Owain has just finished setting four Shakespeare texts to music for unaccompanied SATB choir. The Maesbury Singers, a choir based in the South-West conducted by Iain MacLeod Jones, commissioned the set of songs. ‘Love is a smoke’, ‘Love, whose month… Continue Reading
On Wednesday April 3rd and Sunday April 7th, Owain’s new anthem, Alleluia, was broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s choral evensong. The RSCM Millennium Youth Choir sang from St Mary Redcliffe Church in Bristol, where Owain was once Head Chorister. The broadcast… Continue Reading
On the 2nd March 2013, Wells Cathedral Choir will premiere Owain’s new setting of the evening canticles, The Wells Service. The choir will be joined by string players from the Athenaeum Chamber Orchestra of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. The… Continue Reading
As part of the Diocesan Choral Association Festival Evensong, ‘I will lift up mine eyes’, Owain’s commissioned setting of psalm 121, was performed in Wells Cathedral by choirs from around the diocese.
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 Choristers of Wells Cathedral performed ‘Cradle Lullaby‘ after evensong on Easter Sunday, as a surprise for the Organist & Master of the Choristers, Matthew Owens, his wife Ali and new-born baby James. The piece was commissioned by the Wells… Continue Reading
On the 13th May, the Wells Cathedral School Chapel Choir perform ‘Let thine heart keep my commandments‘, before on the 17th May, ‘St Andrew’s Service‘ is performed by Wells Cathedral Choir at the Eucharist Service. On the 27th May, the recent… Continue Reading
Owain has been commissioned to write a “celebratory organ piece for Pentecost based on Herbert Howells’ tune ‘Salisbury’” for Choir and Organ Magazine’s New Music series. The piece will be published in the May/June issue, and premiered by David Halls… Continue Reading
On the 18th December, The Mid-Wessex Singers, directed by Iain MacCleod-Jones, perform Owain’s While Shepherds Watched in their annual Christmas Concert. On the 11th December, the Wells Cathedral School Chapel Choir, conducted by Chris Finch, perform the carol as part of… Continue Reading
Owain accompanies Sophie Gallagher and Xavier Hetherington in a Christmas concert for voice and piano. As well as works by Mozart, Fauré and Bellini, Owain’s ‘Away in a Manger‘ is premiered; the combination being Soprano, Tenor and Piano.
As part of the St Andrew’s day 10am Eucharist, the Wells Cathedral Choristers, Choral Scholars and Wells Cathedral School Chapel Choir perform Owain’s ‘St Andrew’s Service‘ for the first time. Jonathan Vaughn, Organ; Matthew Owens, Conductor.
The Wells Cathedral School Chapel Choir premiere Owain’s setting of Thomas Campion’s words, ‘View me Lord‘, as part of their evening service in Wells Cathedral on the 16th October 2011; Owain conducts.
Pegasus, the London Chamber choir, performed ‘Let Thine Heart‘ in the Temple Church, London on the 17th September, 2011.
6th August 2011: Full Moon and Little Frieda in the RCM Full Moon and Little Frieda, a setting of Ted Hughes’ poem, was performed in the Royal College of Music by members of the Aurora Orchestra, and will be broadcast… Continue Reading
‘Nunc Dimittis‘, a setting of the Song of Solomon for SATTBB is premiered in Keble College Chapel, Oxford, by participants of The Organ Scholar Experience 2011 at a service of compline, with Owain conducting.