"Bold and brilliantly achieved"

Classical Source



Winner of the NCEM Composer Award 2012, Ben Rowarth is a London based composer, also performing regularly as a conductor and bass baritone. His music has seen broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and received exceptional reviews from BBC Music Magazine, Arts Desk, Classical Source and Choir and Organ where it is described as "daring" and "inspired". 

Check out recent recording of 'The Turn' which was made 'Choice Disc' of the Month in BBC Music Magazine April 2018




2018 and Upcoming

January 2018 - Recording of New Comission, Fieri Consort

The Short Walk of a Madman, SSAATTBB solo voices, 30’

14th April 2018 - World Premiere of New Commission, London Festival of Contemporary Church Music

15th April, 16th April, June 2018 - Further performances; London, York Minster, Durham Castle

Compline Setting, SATB + divis, 40’

June 2018 - World premiere of New Commission, Fulham Camerata, London

Ed e subito sera, SATB, 2'30''

July 2018 - World Premiere of A Half Remembered Gesture

Structured improvisation as part of an installation at the Royal College of Art.



Recent Highlights 2017

There is no Rose, Recording, ORA, February (2017)

Holy City, performed The Tower of London, Choir of the Chapel Royal, March, World Premiere, March 

The Evening Watch, Broadcast, BBC Radio 3, March

The Turn, CD Launch, London, The Fieri Consort, May

What place is this!, Durham Cathedral, June, World Premiere

Elegy to John King, St Dionis London, Fulham Camerata, June, World Premiere

It could have been, York Late Music Festival, PercusSing, July, World Premiere

Sometime I Sigh, St Martin in the Fields, Reverie, August, World Premiere

Sing Lullaby, London, Fulham Camerata, December, World Premiere


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