Recipients

Recipients of the Elgar Bursary

2019 Cecilia McDowall Off the Ground
for string orchestra
Premiered by London Mozart Players at JAM on the Marsh on 16 July 2021 and consequently by Presteigne Festival Orchestra at Leominster Priory on 29 August 2021. A joint commission made possible thanks to the RPS Elgar Bursary Fund and the RVW Trust (now Vaughan Williams Foundation).

2014 Nicola LeFanu The Crimson Bird
for soprano and orchestra
Premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Ilan Volkov (conductor) and Rachel Nicholls (soprano) at the Barbican, London on 17 February 2017

2010 Jonathan Lloyd
Old Racket
for strings
Premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) at the Barbican, London on 12 April 2013
New Balls
(for winds)
Premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and James Gaffigan (conductor) at the Barbican, London on 7 May 2013

2008 Edwin Roxburgh Concerto for Orchestra
Premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) at the Barbican on 8 October 2010

2005 Dominic Muldowney Tsunami - settings of poems by James Fenton
for baritone and orchestra
Premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) and Philip Quast (baritone) at the Barbican on 9 May 2008

2002 Lyell Cresswell Ara Kopikopiko
for orchestra
Premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and David Porcelijn (conductor) at the Barbican on 29 April 2005

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