MAJOR CHORAL WORKS

THE GLOUCESTER SERVICE

A setting of the Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis, commissioned for Gloucester Cathedral Choir by their Director of Music, Adrian Partington, first performed at the Three Choirs Festival, 2016.

THE ST. JOHN PASSION 

Commissioned for Gloucester Cathedral Choir by their Director of Music, Adrian Partington.

A contemporary 30 minute setting for choir and organ.

First performed on Good Friday 2014,
and performed every year on Good Friday since then.

 

 "A superb achievement" 

Robert Sharpe, Director of Music, York Minster


THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE

A setting of UK Poet Laureat Carol Ann Duffy's poem.
This poem, set in the trenches during World War 1, was written in remembrance of Christmas Eve 1914, when a spontaneous truce broke out between the British and German soldiers.
The troops sang Christmas carols together, exchanged gifts and played impromptu games of football. They also buried casualties and repaired trenches and dugouts. These wonderful events can all be heard reflected in Ian's music. 

Commissioned by Adrian Partington for Gloucester Cathedral Choir.

Written for Narrator, Choir and Organ, first performed November 2018.

TO THE ETERNAL FATHER

An anthem for choir, handbells and organ, commissioned to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the introduction of Girl Choristers at Worcester Cathedral.

First performed in September 2016 by the Girl choristers with the Cathedral choir, conducted by Christopher Allsop.

THE GLOUCESTER GIRLS' SERVICE 

A setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis to celebrate the first anniversary of the Inauguration of Girl Choristers at Gloucester Cathedral.
Commissioned by Adrian Partington and their conductor
Nia Llewellyn Jones, first performed in November 2017.