I have written a new carol for the readers of BBC Music Magazine, setting Francis Chesterton’s evocative poem, Here is the little door. About the piece Here are a few words I wrote for the readers: I find Christmas a… Continue Reading
Stephen Layton and The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge have premiered Owain’s Trinity Service at evensong on Tuesday 16th February. The score will soon be available on Musicroom, and the live webcast of the service can be found here.
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
2nd – 7th August 2011: TOSE in Oxford Owain is a participant of The Organ Scholar Experience course, run by the RCO in Oxford. He received tuition from world-class organists, such as David Goode, Daniel Hyde, and Clive Driskill-Smith.
28th-31st July 2011: Hogan Ensemble ‘tour’ to Wells The Hogan Ensemble break with tradition, and travel to the exotic city of Wells. On Thursday 28th, there is a concert in St Monicas’, Bristol, and on Friday, a concert in St… Continue Reading
23rd-24th July 2011: Exultate Singers in Winchester Exultate Singers, directed by David Ogden, visit Winchester Cathedral, and sing the weekend’s services. Music includes Wilby’s Te Deum, Cecilia McDowall’s St Martin’s Canticles, and Howells’ St Paul’s Service, with Owain Park, organ.
21st July 2011: Wellensian Consort in St John’s Smith Square The Wellensian Consort perform works by Burgon in his memorial concert, in St John’s Smith Sqaure, London, at 7.30pm.
18th-20th July 2011: Mousai Singers Northern Tour The Mousai Singers, directed by Daniel Cook and Ian Wicks, sing evensong in Lichfield Cathedral on the 18th July, and perform a concert of choral masterpieces in Hartlepool on the 19th. Music includes… Continue Reading
16th July 2011: Wellensian Consort visit Harrow The Wellensian Consort perform works such as Vivaldi’s Gloria in Harrow School, conducted by Christopher Finch.
9th July 2011: WCS Speech Day Owain accompanies the WCS Chapel Choir, singing Bainton’s And I Saw a New Heaven, and Rutter’s Gaelic Blessing, and also plays the Toccata from Widor’s Symphony no. V.
9th-10th July 2011: Hogan Ensemble return to Ealing Abbey The Hogan Ensemble return to Ealing Abbey to perform works such as Frank Martin’s Mass in a concert at 7.30pm on the 9th, and then sing the service of Mass on… Continue Reading
27th June 2011: WCS Choirs and Ensembles Concert Wells Cathedral School’s Choirs and Ensembles come together to perform recent music, with Chilcott, Jazz and Rhythm on the menu. Owain accompanies and sings.
7th June 2011: Fantasie in a Rumba Style A ‘Fantasie in a Rumba Style’ on the plainchant ‘Jesu Dulcis’ is premièred as part of ‘new music wells 71-11’ for Tuesday’s evensong by Owain. The Wells Cathedral Choir will also be… Continue Reading
4th June 2011: BDOA Organ Recital Owain plays a varied programme of organ music, including Vierne’s Final in D major from Symphony No. 1, and premières his Méditation for organ. 6pm, St Pauls Church, Southville.
25th May 2011: MacMillan and MacGregor in Bath Abbey – Live Broadcast The Wells Cathedral School Chamber Choir perform five of James MacMillan’s shorter secular choral works, alongside Joanna MacGregor and The Britten Sinfonia. Nigel Perrin conducts the choir. For… Continue Reading
17th May 2011: ‘Let thine heart keep my commandments’ première Owain’s composition, ‘Let thine heart keep my commandments’, was selected as one of the finalists of the King James Bible Composition Awards 2011. The piece, for SATB choir, piano and… Continue Reading
15th May 2011: ‘A Confirmation Prayer’ performed in Wells Cathedral The Wells Cathedral School Chapel Choir perform Owain’s ‘A Confirmation Prayer’ in Wells Cathedral at 6pm, as part of the annual Confirmation service, in which over twenty candidates from the… Continue Reading
19th April 2011: Mousai Singers sing Gesualdo As part of the Easter week devotion services in Salisbury Cathedral, the Mousai Singers sing six of Gesualdo’s pieces, in the Quire of Salisbury Cathedral.
17th April 2011: NYC in Birmingham Symphony Hall The National Youth Choir perform works ranging from Guerro’s ‘Duo Seraphim’ to Bach’s ‘Komm Jesu Komm‘ in the Birmingham Symphony Hall at 7pm.
2nd April 2011: Winning Composition ‘Time Was‘ Performed The Phoenix Singers of Shrewsbury perform ‘Time Was’, Owain’s winning piece in their 2010/11 International Composition Competition. The Phoenix Singers also perform works by Poulenc and Bach’s Jesu meine Freude.