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Latest news

London Festival of Contemporary Church Music: Two of David’s works feature in the 2022 Festival: The Gainsborough Responses will be sung on 8 May at Choral Evensong in St Pancras Church, and the motet Ave verum corpus heard at St John the Baptist, Wimbledon.

Mayflower400 premiere: In 2020, Arts Council England provided funding for the commissioning from David of a new 50-minute cantata, A sure refuge, marking the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower to New England. This was premiered by Gainsborough Choral Society on Saturday 13 November 2021.

Apollo5On 12 February 2021, the international award-winning British vocal ensemble, Apollo5, released an album, Where All Roses Go, featuring David’s setting of John Donne’s poem poem, The Good-morrow. This partsong, written especially for Apollo5, was also included in the programme for a live-streamed concert on Sunday 14 February.

PrintYourOwn: We have launched the facility for you to purchase a licensed PDF from which you can make all the copies you need, conveniently and cost-effectively.

Showreel 2020: In September 2020, David gave a video presentation to the ABCD’s Choral Leaders Festival, introducing a selection of his works for choirs of different kinds.

LFCCM: David’s motet, Panis angelicus, was chosen to feature in the 2019 London Festival of Contemporary Church Music. It was sung during Choral Eucharist in St Giles, Cripplegate, on Sunday 19 May 2019.

Prize winner: In September 2018, David was revealed as the winner of a major competition for a new anthem for a cathedral choir. His setting of ‘Before Action’ (a war poem by William Hodgson MC) took the prize in the St Edmundsbury Cathedral / RA Vestey Memorial Trust Competition, was subsequently premiered by the cathedral choir on 7 November 2018, and can be heard in the recording below (Dir: James Thomas, Org: Alexander Binns).