Owain conducted a performance of Henry Purcell’s finest opera, Dido and Aeneas. The soloists included Sinéad O’Kelly (Dido) Sophie Gallagher (Belinda), James Wafer (Aeneas) and Pat Dunachie (Sorceress). Violin: Gabriella Jones, Josh Michaels Viola: Nathalie Green-Buckley Basso continuo: Sophie Haynes (‘cello), Seb… Continue Reading
Holst Singers, Music Director Stephen Layton, have commissioned Owain to write a 10-minute work to be performed at their concert, Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The concert will take place at Southwark Cathedral on October 8th 2014 at 7.30pm. “The Holst… Continue Reading
Owain has finished a new setting of the evening canticles, The Gloucester Service, for the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir. The work will be broadcast from Gloucester Cathedral as part of BBC’s Choral Evensong on Wednesday 29th October at 3.30pm, and then… Continue Reading
Owain has written a new setting of ‘Beati quorum via’ for The Countess of Wessex and the Choir of Wells Cathedral, to be performed on September 24th. The piece forms part of a new collection of music for evensong written… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
The 2014 CUOS May Week Production was Jonathan Dove’s ‘Tobias and the Angel’. Two performances were given in Queen’s College Chapel on Thursday 19th June. The cast included Helen Charlston, Pat Dunachie, David Bagnall, James Robinson, Hannah King and Owain.… Continue Reading
The Gesualdo Six, conducted by Owain, performed Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices, interspersed with motets and madrigals by Gesualdo and Monteverdi. Here is a link to listen to the Kyrie from Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices: https://soundcloud.com/the-gesualdo-six/kyrie-mass-for-five-voices Patrick Dunachie Guy James… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
Trinity College Choir performed Owain’s Magnificat from ‘The Redcliffe Service’ during evensong. The choir was conducted by Stephen Layton, with Owain at the keys. The performance can be heard here: https://soundcloud.com/owainpark/magnificat-the-redcliffe-service
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… Continue Reading
Owain gives his fourth recital as part of the Organ Elevenses series at Westbury-on-Trym Parish Church. The programme revolves around a Lenten/Easter theme, and includes music by Bach, Langlais and Howells, capped off with ‘Fanfare on Shine Jesus Shine’ by Christopher… Continue Reading
Owain spent four days touring the South of England with the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir. The choir sang evensongs at Salisbury Cathedral and Wells Cathedral, before performing a concert in St Martin’s Church, Salisbury.
During this time of Lent, Symphonie Sacrae return to perform J.S. Bach’s St John Passion. Soloists included Molly Alexander and William Wallace, and the choir and orchestra were conducted by Ben Westerman.
As part of their Voice of Children series, Owain debuted with Opus Anglicanum in Chipping Campden, where they sang his Fantasia on English Children’s Songs, commissioned by the choir in 2013. More about Opus Anglicanum: Opus Anglicanum – “English Work”… Continue Reading
Andrew Kirk and the Choir of St Mary Redcliffe have commissioned a new setting of the evening canticles for choir and chamber organ, to mark the installation of their new Drake chamber organ. The magnificat was premiered in March, and… Continue Reading
The Gesualdo Six, conducted by Owain, performed Carlo Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday, in Trinity College Chapel. Peter Oakley Guy James Joseph Wicks Robert Busiakiewicz Michael Craddock Jonathan Pacey Conducted by Owain Park
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… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
Owain gives an organ recital on the Binns organ in Queen’s College Chapel. The programme includes music by Franck, Buxtehude, Howells and Vierne.
Opus Anglicanum have commissioned Owain to write a new ten-minute work, Fantasia on English Children’s songs. The composition will feature children’s nursery rhymes including The Grand Old Duke of York, Oranges and Lemons and Upon Paul’s Steeple. Opus Anglicanum will perform the work three times in… Continue Reading