Alan Edward Williams

Composer/ cyfansoddwr

Orchestral and large scale

Wonder: A Scientific Oratorio

  • The Kraken Wakes commissioned by BBC Radio Drama for Val McDermid’s 2016 adaptation of the John Wyndham Novel. Extracts performed at 2015 BBC Proms as part of Wireless Nights. Performed live in front of a studio audience in Media City UK, starring Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Black Books). Broadcast June 2016, and 2018. 20 min orchestral suite available on request.
  • Winter Songs for children’ choir and orchestra commissioned by the Gloucester Symphony Orchestra. Performed December 2015 Cheltenham Town Hall.
  • Wonder: A Scientific Oratoriofor choir, orchestra and soloists, commissioned and performed by BBC Philharmonic with the BBC Singers and Salford Choral Society, cond. Tecwyn Evans, Salford, UK. Orchestral Extracts performed and recorded Studio 7, BBC Manchester, 2009 (50 min). A collaboration with Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics.
  • 3 Orchestral Interludes from Wonder, 2009 (11-12 min)
  • Quint, perf. BBC Philharmonic, cond. Clark Rundell. BBC Studio 7, Manchester Piece programmed as part of the Sonic Skylines Festival. Broadcast on Radio 3 November, 2006 (12 min)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s