Latest News about Roxanna
Standing ovation for Across the Line of Dreams...
March 2019

Before conductors Marin Alsop and Valentina Peleggi had even waved off the final note, the audience at Strathmore were on their feet applauding the sensational performance by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the University of Maryland Choir of Roxanna and Jessica Duchen's "Across the Line of Dreams" - still not too late to catch it! further performances 15th and 16th March at the Meyerhoff Hall in Baltimore and 28th, 29th and 30th March with same conductors, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Osep choirs!

Two composers, Four Hands!
March 2019

Hear the UK premiere of Roxanna's affectionate tribute to her father Andrzej Panufnik and Lutosławski on 6th March at the Cadogan Hall in London. The double string orchestra piece celebrates their incredibly brave and illicit piano duo in Nazi-occupied Warsaw and performed by London Chamber Orchestra and conducted by Christopher Warren-Green. Tickets here.

February Full of Romance!
January 2019

On Valentine's Day, Tasmin Little will be performing Roxanna's "Four World Seasons" at Ealing Music Festival and 2 days before, her Love Abide album will be reissued by Signum, a multi-faith programme inspired by love which "radiates heart-warming positivity" (Classical Music Magazine).

Poland, Austria, Birmingham, Nigeria - here we come!!
October 2018

November 2018 is packed with premieres! Faithful Journey - a Mass for Poland in Katowice and Birmingham (9th Nov & 21st Nov respectively), When You Appear on 12th Nov at Vienna's Musikverein, and The Gift of Music on 25th Nov in Lagos - see Performance Schedule for more details...

Watch Roxanna's Last Night of the Proms piece!
September 2018

Click here to watch "Songs of Darkness, Dreams of Light" on iPlayer (26 minutess in) or listen here to the Radio 3 broadcast!

Last Night of the Proms!
April 2018

Roxanna has been commissioned to write the new work for the Last Night of the Proms, 8th September 2018. Broadcast LIVE on BBC2 and Radio 3, "Songs of Darkness, Dreams of Light" involves the BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus & BBC Symphony Orchestra. Sir Andrew Davis will conduct and the piece, which sets words by Isaac Rosenberg and Khalil Gibran, marries an Ashkenazy Jewish prayer mode, Maronite Syriac chant and Sufi rhythms and structure.

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: Classicalsource.com &  Musicomh.com!

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.

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