New Publication by Jane Manning

New Publication by Jane Manning

Shortly before her death, Jane Manning published her new book, Vocal Repertoire for the 21st Century (Oxford University Press, 2020). The volume contains a chapter on my Three Larkin Songs (2003) which she described as, ‘Innate musicality and artistic honesty shine...
‘Unmasking Max’ Lecture

‘Unmasking Max’ Lecture

I am delighted to be giving a lecture about my one-time mentor and teacher, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. The conference, called ‘Unmasking Max’ is on 20 March 2021 at Cardiff University. I will be talking about a series of orchestral works Max wrote about his...
Magnificat broadcast on BBC Radio 3 by Genesis Sixteen

Magnificat broadcast on BBC Radio 3 by Genesis Sixteen

My Magnificat was commissioned for The Sixteen and their associate conductor Eamonn Dougan in 2017. Now Genesis Sixteen has taken up the piece and performed it in a recent Evensong recorded for BBC Radio 3. The broadcast was on Wednesday 28 August and you can listen...
Elected a Senior Research Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford

Elected a Senior Research Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford

I have been teaching at Worcester College in various capacities for nearly ten years, most recently as a senior lecturer. I am delighted that the college’s Governing Body has elected me a Senior Research Fellow, allowing me to acknowledge my research output as a...