News: December, 2008

A new choral piece published

For the January/February 2009 edition, Choir and Organ magazine commissioned Robert to write a motet for their regular New Music feature. The motet, Ave verum corpus, is for SSAATTBB and can be reproduced and used for free for 6 months. To view the score as a PDF and to read about the piece, please visit

We finally get to Langa...

After a last-minute technical glitch prevented the first performance of Robert’s Cycling to Langa at rarescale’s 5th birthday concert in September, Carla Rees (alto and bass flutes) and Michael Oliva (electronics) of rarescale premiered the piece on 13 December 2008 at St Leonard’s, Shoreditch.

rarescale present postponed premiere of Cycling to Langa

After an unfortunate technical glitch prevented the premiere of Cycling to Langa at rarescale’s wonderful 5th anniversary concert on 13 September, the premiere has been re-scheduled for 13 December at St Leonard’s, Shoreditch. Along with the first performance of this piece for alto and bass flutes with looping, premieres of music by Rob Ratcliffe and Michael Csanyi-Wills will be heard.

St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch High Street, London

13 December 2008 at 7.30pm

Sounds Underground appointment

Robert has been appointed Artistic Director of independent new music organisation Sounds Underground.

Please visit for more information about Sounds Underground.