Latest News about Roxanna
Panufnik Centenary Culmination: Be there to celebrate!!
November 2014

On Sunday 30th June, the Panufnik Family and the Brodsky Quartet will co-host a fabulous festive day at London's King's Place, to celebrate Andrzej Panufnik's centenary year! Co-curated by pianist Clare Hammond and the Brodskys, a Warsaw Cabaret Evening with Jacqui Dankworth, Charlie Wood & the Brodsky Quartet will round off a day of concerts, talks and film screenings. Come and join us for the party! More details: www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on-book-tickets/curated-weeks/panufnik-100-a-family-celebration#.VFfCMUsTnnk

Fireworks & FAFF in Malvern!
October 2014

The Fine Arts Brass Ensemble will give the world premiere of "FAFF" (Fine Arts FanFare) at Autumn in Malvern Festival on Saturday 18th October. Brace yourselves for technological fireworks! More details www.malvernfestival.co.uk/index.html

Eastern Europe - Middle Eastern!
October 2014

Super-pianist Tatiana Primak Khoury will give the Lebanese premiere of Polish folk-inspired Second Home (piano solo version) alongside other works including Rautavaara, Saygun and Chopin on 8th & 11th November at the Balamand University and Pierre Aboukhater Theatre (Beirut), respectively. Sounds like a fascinating evening!

Rocking Reviews for Dreamscape CD!
May 2014

Both The Independent on Sunday and The Observer have given Dreamscape 4 stars! Fiona Maddocks, in the latter, says: "This is intensely personal music-making, beautifully performed." Read the full article here.

"Ecstatic, affirmative…brilliantly performed…sensationally recorded"
February 2014

Out on 3rd February, Roxanna's new Warner Classics CD DANCE OF LIFE Tallinn Mass has already been receiving rave reviews (click HERE to read her favourite!) - go to www.tallinnmass.com for further details, videos and where to buy!

Zen Love Song LIVE to picture!
January 2014

On Tuesday 7th January the Concordia Foundation will present VOCES8 singing Roxanna's Zen Love Song live to the background of VJ Mischa Ying's animation of the piece. The Eastern-themes concert will take place at St Martin's-in-the-Fields in Central London. Click here for more details. 

"Celestial Bird" takes flight!
November 2013

VOCES8 will be premiering Roxanna's new setting of an ethereally beautiful poem by Jennifer Powers, alongside a new multi-national "Happy Christmas" fanfare at a seasonal concert in St Bartholomew the Great Church, West Smithfield, London on 2nd December 2013. Tel: 020 7553 4000 for tickets - also on sale at the door.

Orchestrapædia "zany and brilliant"!
July 2013

Read the full seenandheard-international.com review of the Cheltenham Festival performance by clicking here!

Orchestrapaedia went with a BANG!!
April 2013

Read reviews from BachtrackSeen and Heard International and buzzmag.co.uk and come and hear it at Cheltenham Music Festival 7th July!

Orchestrapaedia - which instrument are you...?!
March 2013

On 18th April 2013, Mark Eager & Welsh SInfonia will give the WP of Roxanna's Orchestrapaedia (which mirrors Britten's Young Person's Guide - but with a twist...) at the RWCMD in Cardiff. Each instrument's variation takes on an anthropomorphic character which has been illustrated by Roxanna's artist brother Jem Panufnik (click here to see some of the pics) - these wonderful illustrations will be projected above the orchestra through out the performance. Co-commissioned by Welsh Sinfonia and Cheltenham Music Festival, the piece will receive another performance at Cheltenham Festival on 7th July. 

Hear a sample from Roxanna's "Beastly Tales" CD - The Crocodile and the Monkey