Owain is a young musician, based in the South-West of England. He is currently an Organ Scholar at Trinity College Cambridge, holding the FRCO diploma, having formerly been Senior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral. His compositions have been awarded accolades from organisations such as the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, the National Centre for Early Music and the BBC; his work is published by Novello, Recital Music and Inspirium Publications. In 2013, he founded his own choir, Vospiri, and also conducts The Gesualdo Six, a six-voice male ensemble specialising in early music. He is Assistant Conductor of the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir, and is a founder member of The Trinity Consort. Owain also enjoys singing and is a member of several choirs, including the Wellensian Consort. Read more here.
Owain has finished four days of recording in Coventry Cathedral with The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge. The music was by Herbert Howells, and included the well-known setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, ‘Collegium Regale’. Owain also accompanied the ‘Collegium Regale’ Te Deum and Jubliate, Psalm 122 (set to a chant in B-flat minor …View full post
Owain has been chosen as the winner of Reverie’s inaugural Young Composers Competition in association with the international publishing company, Edition Peters Ltd. A setting of W.B. Yeats’ poem, ‘The Mother of God’, this piece draws inspiration from an eclectic range of composers such as Britten, Finzi, Debussy and Leighton. The competition was judged by an esteemed panel including Philip …View full post
During Holy Week, Vospiri performed a Lenten programme including Tallis Lamentations of Jeremiah, a selection of Gesualdo Tenebrae Responsories and Duruflé Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens. The concert took place in St Mary Magdalen Church, Bristol. Read more about the choir, or find them on Facebook.View full post
The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, conducted by Stephen Layton, premiered Judas mercator pessimus at evensong in Trinity College Chapel. The work was commissioned by the choir, and will be performed a further two times in this academic year before it is taken on the choir’s tour to Canada. To hear Judas mercator pessimus, follow this link: https://soundcloud.com/owainpark/judas-mercator-pessimus …View full post
The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, conducted by Stephen Layton, premiered Tomorrow shall be my dancing day at evensong in Trinity College Chapel. The work was commissioned by the choir, and will be recorded on their forthcoming Christmas album. To hear Tomorrow shall be my dancing day, follow this link: https://soundcloud.com/owainpark/tomorrow-shall-be-my-dancingView full post