BSO Change Makers’ announces Composer-in-Residence
Alexander Campkin has been appointed as the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Change Makers’ Composer-in-Residence. Conductor James Rose said: “I feel that Alexander’s style, passion and foresight will be crucial in engaging our audiences and I am delighted to bring him on board to write for the ensemble.” Find out more.
Young New Yorkers' Chorus
The Young New Yorkers' Chorus have commissioned Unwatch'd, a piece for choir which sets part of In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson. It will be premiered in New York City on 29 Apr 2017.
London Sinfonietta recording
The London Sinfonietta conducted by Gregory Rose have recorded Counting my Numberless Fingers. The CD has been released on NMC Recordings. The launch event in Kings Place was part of the CoMA National Festival of Contemporary Music.
Tallis Scholars commission and broadcast
The Tallis Scholars commissioned a new setting of Miserere mei. Following numerous performances in Europe and the US, the Tallis Scholars conducted by Peter Phillips broadcast the piece on France Musique.
Commission: Orgelbüchlein Project
Alexander has been commissioned to write a piece as part of the Orgelbüchlein Project. This is a 'major international composition project to complete J S Bach's Orgelbuechlein. Find out more
Alexander's composition Spring bells commissioned by Diversity Choir was performed in the Royal Concertgebouw concert hall in Amsterdam, conducted by Jan Rautio. This piece for choir and orchestra sets a text by Keith Douglas.