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COMMISSIONS CATALOGUE

100 Commissions in 10 Years

Explore our extensive commissions catalogue, showcasing our 60 commissions to date.

1

ROXANNA PANUFNIK

Kyrie after Byrd

World Premiere

10th February 2016, Tower of London

A reflection on William Byrd's 'Kyrie' from Mass for Five voices

Featured on

Upheld by Stillness (2016)

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FRANCIS POTT

Laudate Dominum

A reflection on William Byrd's 'Gloria' from Mass for Five voices

World Premiere

10th February 2016, Tower of London

Featured on

Upheld by Stillness (2016)

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ALEXANDRE L'ESTRANGE

Show me, deare Christ

World Premiere

10th February 2016, Tower of London

A reflection on William Byrd's 'Credo' from Mass for Five voices

Featured on

Upheld by Stillness (2016)

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OWAIN PARK

Upheld by Stillness

World Premiere

10th February 2016, Tower of London

A reflection on William Byrd's 'Sanctus' and 'Benedictus' from Mass for Five voices

Featured on

Upheld by Stillness (2016)

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5

CHARLOTTE BRAY

Agnus Dei

World Premiere

10th February 2016, Tower of London

A reflection on William Byrd's 'Agnus Dei' from Mass for Five voices

Featured on

Upheld by Stillness (2016)

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6

RODERICK WILLIAMS

Ave verum corpus Re-imagined!

World Premiere

10th February 2016, Tower of London

A reflection on William Byrd's 'Ave verum corpus'

WINNER: British Composer Award 2016

Featured on

Upheld by Stillness (2016)

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7

ĒRIKS EŠENVALDS

Infelix Ego

A reflection on William Byrd's 'Infelix Ego'

World Premiere

10th February 2016, Tower of London

Featured on

Refuge from the Flames (2016)

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8

FRANK FERKO

If ye love me

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'If ye love me'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Many are the Wonders (2017)

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9

RICHARD ALLAIN

Videte Miraculum

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'Videte Miraculum'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Many are the Wonders (2017)

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10

KEN BURTON

Many are the Wonders

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'Loquebantur variis linguis'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Many are the Wonders (2017)

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11

HARRY ESCOTT

O light of light

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'O Nata Lux'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Many are the Wonders (2017)

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12

ALEC ROTH

Night Prayer

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'Te lucis ante terminum'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Many are the Wonders (2017)

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13

KERRY ANDREW

Archbishop Parker's Psalme 150

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'Archbishop Parker's Psalme 150'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Many are the Wonders (2017)

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14

JOHN RUTTER

Suzi's Carol

A new carol

World Premiere

29th November 2017, Royal Hospital Chelsea

Featured on

Advent Calendar (2018)

Sponsored by Sandra Rosignoli

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15

DEBBIE WISEMAN

The Christmas Tree

A new carol

World Premiere

29th November 2017, Royal Hospital Chelsea

Featured on

Advent Calendar (2018)

Sponsored by Ian Taylor

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16

JONATHAN DOVE

Vadam et circuibo civitatem

A reflection on Tomás Luis de Victoria's 'Vadam et circuibo'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Desires: A Song of Songs Collection (2019)

Sponsored by Sally Groves

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17

JOHN BARBER

Sicut lilium

A reflection on Antoine Brumel's 'Sicut lilium'

World Premiere

1st February 2017, Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Featured on

Desires: A Song of Songs Collection (2019)

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18

JAMES MACMILLAN

World Premiere

Vidi Aquam

16th September 2020, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'Spem in alium'

Featured on

Sponsored by SPEM40 Club

NOMINATED: IVORS COMPOSER AWARD
2021

Tallis: Spem in Alium | MacMillan: Vidi Aquam

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19

MARK SIMPSON

World Premiere

Ave Maria

22nd February 2018, Manchester Cathedral

A reflection on Tomás Luis de Victoria's 'Ave Maria a 8'

Featured on

Stella: Renaissance Gems and their Reflections, Vol. 3 (2022)

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20

FRANCISCO COLL

World Premiere

Stella

24th February 2018, LSO St Luke's, London

A reflection on Tomás Luis de Victoria's 'Ave Maris Stella'

