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Anthem premiere at special Centenary Evensong, 29th March 2014 Janet’s winning entry will be premiered in the presence of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The wonderfully dramatic text recounts the death in 869 of St Edmund, King of East Anglia, at the hands of the invading Vikings. Janet’s setting for choir and organ emphasises the contrast between these dark events and the steadfast faith of St Edmund, which provides a recurring point of optimism and
A new imprint publishing Janet Wheeler’s music MazeMusic was the name of the Music Nation project in which three of Janet Wheeler’s choirs joined with Britten Sinfonia to celebrate the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, and to perform her cantata MAZE. MazeMusic is now the name of the imprint publishing Janet Wheeler’s music. The launch at the ABCD Convention in Oxford in August will unveil new editions of many of Janet’s works, including Magnificat cum Angelis, Time
Forthcoming performances Guildford Chamber Choir under their conductor Steven Grahl will give the second performance of Magnificat cum Angelis on October 12th 2013, with the Chameleon Arts Orchestra and soprano soloist Robyn Allegra Parton in Holy Trinity Church, Guildford. It will share the programme with Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. , Colin Durrant is planning a performance for Spring 2015 with the University of London Chamber Choir. Granta Chorale has nominated this work for a British Composer’s
in Saffron Hall June 2014 In June 2014, On the Breath of the Sky will be performed in Saffron Walden’s wonderful new auditorium, Saffron Hall, by SWCS with the Will Todd Trio and soprano soloist Bethany Halliday. Bethany sang in the work’s premiere in 2007 and in the recorded extracts on this site. This time she also joins the other performers in the work for which she is best-known – Will Todd’s Mass in Blue,