Alumna Wins Concord Competition

Alumna Alison Willis has won the London Concord Singers’ 50th anniversary composition competition.

Selected from over 50 entries, Thou has made me endless will receive its première as part of the choir’s 50th anniversary concert at the Priory Church of the Order of St John, St John’s Square, London, in December.

Founded by Malcolm Cottle in 1966, the London Concord Singers is an award-winning chamber choir comprising approximately 30 mixed voices. It has given a number of world, UK and London premières of works by composers such as John Rutter, Andrzej Panufnik, Richard Rodney Bennett, John McCabe and Kenneth Leighton.

The anniversary concert on 8 December will be conducted by Jessica Norton and will feature, in addition to Willis’ piece, works by Poulenc, Josquin, Palestrina, Byrd, Redford, Mendelssohn and Britten. To learn more click here.

20 September 2016