A short tour through some of Will Todd's major works. Enjoy tasters from Mass in Blue, Passion Music, The Blackened Man, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and more.
Will Todd writes: "I was thrilled to accompany the chorus of English National Opera in a filmed recording of Chorale, the final movement from my Songs Of Renewal commissioned by Benjamin Goodson and the Bath Camerata a few years ago. The 'Song For Nature' concert...
Choralosophy is fast becoming the most vibrant place to hear about what's happening choral music worldwide. Will Todd talks to podcast host Chris Munce about his work, his working methods, and what he thinks is important for the future of choral music making....
A new community opera by Will Todd. Produced in partnership with Opera North and Northern Heartlands.Available to watch on demand from Friday 18 December.
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 windows as a sign of a hopeful future, Like A Rainbow Shining is a song for singers everywhere to enjoy and perform.
Will Todd has joined Into Opera and Performance Poet Adisa the Verbalizer to work with Six primary schools in Norwich to develop a major artistic response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Together, they have created a song cycle which is set to forever capture an important slice of social history. These songs will ensure that the perspective of these children , about the Covid-19 pandemic and the sudden changes it brought to their lives, will not be forgotten.
“Echoes, memories, pictures and sounds of a city: and the words and music that spring from it all.” Michael Rosen
Will Todd talks to opera journalist Gareth Jones for WNO’s series of podcasts ‘The O Word’ which explores the world of opera both on stage and off.
In this short film composer Will Todd provides some useful tips for classically trained choral singers who are thinking of performing a jazz choral work such as Passion Music or Mass in Blue
Switch ON Live: A Celebratory Season Preview from Opera North. Opera North celebrates a return to live performance in a special concert streamed live from Leeds Town Hall presented by Suzy Klein. More Info