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John Woolrich at 70

Celebrated composer looks ahead to 2024

Southbank Sinfonia performs responses to Mozart by Woolrich, Harvey, and Dove

Orchestra plays The Theatre Represents a Garden: Night, Serenade in Homage to Mozart, and Figures in the Garden across two concerts

Woolrich’s Kleine Wanderung on film at the Aldeburgh Festival

Music from ongoing string quartet cycle A Book of Inventions filmed by Tim Hopkins

Aris Quartet premiere Another Journey Calls by John Woolrich

Latest installment in quartet cycle A Book of Inventions premieres in Birmingham

Jess Gillam premieres John Harle's Archangel

Paul Klee-inspired work for soprano saxophone and ensemble is latest collaboration with composer

Jess Gillam tours John Harle’s Briggflatts

Saxophonist performs 2019 saxophone concerto across the UK

John Woolrich stages evening of string quartets and film in Folkestone

String Quartets from A Book of Inventions performed in Folkestone

Jess Gillam debuts works by John Harle & Anna Meredith

Saxophonist Jess Gillam has premiered new works by John Harle and Anna Meredith this summer

Tansy Davies and John Woolrich premieres at Snape Maltings

World premiere performances given by Britten Sinfonia and Sian Edwards

Watch: John Woolrich's 'Kleine Wanderung' set to video art by Tim Hopkins

Video setting the string quartet music available on Hopkins' website

BCMG perform Oliver Knussen and John Woolrich

On 28 February the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group will present a streamed concert of chamber music

The John Harle Collection: major retrospective released for Help Musicians COVID-19 charity

John Harle launches a huge 20-album retrospective in aid of the Help Musicians COVID-19 charity.

John Hardy's 'Orchestral Scenes'

Through its joint venture with BMG Production Music, Faber Music is delighted to have released an album of beautiful orchestral music by John Hardy.

Jess Gillam premieres John Harle's new saxophone concerto 'Briggflatts'

Saxophonist Jess Gillam has premiered John Harle's new 22-minute concerto 'Briggflatts' to a standing ovation on London's Southbank

John Woolrich's A Book of Inventions

a new collection of string quartets

John Harle’s Hanky Panky

John Harle releases retro library album 'Hanky Panky'

Faber Music Signs John Harle

Faber Music is delighted to have signed a general publishing agreement with the acclaimed saxophonist and composer John Harle. As a composer for film and TV John has over 100 credits (perhaps the best known of which is his theme for the BBC’s long-running Silent Witness), and is the recipient of an Ivor Novello Award and two Royal Television Society Awards.

Re-writing the Past: Woolrich at 60

This November sees the London premiere of Woolrich's Violin Concerto together with a study day devoted to his compositional models.

Woolrich Day at St John's Smith Square

Celebrations marking John Woolrich’s 60th birthday year continue on 6th April with a day of Woolrich events at St John’s Smith Square.

An interview with John Woolrich

John Woolrich - a much commissioned and frequently performed composer, a creative teacher and an original programmer - celebrates his 60th birthday in 2014. Ahead of his big year he talks to Sonia Stevenson about his career, his compositions and his passion for programming.

Woolrich's ‘Capriccio’ in Aldeburgh

Woolrich’s lyrical 'Capriccio' for solo violin and strings visited Aldeburgh on 16 October 2010 to feature as part of a Britten Weekend

Britten Sinfonia tour Woolrich's ‘Another Staircase Overture’

The Britten Sinfonia have organised an exclusive tour of Woolrich’s string orchestra work 'Another Staircase Overture' in February 2011.