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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.