Category: Featured Composers

Roxanna Panufnik

February 25, 2018

Featured this month is composer, Roxanna Panufnik, who has completed two versions of her work ‘Letters from Burma’. The original was premiered by Douglas Boyd and the Vellinger Quartet in 2004. Most recently in 2016, a new version for oboe and string orchestra was premiered by New Oboe Music Project founder, James Turnbull and the…

Paul Patterson

January 3, 2018

Paul Patterson is the latest composer to featured in the Journal and has written extensively for the oboe in so many combinations. As well as the compositions mentioned below, it is worth noting his Westerly Winds and Wind Quintet (Opus 2) are among his extensive catalogue that feature the oboe. Duologue Instrumentation: Oboe and Piano Duration:…

Emma-Ruth Richards

November 17, 2017

Emma-Ruth Richards is the featured composer this month and has written a remarkable work for solo oboe in celebration of Nicholas Daniel’s 50th Birthday in 2012. de Stâmparare Instrumentation: Solo Oboe Duration: 4′ First Performance: Premiered by Nicholas Daniel in 2012 in celebration of his 50th Birthday de Stâmpare translates into English as ‘soul cry’ and…

Robert Saxton

October 16, 2017

Robert Saxton is the featured composer this month and has written two remarkable works for oboe spanning several decades. Plans are afoot for more oboe works from this fantastic composer so do sign up to our newsletter to be updated on additional compositions. ‘…from a distant shore…’ Instrumentation: Solo Oboe Duration: 5′ First Performance: Premiered by Melinda…

Cheryl Frances-Hoad

September 4, 2017

Featured this month, are two works by the English composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad. Both written in the early twenty-first century, these works by Frances-Hoad are significant additions to the concerto and chamber music repertoire. Below are programme notes by the composer and links to the sheet music and recordings. A Refusal to Mourn (2000) Instrumentation: Oboe and…

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