Siglo de Oro and Sam Corkin give the world premiere of Alex's new piece for choir and saxophone, I Know That My Redeemer Liveth, at the Victoria International Arts Festival, Malta.
2nd performance of Alex's new chamber orchestra piece, inspired by the forests of Aulanko, and paired with Sibelius's 5th Symphony. Performed at the Birley Centre, Eastbourne by the Arensky Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Will Kunhardt.
The Choir of Truro Cathedral perform Alex's Ave Virgo Sanctissima at Truro Cathedral Evensong.
Premiere performance of Jeremiad, a companion piece for Britten's Abraham and Isaac, for alto, tenor and piano. Performed at Truro Cathedral by Toshi Ogita, Paul-Ethan Bright and Paul Drayton. Alex will give a pre-performance talk at 1.15pm in conversation with Russell Pascoe.
4th performance of St John's Service at St John's College, Cambridge Evensong, written for and performed by St John's Voices, directed by Graham Walker.
Alex and hornist Alexei Watkins perform a lunchtime recital including a new work by Alex (Aria) written especially for Alexei, as well as music by Beethoven, Strauss and Messiaen.
A recital featuring Alex's new piece Aria, written for Alexei Watkins, with whom he performs it today. Also including music by Messiaen, Britten, and Vinter.
The Choir of Magdelene College, Cambridge, perform Alex's Salve Regina, written especially for the choir and its conductor Graham Walker, at Magdelene College Evensong. Master of Magdelene and former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams delivers the sermon.
Premiere performance of Ah! Sovereign Lord, for soprano, 2 clarinets, viola, cello & double bass. Performed by Royal Academy of Music musicians in the David Josefowitz Recital Hall.
3rd performance of O Vos Omnes, written for and performed by The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conducted by Andrew Nethsingha.
A recital featuring the world premiere of Aria, written by Alex for Alexei Watkins, with whom he performs it today. Also including music by Messiaen, Britten, and Vinter.
Alex conducts the world premiere of his 'Inward Light', for choir and string orchestra, at Ely Cathedral. Performed by the choir and orchestra of Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge.
First performance of Alex's horn trio Fantastic Beasts, performed by Huw Watkins, Michael Foyle and Alexei Watkins in the David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, at 7pm on 24th April. Free entry.
3rd performance of St John's Service at St John's College, Cambridge Evensong, written for and performed by St John's Voices, directed by Graham Walker.
Premiere of Land of Nod for solo piano. Performed by Zubin Kanga in the David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music.
Premiere of Ave Virgo Sanctissima at Regent Hall, Oxford Street (London). Performed by Blossom Street Singers, conducted by Hillary Campbell.
St John's Voices perform Alex's Nunc Dimittis (part of his St John's Service) in Hong Kong City Hall.
Leo Popplewell and William Clark-Maxwell give the UK premiere of Alex's cello duet Cain and Abel in Gonville & Caius College Chapel, Cambridge, alongside cello solos and duets by Bach, Mozart and Barrière. Admission is free, with a retiring collection.
O Vos Omnes receives its second performance at Evensong in St John’s College Chapel, Cambridge. Performed by The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, directed by Andrew Nethsingha.
Chris Thompson, professor of vocal music at Missouri State University, performs Three Tempestuous Tunes in Manhattan, Kansas.
Cain and Abel, a duet for two cellos, is premiered by Leo Popplewell and William Clark-Maxwell at the Orpheus and Bacchus Festival, Bordeaux.
Alex's St John's Service receives its third performance by St John’s Voices, directed by Graham Walker, at the St John’s College Cambridge May Concert.
Beaufort Winds perform Alex's wind quintet Follow Through as part of their end-of-year recital at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.
Beaufort Winds perform Alex's wind quintet Follow Through in St Andrew's Church, Deal, Kent.
Alex's St John's Service receives its second performance by St John’s Voices (directed by Graham Walker), at Evensong in St John’s College Chapel, Cambridge.
Mark Stone and Richard Sisson perform Three Tempestuous Tunes live on BBC Radio 3 from Stratford-upon-Avon (The Other Place Theatre), as part of Shakespeare’s 400th birthday celebrations. More info here.
Gabriella Jones performs Alex's Violin Sonata in the Old Library of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Alex also accompanies her in works by Brahms and Kreisler.
Alex's Violin Sonata and wind quintet Follow Through are performed in the St John’s College Divinity School, Cambridge. Alex also conducts several premieres by other composers.
St John’s Voices (the mixed choir of St John’s College, Cambridge), directed by Graham Walker, premiere Alex’s St John's Service setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis at Evensong in St John’s College Chapel, Cambridge.