Opera North have just announced their 2019/20 season which will include a new opera by Durham-born composer Will Todd and Manchester-based poet Tony Walsh, who came to worldwide attention in May 2017 when he recited his poem ‘This is the Place’ at the vigil following the Manchester bombing.
Just announced! Will Todd to present at the World Symposium on Choral Music in Auckland, New Zealand in 2020
Will Todd will be presenting a seminar on Choral Music and Jazz at WSCM from 11-18 July 2020. As Artistic Director John Rosser comments, “From so many fine submissions, we have been able to select not only a wonderfully diverse and exciting programme, but also one of the highest quality.”
Composer Will Todd talks about the ideas and spiritual inspirations behind his new CD of jazz/gospel ‘Passion Music’
Will Todd's exciting new work PASSION MUSIC is to receive it's US premiere at the American Choral Directors Association's 60th anniversary international convention. Kauffman Center in Kansas City, Missouri 2nd March 2019 at 7.30pm
Will Todd's new jazz choral work Passion Music is now available to purchase from OUP.
Opera Holland Park marked the one year anniversary of the Grenfell disaster with a special gala performance, raising money for the Rugby Portobello Trust. The gala was given in memory of Debbie Lamprell, who was a member of the OHP's staff when she died in the...
On Wednesday 13th June at Opera Holland Park’s Hope For Grenfell concert in aid of Rugby Portobello Trust a choir of 200 children and adults from the community, alongside the opera chorus, performed ‘Help Me Believe’ – a new piece commissioned by OHP with words and...
In case you missed it, still available on BBC iplayer, a 'Jazz Celebration for Pentecost', featuring the Will Todd Ensemble and the combined choirs of St Martin-in-the-Fields was broadcast for Pentecost. Hymns include the well-loved Every Time I Feel the Spirit, God...
At Opera Holland Park’s Hope For Grenfell concert in aid of Rugby Portobello Trust a choir of 200 children and adults from the community, alongside the opera chorus, performed ‘Help Me Believe’ – a new piece commissioned by OHP with words and music by Will Todd and Gareth Malone. Through a series of workshops organised by OHP’s Inspire Project, members of the community helped write the words, describing their hopes for the future and their desire for remembrance.