Sound and Music New Voices 2014 Scores available through Composers Edition

Sound and Music New Voices 2014

Sarah has been announced as one of Sound and Music’s New Voices composers. The New Voices composers have each been composers-in-residence through one of Sound and Music’s schemes, and Sarah is part of this through the Portfolio scheme in which she was composer-in-residence with juice vocal ensemble in 2013.

Scores available through Composers Edition

Sarah’s vocal, choral and chamber music is now available to purchase via Composer’s Edition, both in print and download form. More works will be added for purchase soon.

“An austere work that utilised the Cathedral acoustic to fine effect with its broken motifs and murmured ciphers.” (Iwan Fox, review of ‘Those Echoes Around’, 2011)

Voice and Creation Residency, Aix-en-Provence Festival

Sarah has been commissioned by the Festival d'Aix Académie to compose a new work for tenor voice and piano.  She will spend two weeks in Aix-en-Provence in July 2015, where her piece will be workshopped and premiered during the Festival d'Aix.

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BBC NOW / Ty Cerdd concert

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales will premiere Sarah's new work for symphony orchestra, Is there no seeker of dreams that were? on 29th April 2015, in Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff.  The concert celebrates prominent living Welsh composers in collaboration with Ty Cerdd.

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Jerwood Opera Writing Programme 2014-15

Sarah has been invited to participate in Aldeburgh’s programme focusing on equipping composers, librettists and directors with the skills to write and stage an opera.  The course takes place over a year, and a wide range of composers, librettists, dramaturgs, directors, singing experts and opera industry professionals will come and give seminars on their own subjects.

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Sinfonia Newydd Music Creator 2014-15

Sarah is one of four composers commissioned by Sinfonia Newydd to write a piece for string quartet and live electronics.  Spezzati explores the aural architecture of different spaces, and will be premiered in Spring 2015 in venues around Cardiff.

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