Latest News about Roxanna
Poland, Austria, Birmingham, Nigeria - here we come!!
October 2018

November 2018 is packed with premieres! Faithful Journey - a Mass for Poland in Katowice and Birmingham (9th Nov & 21st Nov respectively), When You Appear on 12th Nov at Vienna's Musikverein, and The Gift of Music on 25th Nov in Lagos - see Performance Schedule for more details...

Watch Roxanna's Last Night of the Proms piece!
September 2018

Click here to watch "Songs of Darkness, Dreams of Light" on iPlayer (26 minutess in) or listen here to the Radio 3 broadcast!

Last Night of the Proms!
April 2018

Roxanna has been commissioned to write the new work for the Last Night of the Proms, 8th September 2018. Broadcast LIVE on BBC2 and Radio 3, "Songs of Darkness, Dreams of Light" involves the BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus & BBC Symphony Orchestra. Sir Andrew Davis will conduct and the piece, which sets words by Isaac Rosenberg and Khalil Gibran, marries an Ashkenazy Jewish prayer mode, Maronite Syriac chant and Sufi rhythms and structure.

Love Bade Me Welcome
February 2018

The world premiere of Love Bade Me Welcome will take place at King's College Cambridge, with the King's Voices and Ben Parry conducting at Evensong on 26th February 2018. The melody appeared to Rev. John Penny after his son Andrew, at only a few days old, suddenly died and some 20 years late Rev. Penny approached Roxanna to arrange it. A gentle rocking and lullaby-like setting of this beautiful George Herbert poem, proceeds from performances and sheet music sales will go to the stillbirth charity Sands.

99 Words CD launch concert!
November 2017

On Friday 24th November Theodora will narrate her father's words over Roxanna'a music at a concert to launch our new Tavener-Panufnik CD 99 Words which is being sold in aid of the Tavener Foundation - music education and interfaith harmony - come and join us! tickets

5-star reviews for Silver Birch opera!
July 2017

Standing ovations and fab reviews for Silver Birch which premiered 28th - 30th July at Garsington opera - read here: Classicalsource.com &  Musicomh.com!

Opera in production!
May 2017

Rehearsals for Roxanna's 'Silver Birch' (libretto by Jessica Duchen) are well underway for the big premiere on 28th July - further performances on 29th & 30th July. Suitable for 8 years and up! Click here for tickets and further info.

Watch Roxanna's "O Hearken" on BBC iPlayer
March 2017

Roxanna's Introit 'O Hearken' formed part of the Commonwealth Day annual service at Westminster Abbey, attended by the Queen and the Royal Family - click here to see it - starts at 00:49:49!

Four World Seasons on CD!
September 2016

Tasmin Little & BBC Symphony Orchestra have made a stunning recording of Roxanna's Four World Seasons - ready for pre-order at Presto, Amazon and MDT!

Watch & Listen to Roxanna's new BBC Shakespeare Song
April 2016

Love Sought is a setting of Olivia's passion for Cesario (Viola in disguise) from Twelfth Night. Commissioned by the BBC and premiered LIVE on In Tune, launching their Shakespeare anniversary weekend in Stratford upon Avon, the song was given to VJ and animator Mischa Giancovich - click here to see what she did….

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