"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




Upcoming in 2018

17th November - For the Fallen, SATB, 5’

The world premiere of this new choral piece by Fulham Camerata in central London.

December 2018 - There is no rose, SATB, 4’

The release of a new CD by ORA (conductor Suzi Digby) of Christmas music featuring this short carol.



Recent Highlights 2017/18

September 2018 - The Short Walk of a Madman, SSAATTBB solo voices, 30’

Release of new CD by The Fieri Consort, “The Unknown Traveller” for which the work was commissioned.

July 2018 - A Half Remembered Gesture, SSATBarB + electronics, 20’ Approx.

Structured improvisation as part of an installation at the Royal College of Art. Collaboration with Yanwen Xeng.

June 2018 - Ed e subito sera, SATB, 2'30''

World premiere of New Commission, Fulham Camerata, London

April - June 2018 - Compline Setting, SATB + divis, 40’

World Premiere of New Commission, London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, with further performances in London, York Minster and Durham Castle

Sing Lullaby, London, Fulham Camerata, December 2017, World Premiere

Sometime I Sigh, St Martin in the Fields, Reverie, August 2017, World Premiere

It could have been, York Late Music Festival, PercusSing, July 2017, World Premiere

What place is this!, Durham Cathedral, June 2017, World Premiere

Holy City, performed The Tower of London, Choir of the Chapel Royal, March, World Premiere, March 2017


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