LIKE A RAINBOW SHINING new free song for choirs

LIKE A RAINBOW SHINING new free song for choirs

A friend of mine asked recently if I could write a ‘song of hope’. It’s definitely challenging right now in the middle of 2020 not to feel disconnected, anxious and concerned about the future. Taking inspiration from the trend of painting rainbows and putting them in...
“Never take yourself too seriously”

“Never take yourself too seriously”

Will Todd talks to Karolina Silkina from the International Choral Bulletin “How did you start to create music?” “Which composers inspire you?” “What is your composition technique?” Just some of the questions answered in this article...
#ShareTheLove What does love sound like?

#ShareTheLove What does love sound like?

On Mother’s Day 2019 some of the country’s greatest composers and musicians, including Dame Evelyn Glennie, John Rutter, Will Todd and Debbie Wiseman OBE launched #ShareTheLove – a new campaign by national charity Soundabout to raise awareness of the vital role...
Will Todd writes for Opera North

Will Todd writes for Opera North

Opera North’s 2019/20 Season announced A new opera is being created by Durham-born composer Will Todd (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Mass in Blue; The Call of Wisdom), with a libretto by Manchester-based poet Tony Walsh, who came to worldwide attention in...
PASSION MUSIC on BBC Radio 4

PASSION MUSIC on BBC Radio 4

Jazz Church Music, Holocaust Remembrance, Venezuela Composer Will Todd talks about the ideas and spiritual inspirations behind his new CD of jazz/gospel ‘Passion Music’. Also on the programme: On this Holocaust Memorial Day, Edward talks to Hannah Lewis...