Kenneth Hesketh

This month, Kenneth Hesketh’s solo oboe work The Mechanical Turk is the feature of the Journal. Dedicated to Hansjorg Schellenberger this is a substantial composition for solo oboe that is full of energy…

Nicola LeFanu

This month, Nicola LeFanu and three of her compositions are featured in the journal. Spanning nearly 40 years of her life, these are remarkable works and fantastic additions to the repertoire. Soliloquy…

John Woolrich

This month, John Woolrich and his music for oboe are featured in the Journal. Over several decades, John has composed a number of works featuring the oboe including the notable Oboe Concerto which was premiered…

Thea Musgrave

This year sees Thea Musgrave celebrate her 90th birthday and with it she has recently been awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music. It is hard to encapsulate what an incredible amount of…

Mark Simpson

This month, Mark Simpson and two of his compositions for the oboe are being highlighted in the Journal. Both written in the past decade, Windflower and Nur Musik are both part of a fantastic…

Roxanna Panufnik

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…

Paul Patterson

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…

Emma-Ruth Richards

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′…

Robert Saxton

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…

Cheryl Frances-Hoad

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…