In the Studio: National Youth Choir Young Composers

10th January 2024

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On 26 January NMC release the latest instalment in our annual partnership with the National Youth Choir. This year's release compiles a collection of imaginative new choral works by four talented, rising-star composers; Millicent B James, Will Harmer, Emily Hazrati, and Alex Tay. Take a look behind the scenes at one of the recording sessions for the album as the composers work closely with the NYC Fellowship ensemble and conductor Ben Parry to capture their new compositions.

Alex Tay
Millicent James
Will Harmer
Emily Hazrati
NYC Fellowship Ensemble
Ben Parry
NYC Fellowship ensemble
NYC Fellowship ensemble
Ben parry

The NYC Fellowship Ensemble are:
Ailsa Campbell soprano
Emily Varney soprano
Sarina Rattan alto
Olivia Shotton alto
Timothy Peters tenor
Chris O’Leary tenor
Antonio Oliveira bass
Jason Ching bass
Ben Parry conductor

All photos taken by Belinda Lawley for the National Youth Choir.

NYC Young Composers 5 will be released on 26 January, pre-save on streaming platforms here.

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