Festival News

Meet the Composer: Deborah Pritchard

Deborah Pritchard’s The Heavens Declare received its premiere performance on Wednesday 15 May at choral evensong broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. We wanted to know more about Deborah and her new work. Who or what has been the single biggest influence on your work? Painting from an early age. Tell us something about how you discovered composition or why you…

Meet the Composer: Bernard Hughes

Bernard Hughes’s Seek the Peace of the City received its premiere performance on Wednesday 15 May at choral evensong broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. We wanted to know more about Bernard and his new composition. Who or what has been the single biggest influence on your work? The big looming figure for me has always been Stravinsky, since hearing…

Meet the Composer: Ewan Campbell

Ewan Campbell’s Wandering Lighthouses received its premiere performance on Saturday 11 May 2019 at the opening concert of LFCCM 2019, performed by Simon Desbruslais, Ellie Lovegrove, and Peter Foggitt. We wanted to know more about this exciting composer and his new composition. Who or what has been the single biggest influence on your work? The experience of performing music is probably…

‘Sing to the Lord a new song’… since 2002 the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music has been commissioning new songs for the church to sing, breathing new life into the ancient traditions of church music.

Reverend Anne Stevens, Vicar of St Pancras
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