“Plainsong for Strings” was selected for performance in Vienna in October. The call for scores came from BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) to be sent to ECSA (European Composer and Songwriter Alliance). The European committee then selected my piece for performance. The performance was given by ECCO – European Contemporary Composers Orchestra at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, on 12th October 2017.
“The Apple Tree”, a round for 6 voice parts, was selected for study at the Sherborne Summer School of Music in
The piece for solo harp, “Threaded Stars” was performed by Jacinta Dennett in Hong Kong on 10 July 2017. The concert was at Kowloon Union Church, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
“Letter from Haworth”, a work for soprano, clarinet, cello and piano was performed at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville, Australia on 4th August 2016. The performers were the soprano, Valda Wilson, and Ensemble Liason of Melbourne. “Letter from Haworth” is a dramatic setting of an anguished letter by Charlotte Bronte, and 2016 was the centenary of her birth.
“Threaded Stars 2” for solo harp, was performed by Jacinta Dennett at Brighton Town Hall, Victoria, Australia on 17th July 2016.
“Hymn to Saint Brigid” (rev) was performed by the Astra Choir, conductor John McGaughey, at Good Shepherd Chapel, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia on 8th March 2016 at 8 pm.
The trio “Line Spun with Stars (revised)” for flute, cello and piano was performed on Saturday 30th January 2016 by the Thalassa Ensemble. The concert took place at St Cuthbert’s Church, Fordwych Rd, London NW2 3TN at 7.30 pm. The Thalassa Ensemble are – Natalie Bleicher, piano | Laura Beardsmore, flute | Cecilia Bignall, cello.
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Also on the programme was music by composers Diana Burrell, Philip Cashian, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Patrick Nunn, Natalie Bleicher and Karen Tanaka.
Festival performances of jennifer Fowler’s music include the ISCM World Music Days; Gaudeamus Music Week, Holland; Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music; the Proms season in Sydney; the International Sydney Spring Festival; the “Ring of Fire” Festival, London; the Festival of Perth, Australia; and Women in Music festivals in London, Atlanta, Alaska, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Rome and Beijing.
Jenny’s music is available from the Echoes Music, or the Australian Music Centre, Sydney.