Featured on

Stella: Renaissance Gems and their Reflections, Vol. 3 (2022)

Sponsored by Stephen Fry

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21

ALEXANDER CAMPKIN

World Premiere

Ave Regina Coelorum

24th February 2018, LSO St Luke's, London

A reflection on Tomás Luis de Victoria's 'Ave Regina Caelorum a 5'

Featured on

Stella: Renaissance Gems and their Reflections, Vol. 3 (2022)

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22

JULIAN WACHNER

World Premiere

Regina coeli

22nd February 2018, Manchester Cathedral

A reflection on Tomás Luis de Victoria's 'Regina Caeli a 8'

Featured on

Stella: Renaissance Gems and their Reflections, Vol. 3 (2022)

Sponsored by Barbara and John Vogelstein*, Tamar and
Dov Kahane*

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23

MATTHEW MARTIN

World Premiere

Sanctissima

22nd February 2018, Manchester Cathedral

A reflection on Francisco Guerrero's 'Ave Virgo Sanctissima'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

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24

JOHN JOUBERT

World Premiere

In Odorem

23rd February 2018, Cheltenham College Chapel

A reflection on the plainchant antiphon, 'In Odorem'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

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25

KIM PORTER

World Premiere

Pulchra es

23rd February 2018, Cheltenham College Chapel

A reflection on the plainchant antiphon, 'Pulchra es et decora'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

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26

DAVID BEDNALL

World Premiere

Assumpta est Maria

22nd February 2018, Manchester Cathedral

A reflection on the plainchant antiphon, 'Assumpta est Maria'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

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27

OLIVER TARNEY

World Premiere

In Homeward Flight

22nd February 2018, Manchester Cathedral

A reflection on the plainchant antiphon, 'Maria Virgo'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

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28

SVEN-DAVID SANDSTRÖM

World Premiere

Tantum ergo

24th February 2018, LSO St Luke's, London

A reflection on the plainchant antiphon, 'Tantum ergo'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

Sponsored by Michael Straus

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SVEN-DAVID SANDSTRÖM

World Premiere

O Salutaris hostia

24th February 2018, LSO St Luke's, London

A reflection on the plainchant antiphon, 'O Salutaris hostia'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

Sponsored by Michael Straus

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30

JULIAN ANDERSON

World Premiere

Magnificat

22nd February 2018, Manchester Cathedral

A new setting of the Magnificat

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

Sponsored by Michael Straus

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31

GILES SWAYNE

World Premiere

Benedicta Filia

22nd February 2018, Manchester Cathedral

A reflection on the Plainchant Antiphon, 'Benedicta filia tua Domino'

Featured on

Sanctissima: Vespers and Benediction for the
Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary 
(2023)

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32

PAOLA PRESTINI

World Premiere

Fratres, after Palestrina

22nd November 2018, St John's Smith Square

A reflection on Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina’s 'Fratres ego enim accepi'

Sponsored by Michael Straus

Not yet recorded

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JULIA ADOLPHE

World Premiere

Pater Noster

22nd November 2018, St John's Smith Square

A new setting of the Lord’s prayer

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by Michael Straus

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34

DONNA MCKEVITT

World Premiere

Amica Mea

1st June 2019, LSO St Lukes, London

A reflection on Juan Esquivel's 'Surge propera amica mea'

Not yet recorded

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35

EDMUND FINNIS

World Premiere

Improperium expectavit cor meum

1st June 2019, LSO St Lukes, London

A reflection on Giovanni da Palestrina's 'Improperium'

Not yet recorded

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JANET WHEELER

World Premiere

Terra Tremuit

1st June 2019, LSO St Lukes, London

A reflection on Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's 'Terra Tremuit'

Not yet recorded

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WOLFRAM BUCHENBERG

World Premiere

Miserere nostri, Domine!

