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.
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
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
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!).
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
Last year I was invited to be part of Salon Without Boundaries‘ inaugural event – “Mapping the Boundaries” – looking at women’s creative responses to the natural world. The video of the event is now available to view online! In Part 2, you can hear Elizabeth Lewis Williams introducing and reading Met Obs before I… Read more
The Cracked Voices CD is now available. Physical and digital copies can be purchased from Bandcamp, alongside copies of Graham Palmer’s pamphlet full of tales from the borderlands, featuring the texts from the Cracked Songs pieces. The CD is also available digitally through Amazon Music, iTunes, Spotify and more. The scores from ten of the… Read more
The Cracked Voices CD will be released on Thursday 31st January! To get your hands on either digital or physical copies of the CD, head to Bandcamp. Further details about digital distribution to follow. Many thanks all those who made the CD recording happen- to the four Cracked Voices performers – Miles Horner, Donna… Read more
On Wednesday 14th November Jenni will be one of the speakers at the Salon Without Boundaries’ inaugural live Salon – MAPPING THE BOUNDARIES: Women, Creativity and the Natural World at the 1901 Arts Club, Waterloo, London. The event will be led by Salonières Dr Briony Cox-Williams (piano) and Pierrette Thomet (mezzo), and will include music… Read more
On Thursday 1st November, Jenni was on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s show Classical Cambridgeshire. Presenter Mark Liversidge popped round earlier in the week to chat to her about Cracked Voices, Adopt a Composer and composing in general. Played as part of the discussion were three of Jenni’s pieces, including the radio premiere of The blessing of… Read more