. Passacaglia on the name John McCabe (2015), Robert Saxton (born 1953) Chorale Prelude ‘Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist’ (2019), Ruth Byrchmore (born … Continue reading
Herbert Howells: Chamber Music – String Quartet ‘In Gloucestershire’, Lady Audrey’s Suite, Piano Quartet
NEW NAXOS RELEASE This superb CD of some of Howells’ finest chamber music will be released on 12th April. Here are my programme notes for the disc. Herbert Howells (1892-1983) defined the sound of English Cathedral music in the twentieth century … Continue reading
Jonathan has commissioned a new organ piece from Robert Saxton (Oxford University). The piece will be in memory of the composer Oliver Knussen (1952-2018), Richard Rodney Bennett Professor of Music at the Royal Academy of Music. Jonathan will give the first … Continue reading
Jonathan will be speaking about Hubert Parry’s legacy at the Royal College of Music on 28th October. Full programme here. This study day, co-organised by the Royal College of Music and the University of Southampton, will examine Parry’s work at … Continue reading
To mark the centenary of the death of Hubert Parry, Jonathan will be discussing the relationship between Herbert Howells and Hubert Parry with Professor Jeremy Dibble at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th October. Details from the Herbert Howells Society.