7th June 2019, Tage Alter Musik Festival, Regensburg

A reflection on Thomas Tallis' 'Miserere nostri'

Not yet recorded

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FREYA WALEY-COHEN

World Premiere

Once

10th July 2019, Cheltenham Festivals, Cheltenham

A reflection on Felice Anerio's 'Christus Factus Est'

Not yet recorded

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39

THOMAS HEWITT-JONES

World Premiere

Sicut Cervus

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Giovanni da Palestrina's 'Sicut cervus'

Not yet recorded

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40

BRIAN CURRENT

World Premiere

Magnificat

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Orlando Gibbon's 'Magnificat'

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by David Beatty and Michael Koerner

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41

JOANNA MARSH

World Premiere

All Shall Be Well

11th July 2021, LIVE From London Summer Festival

A reflection on the Julian of Norwich theme

Sponsored by Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt

WINNER: Ivors Composer Award 2022

Not yet recorded

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42

BEN PARK

World Premiere

All Our Destinies are Tied

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Lorna Simpson, Then & Now 2016.
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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SORANA SANTOS

World Premiere

Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams I

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Ibrahim El Salahi, Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams 1691-5.
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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44

KEMAL YUSUF

World Premiere

Rabladarala

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Cildo Meireles, Babel 2001
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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45

DANI HOWARD

World Premiere

23 for 3

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Haegue Yang, Sol LeWitt Upside Down - Structure with Three Towers, Expanded 23 Times, Split in Three 2015
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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46

FLORENCE ANNA MAUNDERS

World Premiere

Vessel

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Helen Frankenthaler, Vessel 1961
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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47

EUNSEOG LEE

World Premiere

Hymn for the Dawn

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Agnes Martin, Morning 1965
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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JAMES B. WILSON

World Premiere

A reflection on Alhalkere

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Untitled (Alhalkere) 1989
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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49

SAKOTO DOI-LUCK

World Premiere

La Composition Chromatique

Written, pending performance

A reflection on Henri Matisse, The Snail 1953
Commissioned as part of the Emergency Composers Fund in collaboration with Tate Modern. Sponsored by ACE's Emergency Relief Fund

Not yet recorded

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50

BOB CHILCOTT

World Premiere

O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen

11th June 2022, Aldeburgh Festival,
Bury St Edmunds

A reflection on William Byrd's, 'O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen'

Featured on

Music for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee (2022)

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51

AINÉ MALLON

World Premiere

Liminal Dawn

11th June 2022, Aldeburgh Festival,
Bury St Edmunds

A reflection on Orlando Gibbons’ 'Long live fair Oriana'

Not yet recorded

In collaboration with Aldeburgh Festival. Sponsored by Britten Pears Arts

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52

JESSICA CURRY

World Premiere

Close mine eyes

6th May 2022, Cambridge Early Music Festival,
Trinity College Chapel

A reflection on Orlando Gibbons’ 'The Silver Swan'

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by Mary Archer

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53

SHRUTHI RAJASEKAR

World Premiere

Light Eternal

2nd October 2022, Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival, Hatfield

The first commission as part of the Cultural Bridges series

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by RT Hon Patricia Hewitt

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54

JOSEPH PHIBBS

World Premiere

And there was light

2nd October 2022, Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival, Hatfield

The second commission as part of the Cultural Bridges series

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by Michael Straus

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55

TOBY YOUNG

World Premiere

Floral Tribute

2nd October 2022, Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival, Hatfield

Commissioned to commemorate the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II, setting the text Floral Tribute by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage

Not yet recorded

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DOMINIQUE LE GENDRE

World Premiere

Tukusi, Hummingbird

Written, pending performance

The third commission as part of the Cultural Bridges series

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by Sam Bonsey

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CRISTIAN GRASES

World Premiere

tbc

Written, pending performance

The fourth commission as part of the Cultural Bridges series

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by the Michael Marks Charitable Trust

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ODALINE DE LA MARTINEZ

World Premiere

tbc

Written, pending performance

The fifth commission as part of the Cultural Bridges series

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by the Vaughan Williams Foundation

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RICHARD DANIELPOUR

World Premiere

tbc

Written, pending performance

The sixth commission as part of the Cultural Bridges series

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by Hashem & Marian Pesaran

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PETER BOYER

World Premiere

Today We Ask

3rd May 2023, St Paul's Church Covent Garden,
London

Commissioned to celebrate the Coronation of HM King Charles III

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by Michael Straus

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PAUL MEALOR

World Premiere

tbc

Not yet performed

Not yet recorded

Sponsored by Prof Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE

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