Latest News about Roxanna
Love Bade Me Welcome
February 2018

The world premiere of Love Bade Me Welcome will take place at King's College Cambridge, with the King's Voices and Ben Parry conducting at Evensong on 26th February 2018. The melody appeared to Rev. John Penny after his son Andrew, at only a few days old, suddenly died and some 20 years late Rev. Penny approached Roxanna to arrange it. A gentle rocking and lullaby-like setting of this beautiful George Herbert poem, proceeds from performances and sheet music sales will go to the stillbirth charity Sands.

99 Words CD launch concert!
November 2017

On Friday 24th November Theodora will narrate her father's words over Roxanna'a music at a concert to launch our new Tavener-Panufnik CD 99 Words which is being sold in aid of the Tavener Foundation - music education and interfaith harmony - come and join us! tickets

5-star reviews for Silver Birch opera!
July 2017

Standing ovations and fab reviews for Silver Birch which premiered 28th - 30th July at Garsington opera - read here: &!

Opera in production!
May 2017

Rehearsals for Roxanna's 'Silver Birch' (libretto by Jessica Duchen) are well underway for the big premiere on 28th July - further performances on 29th & 30th July. Suitable for 8 years and up! Click here for tickets and further info.

Watch Roxanna's "O Hearken" on BBC iPlayer
March 2017

Roxanna's Introit 'O Hearken' formed part of the Commonwealth Day annual service at Westminster Abbey, attended by the Queen and the Royal Family - click here to see it - starts at 00:49:49!

Four World Seasons on CD!
September 2016

Tasmin Little & BBC Symphony Orchestra have made a stunning recording of Roxanna's Four World Seasons - ready for pre-order at Presto, Amazon and MDT!

Watch & Listen to Roxanna's new BBC Shakespeare Song
April 2016

Love Sought is a setting of Olivia's passion for Cesario (Viola in disguise) from Twelfth Night. Commissioned by the BBC and premiered LIVE on In Tune, launching their Shakespeare anniversary weekend in Stratford upon Avon, the song was given to VJ and animator Mischa Giancovich - click here to see what she did….

Watch The Making Of….
June 2015

...Dance of Life:Tallinn Mass, in it's staged New York premiere with the exquisite Choral Chameleon here!

South Africa comes to Swaledale!
May 2015

Double Bassist Leon Bosch and pianist Sung-Suk Kang will give the world premiere of "Shosholoza" - Roxanna's loving treatment of the famous South African miners' song - at Swaledale Festival on 27th May. More info here!

Spiritual and Romantic - Simultaneously!!
May 2015

On 16th May 2015, the world premiere of Roxanna's "The Tablet of Your Heart" will take place at Westmisnter Cathedral, London. Commissioned by The Tablet Magazine for it's 175th anniversary, it will form part of a special mass to which anyone and everyone is welcome! 2pm start! See you there?

Hear a sample from Roxanna's "Beastly Tales" CD - The Crocodile and the Monkey
"Beastly Tales" CD - The Crocodile and the Monkey