(1958 - )
Howard Goodall is an EMMY, BRIT, Gramophone and BAFTA winning composer of choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores. he is also a distinguished music historian and broadcaster. His settings of Psalm 23 and Love Divine are amongst the most performed of all sacred music in the UK, featuring on several platinum-selling CDs. Eternal Light: A Requiem has had over 550 live performances and earned him a Classical BRIT composer of the year. His work has been commissioned to mark many national ceremonies: Rigaudon accompanied Queen Elizabeth on her Diamond Jubilee Regatta; his anthem Sure of the Sky -Des Himmels sicher was performed in the presence of all heads of state of combatant nations at the St Symphorien Military Cemetary, Mons, to mark the centenary of the start of WW1 and his oratorio Every Purpose under the Heaven was commissioned to mark the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible. His recent Invictus: A Passion received its première in Houston, then London where it was also broadcast and is now premiering in other countries. He was Composer-in-Residence for Classic FM (the UK's biggest commercial radio station) and released four best-selling choral discs for the station: Enchanted Voices, Enchanted Carols, Pelican in the Wilderness and Inspired.
Howard Goodall Webstore
Howard Goodall now has a webstore, where printed sheet music and digital downloads can be purchased online. Click here to visit the store.
Howard Goodall's new album "Invictus: A Passion" is now out on Coro Connections. Click here to see the promotional video.
News & Reviews
Armistice Centenary concerts the world over are set to feature Howard Goodall's much-loved 'Eternal Light: A Requiem' Read more
Newly available is the premiere recording of Howard Goodall's most recent large-scale work 'Invictus: A Passion' Read more