Owain Park: Choral Works has been nominated for a BBC Music Magazine award. The jury says: “There are many unctuous, somewhat anonymous choral discs. By contrast Park conjures up a brilliant, modern prism of sounds through which we glimpse fragments… Continue Reading
Park: Choral Works (2018) The first complete album of choral works by Owain is now available from iTunes and Hyperion Records. The music has been recorded by The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, directed by Stephen Layton. Tracks include The Wings of… Continue Reading
To mark the centenary of the end of World War I, the Military Wives Choirs – 69 choirs from across Britain and abroad – commissioned Owain to write a piece for their album, ‘Remember’. The text for Owain’s work, ‘The… Continue Reading
‘Shepherds’ Cradle Song’ has been included in ORA’s 2017 Advent Calendar. Listen to Owain’s piece on Spotify here.
Owain’s new commission from Tenebrae, Footsteps, has been featured in unCLASSIFIED’s New Releases Playlist on Spotify. The work will be performed across the UK later this year, with the World Premiere in Hull, the 2017 City of Culture, on 18… Continue Reading
The award-winning professional vocal ensemble, Tenebrae, commissioned a unique new choral work by Owain Park, Footsteps, to accompany the revival of Path of Miracles by Joby Talbot, which returns this year for an extensive UK tour. Footsteps allows Tenebrae to perform alongside choirs near its touring locations… Continue Reading
Two of Owain’s pieces have been nominated in the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2016: Let thine heart and Tomorrow shall be my dancing day. To cast your vote or find out more, visit the Classic FM website. Let thine heart… Continue Reading
The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge and Stephen Layton have recorded four of Owain’s pieces on their latest album, Yulefest! The CD includes the first recordings of Tomorrow shall be my dancing day and Shepherds’ Cradle Song, as well as… Continue Reading
ORA and Suzi Digby have recorded a new commission, ‘Upheld by stillness’, as part of a project with works reflecting on pieces by William Byrd. Owain’s piece reflects on the Santus & Benedictus from the Mass for Five voices. The… 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
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
Jingle Wells, a new christmas CD featuring favourite carols, sacred and secular, old and new, has recently been released on the Regent label. The CD includes the first recording of ‘Cradle Lullaby‘, Owain’s specially composed carol for the birth of… Continue Reading
The Choristers of Wells Cathedral have recorded ‘Cradle Lullaby‘ which will be released on the forthcoming Christmas release from Wells Cathedral Choir. The recording was conducted by Matthew Owens, and Owain accompanied on the organ.
The RSCM Millennium Youth Choir have recorded their third disc, featuring music of contemporary choral composers, including Owain’s ‘Let thine heart keep thy commandments‘. The recording took place in Tonbridge School Chapel.
The Royal School of Church Music’s Millennium Youth Choir, directed by David Ogden, will record one of Owain’s compositions on their forthcoming album, to be recorded over the Easter break.
The Choir of Westbury on Trym Parish Church have recorded Owain’s ‘Confirmation Prayer‘ on their new disc, ‘All Times and Seasons’ which has been released this month. The choir is conducted by David Ogden, with Richard Johnson playing the Organ.… Continue Reading
‘While Shepherds Watched‘, one of two songs on the new Charity Christmas Single, is released on the new Wells Cathedral School Record label, of which Owain is Musical Director. Harry Johnson has produced the single, and it is sold around… Continue Reading
‘While Shepherds Watched’, a new setting of the famous carol by Owain, has been recorded by musicians and singers from Wells Cathedral School, and will soon be available to purchase as part of a Charity Single in aid of The… Continue Reading
The Choir of Westbury on Trym Parish Church have recorded Owain’s ‘Confirmation Prayer‘ on their new disc, ‘All Times and Seasons’. It will be released in December. David Ogden, Conductor; Richard Johnson, Organ.