William Howard CD release

Bernard Hughes's music features on the upcoming release by pianist William Howard, Sixteen Contemporary Love Songs. The recording features pieces by composers including Judith Weir, Howard Skempton and Nico Muhly, and includes Bernard Hughes's O du Liebe meiner Liebe, premiered by William Howard in 2017. The CD, on Orchid Classics, is now available for pre-order through Amazon.

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The King is available to watch

The King, an award-winning short film by director Frederic Casella, with music by Bernard Hughes, is now available to watch on Vimeo. Co-written by, and starring, storyteller Giles Abbott. The King is a modern-day fable combining an east London drug deal and a fantastical animated world of kings and spirits.

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BBC Symphony Chorus perform Christmas Bells

The BBC Symphony Chorus will perform Bernard Hughes's carol 'Christmas Bells' on Sunday 17 December at BBC Maida Vale Studios, for later broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The carol is a setting of a Longfellow poem for mixed choir and organ and will be conducted by Neil Ferris as part of a programme of modern and traditional carols. 'Christmas Bells' is available in the anthology En Bethlehem, published by Cadenza Music.

New website goes live

Bernard Hughes's new website, www.bernardhughes.net, has gone live. With information, images and music samples, this site has everything you need to know about Bernard's work. Please get in touch with any requests for further information.

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Isabel's Noisy Tummy performance

Bernard Hughes's popular Isabel's Noisy Tummy, part of the children's piece Bernard & Isabel based on classic books by David McKee, is receiving its latest performance by the City of Southampton Orchestra on 20 January 2018. Conducted by John Traill and narrated by Phil Cheesman, it will be part of the Family Concert - A Trip to the Zoo. The concert, performed at 11am and 2pm, will be at Central Hall, Southampton.