Brian Elias

This month, Brian Elias is the featured composer with his highly acclaimed Oboe Quintet and Electra Mourns. The latter won a British Composer Award in 2013 and Elias’ Oboe Quintet is a…

Sadie Harrison

This month, Sadie Harrison is the featured composer with her fantastic solo oboe pieces ‘Three Jennys’ and work for solo oboe d’amore or oboe ‘Jinny’s Haiku’. For those oboists currently taking ABRSM…

Stephen McNeff

This month, Stephen McNeff is the featured composer of the Journal. With works for Oboe and Cor Anglais in his catalogue, the music featured below takes both instruments in new and interesting…

Michael Small

This month, Michael Small is the featured composer of the Journal. His fantastic new oboe quintet, Jali, was written for his father Jonathan Small (Principal Oboe, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic). Jali (2017/18) Instrumentation:…

Diana Burrell

This month, Diana Burrell is the featured composer of the Journal. With a number of works featuring oboe and cor anglais from the past 30 years, Diana has contributed the following fantastic…

Melinda Maxwell

This month the oboist and composer, Melinda Maxwell, is featured in the Journal. The extensive catalogue of fantastic oboe solo and chamber works below spans over three decades and shows the wonderful…

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…