A New Heaven
My work The World on Fire (2015) will be released on a CD entitled A New Heaven on Signum Classics on the 03 March 2017. The recording is made by The Chapel Choir of The Queen’s College, Oxford University (with whom I have a strong working relationship), conducted by Owen Rees, and features contemporary works by MacMillan, Jackson, Rutter, Leighton and many others. The work was first performed by the choir.
10/03/2017: A New Heaven is number one in the UK Specialist Chart! Great news, and huge congratulations to all involved.
22/03/2017: A nice little review in the BBC Music Magazine where they state: ‘Queen’s College Choir is on top form…works by Cecilia McDowell and Phillip Cooke show the singers at their radiant best’. Nice.