Here’s the second of four new settings of Elinor Wylie, set for mezzo soprano and piano. You are is a setting of Elinor Wylie’s Nancy. Below is a Dorico audio rendering of the song. Download a copy of You are from Payhip.
The score for Earthrise – one of the Cracked Voices art songs for baritone and piano – is now available to download from my Payhip page. This song was written with the help of Edward Mallen’s family and celebrates his life. There is no charge for downloading the score, but please consider making a donation… Read more
‘Tis the season for Christmas carols. To celebrate, two of Jenni’s carols – Christmas Bells (a setting of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s text), and one finished recently – The Bells (a setting of a text by Edgar Allan Poe) are now available as digital PDFs via Payhip. Christmas Bells has previously been recorded by Kantos Chamber… Read more
I’m pleased to finally be able to share the first of four new settings of Elinor Wylie texts – Phases of the Moon. As this piece is so new, I’ve uploaded a version with audio rendered in Dorico so you can get a taste of it! Buy the score from Payhip: https://payhip.com/b/fFbZ Keep an eye… Read more
Looking forward to the Palace Band’s concert at St.Andrew’s Church, Southgate on Saturday 30th November. Alongside the premiere of Illuminations they’ll be performing music by Telemann, Edward MacDowell and Handel.
Earlier this year I was delighted to be able to play a small part in a wider collaborative project with writer Graham Palmer and artist Stacey Leigh Ross on the life of Roger Britten. Whilst researching something else, Graham stumbled across Roger Britten. Mostly forgotten now, he was one of Royston’s first black residents, and… Read more
As artists, we’re always seeking and collecting ideas. Images, sounds, pieces, moments – you’ll often find us snapping pictures of obscure things, noting down melodies or recording sounds. For my commission for the Palace Band, I wanted to write something that was directly relevant to them and the area they rehearse in – a community… Read more
This coming Thursday (15th August) Jenni will be a guest on BBC Cambridgeshire’s Classical Cambridgeshire show (7pm) with Mark Liversidge as part of his Our Classical County feature. Tune in to hear Jenni talking to Mark about her chosen pieces (and more besides!).
Sara Stowe will premiere my Patchwork Fantasia (for harpsichord) on Saturday 11th May at the Pimlott Foundation, Colchester. Her concert Music of Starrs and Skies will feature primarily new music, including pieces by local Colchester New Music composers. I’m particularly pleased to have a piece performed in a concert alongside one by Stephen Montague, one… Read more
I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been commissioned by the Palace Band, a large wind ensemble rehearsing near Alexandra Palace conducted by Stephanie Reeve, to create a new work to be premiered later this year. The Palace Band have a long history of commissioning new music from a prestigious list of composers, so it’s an… Read more