News

  • 1 Sep 2003

    BBC World Premiere for Vic Hoyland's Qibti

    The world premiere of Vic Hoyland's vibrant piece 'Qibti' was presented by the BBC Symphony Orchestra on 18 December 2003 at the Barbican Centre and was given excellent reviews.

  • 1 Jul 2003

    Robert Saxton's 50th Birthday Proms

    In celebration of Robert Saxton's 50th birthday this year, the BBC have commissioned a new work for the 2003 Proms. The substantial set of Five Motets for the unaccompanied vocal forces of Edward Wickham's The Clerk's Group, will be premiered alongside Josquin's Missa Fortuna and other 16th century works, and interleaved with In nomine settings played by His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts.