News and Concerts

Addison Singers performing at the Minack Theatre

News and Performances


Guest lecturer for Samford University’s London programme, teaching the music module as part of a very popular Arts & Society course based at Daniel House, South Kensington.

Addison Singers Summer Concert

Saturday 13 July 2019, 7.30pm, St Peter’s Church, Southfield Road, W4 1BB

First performance of a new commission by Zillah, a setting of the beautiful poem ‘Hymn’ by Joseph Addison. The piece was part of a year of new commissions with composers Michael Berkeley and Howard Goodall also writing new pieces for the Addison Singers for their Spring and Christmas concerts.

Parry and Beyond – a celebration of English choral music

Sunday 28th October 2018, 7.30pm, St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden (the Actor’s Church)

Zillah’s piece A Red Red Rose received a very warm reception at this varied programme of English choral music past and present.

Addison Singers Summer Concert

Saturday 7 July 2018, 7.30pm, St Peter’s Church, West Kensington, London W4 1BB

A performance of Carmina Burana, along with shorter pieces by Judith Weir and Zillah’s piece, A Red Red Rose.

Isle of Man Concert Tour

Friday 13th July 2018, 7.30pm, St Mary of the Isle Church and Saturday 14th July, 12.30pm, Villa Marina, Douglas

Zillah’s  piece A Red, Red Rose was performed as part of the two concert programmes in collaboration with the Tallis Consort and the Manx Ladies’ choir.

Informal recording of a Red, Red Rose made at St Mary of the Isle Church concert

Ephemeral Pools Exhibition

20 July – 18 August 2018, Red House Gallery in Merthyr, South Wales CF47 8AE

Exhibition by landscape photographer Matt Botwood featuring atmospheric watery reflections captured in pine forests near his home in the Brecon Beacons. The exhibition includes short videos set to music by Zillah. See the Music page and Matt’s website for more information about the collaboration.

Ephemeral Pools I

Ephemeral Pools II

Aspects of the Piano

Friday 18th May 2018, 7.30pm, St. Mary Magdalene, Munster Square, London NW1 3PH

A concert of new piano and chamber music organised by the London Composers Forum.

The Composer’s Voice

Friday 8th March 2018, 7.30pm, Vauxhall Tea House Theatre, London

An evening of music and discussion to mark International Women’s Day organised by the London Composer’s Forum with a programme of music by female composers including a new piece by Zillah, 17 Haiku for Women, performed by the Barley Singers.

Dance with the Winds

Wednesday 11th October 2017, 7.30pm, Herne Hill School, South London

A further performance at the Herne Hill Musical Festival of new music and dance pieces created in collaboration with dancers and choreographers from the London Contemporary Dance School, composers and the London Consort of Winds. The concert included a second performance of a piece composed by Zillah called The Sea Witch, choreographed by Alistair Wroe.

Wedding of Sophie Rose Reid and Timothy Oladapo-Ogunlesi

Saturday 30th September 2017, 2.30pm, Holy Trinity Brompton Church, Knightsbridge

A new choral piece, A Red, Red Rose written by Zillah especially for the occasion was given its first performance by the Addison Chamber Choir at Sophie and Tim’s wedding. Sophie chose the text by Robert Burns.

Contemporary Dance Performance with music performed by the London Consort of Winds

Sunday 19th March 2017, 6-8pm

Chisenhale Dance Studios, London E3 5QZ

A performance of brand new contemporary dance pieces created in collaboration with dancers and choreographers from the London Contemporary Dance School, composers and the London Consort of Winds. The performance includes a new work written by Zillah for the project called The Sea Witch.

Concert of Shakespeare’s Music (part of the Brandenburg Festival)

15th October 2016, 7.30pm, St Sepulchre Without Newgate Church, London EC1A 2DQ

Addison Chamber Choir conducted by David Wordsworth

A joint concert with five other choirs who will all perform a selection of Shakespeare’s music including the premiere of Zillah’s setting of Sonnet 73, That Time of Year.

Informal recording of That Time of Year made at St Sepulchre concert

Bude Choral Society Advent Concert

Bude Central Methodist Church, North Cornwall, EX23 8LA

Saturday 26th November 2016, 7.30pm

Concert includes John Rutter’s Mass of the Children and the premiere of Zillah’s Cornish Prayer, a setting of the Lord’s Prayer in Cornish dedicated to the late John Davy of Bude.

Concert at St Nectan’s Church near Hartland, North Devon

27th July 2016, 7.30pm

Rachel Stott (Viola) and Rachel Godsill (Soprano)

Contemporary music with a West Country theme including a new piece by Zillah, written especially for the concert called Shipwrecked.

London Composer’s Forum Summer Concert

St Mary’s Riverside, Putney, SW15 1SN

17th June 2016

A selection of contemporary chamber and solo piano works including a performance of Zillah’s Ephemeral Pools.

London Composer’s Forum Premiere Mix

Schott recital space, Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7BB

10th July 2015

A selection of contemporary chamber and solo piano works including a performance of Zillah’s Introspective.