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Requiem Gravare in South Carolina and London

Requiem Gravare in South Carolina and London

Combining traditional requiem texts with a contemporary libretto by Dr. Robert Walker, Will Todd’s “mini opera” for soloists, choir, and chamber orchestra is a dramatic journey through the stages of grief.

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Migrations, a new opera commissioned by Welsh National Opera

Migrations, a new opera commissioned by Welsh National Opera

Written by six writers from diverse backgrounds and composed by Will Todd and Jasdeep Singh Degun, Migrations is an an unmissable epic drama on a huge scale. Performed by an expanded WNO Orchestra and joined by a cast of 100 performers, including WNO Chorus, Renewal Choir Community Chorus, Bollywood dancers and a children’s chorus.

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World Premiere of Let All The People Praise You

World Premiere of Let All The People Praise You

The University of Aberdeen Chamber Choir premiered Let All The People Praise You at their concert “Dreams and Visions” 19 February 2022 in St Machar’s Cathedral, Old Aberdeen. Scored for SATB and piano with bass, drums and alto sax you can watch the premiere here.

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Will Todd discusses Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Will Todd discusses Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Will Todd introduces his 2013 family opera, commissioned by Opera Holland Park - with excerpts of the music and insights into the creative and collaborative process.   “The most charming, least condescending opera for children I have seen. Todd’s instrumentation...

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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 windows as a sign of a hopeful future, Like A Rainbow Shining is a song for singers everywhere to enjoy and perform.

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2020: YOU WON’T HOLD ME BACK! with Into Opera

2020: YOU WON’T HOLD ME BACK! with Into Opera

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.

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How do you write an opera?

How do you write an opera?

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.

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How the internet saved a community opera

How the internet saved a community opera

“We've only gone and done it!"A line from Will Todd's new community opera for Opera North.   In early 2020, Opera North joined forces with Northern Heartlands to create 'Song of our Heartland', with Will Todd and librettist Emma Jenkins in collaboration with the...

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“Never take yourself too seriously”

“Never take yourself too seriously”

“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 for the official Magazine of the International Federation of Choral Music.

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#ShareTheLove

#ShareTheLove

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 that...

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Will Todd talks about Passion Music

Will Todd talks about Passion Music

  Composer Will Todd talks about the ideas and spiritual inspirations behind his new recording of  Passion Music for BBC Radio 4.     The jazz choral work written in 2018 for the choirs of St Martin in the Fields and gospel vocalist Shaneeka Simon is...

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Hope For Grenfell

Hope For Grenfell

Opera Holland Park marked the one year anniversary of the Grenfell disaster with a special gala performance, raising money for the Rugby Portobello Trust. On Wednesday 13th June 2018 a choir of 200 children and adults from the community, alongside the opera chorus,...

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We are GDPR compliant

We are GDPR compliant

As you may know the General Protection Data Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU law which comes into effect at the end of May 2018. Here at Tyalgum Press and Will Todd Music we have updated our privacy policy in line with the new laws

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Passion Music with Classic FM

Passion Music with Classic FM

Classic FM was live. 26 March 2018  · London   “Passion Music....this incredible new work"Classic FM broadcast live excerpts of Will Todd’s new Passion Music published by Oxford University Press. Passion Music continues the fusion of jazz and choral music so...

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Will Todd’s Choral Symphony no. 4 Ode To A Nightingale

Will Todd’s Choral Symphony no. 4 Ode To A Nightingale

"This important release should be in every keen choral singer’s Christmas stocking."After landing straight in the Top 10 of the Specialist Classical Charts, Will Todd's latest Signum CD release Choral Symphony No.4 ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ with the BBC Concert Orchestra...

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