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Stabat Mater: world premiere

August 18, 2021 6:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Stabat Mater: world premiere

In 2019, John wrote a setting of ‘Stabat Mater Speciosa’, a 15th-Century hymn which is a joyful and passionate meditation... View Article


Music for Lay Clerks

July 21, 2021 4:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Music for Lay Clerks

John’s new collection of sacred choral pieces for lay clerks, choral scholars and other small vocal ensembles is set to... View Article


The angel Gabriel: new recording

July 10, 2021 5:04 pm Published by Comments Off on The angel Gabriel: new recording

‘Gabriel’s Message’ (or ‘The angel Gabriel’) is a beautiful old Basque folk carol dating back to medieval times. John’s arrangement... View Article


The Lord hath spoken (Psalm 50)

July 6, 2021 1:08 pm Published by Comments Off on The Lord hath spoken (Psalm 50)

John’s setting of Psalm 50 ‘The Lord hath spoken’ was the opening motet for Choral Evensong at Holy Sepulchre, London... View Article


O Viridissima Virga: a new recording

February 26, 2020 5:15 pm Published by Comments Off on O Viridissima Virga: a new recording

Papagena, the brilliant British female vocal quintet, have been performing ‘O viridissima virga’ in their live shows for a couple... View Article


A new piece for Colin Mawby

January 29, 2020 3:31 pm Published by Comments Off on A new piece for Colin Mawby

Colin Mawby, who died on 24 November, 2019, was choirmaster when John was a chorister at Westminster Cathedral in the... View Article


Advent Antiphons in Oxfordshire

December 5, 2019 10:41 am Published by Comments Off on Advent Antiphons in Oxfordshire

Choros is a semi-professional chamber choir based in rural North Oxfordshire. A number of years ago director, Janet Lincé, commissioned... View Article


Christmas Carol on Tour!

December 5, 2019 10:10 am Published by Comments Off on Christmas Carol on Tour!

John’s bittersweet Carol, O Babe Born Bare, has become a Christmas favourite with Minneapolis-based group Cantus. Their seasonal series Three... View Article