TIDE first performances, Aldeburgh Festival 2022 *

a new chamber opera in development commissioned by Britten Pears Arts


Jerwood Kiln Studio, Hoffmann Building, Snape Maltings

Thursday 23rd June 2022, 11.00am & 12.30pm

more information here 

Emily Hazrati - composer 

Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh - librettist

Georgia Mae Bishop - Estèr 
Katherine McIndoe - Amelia

Erin Gwyn Rossington - Ina

Eleanor Burke - director

Will Sharma - music director

Sophie McLaughlin - flute, alto flute, piccolo

Anna Caban - violin

Akito Goto - cello

This performance is followed by a post-show discussion.

(*N.B these performances are SOLD OUT: video release coming soon...)


Hampstead Chamber Choir Summer Concert

featuring Bach Christ Lag in Todes Banden and Gjeilo Sunrise Mass

Tamsin Sandford Smith - Soprano Choral Scholar

Emily Hazrati - Alto Choral Scholar

Sean Purtell - Bass Choral Scholar

Dominic Brennan - Conductor

Emmanuel Church, West Hampstead

Saturday 11th June 2022, 7.30pm

The Sick Rose (Snape Maltings premiere)

Kieran Rayner: Wohin – Where To?Aldeburgh Festival 2022


Peter Pears Recital Room

Saturday 4th June 2022, 5pm

book tickets here

Contemporary Collaborations

works for voice and piano by recent composer alumni and fellows of the GSMD

featuring Jabberwocky (London premiere) and The Sick Rose (world premiere) by Emily Hazrati


Lecture Recital Room, Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Friday 27th May 2022, 6pm

Hampstead Chamber Choir Spring Concert

featuring Kodaly Missa Brevis, Berkeley Missa Brevis, and works by Bruckner

Tamsin Sandford Smith - Soprano Choral Scholar

Emily Hazrati - Alto Choral Scholar

Albert Soriano - Tenor Choral Scholar

Dominic Brennan - Conductor

St Mary's Brookfield Church, London

Saturday 26th March 2022, 7.30pm

Guildhall New Music Society Spring Term Event

an evening of new music for experimental vocal ensemble and composer-performers

featuring a new work made collaboratively by Emily Hazrati and Sam Greening

Centre 151, London

Friday 25th March 2022, 7.30pm

book tickets here

J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion 

The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Nicholas Mulroy - Evangelist

Jonathan Brown - Christus

Mary Bevan - soprano

Hugh Cutting - countertenor

Nick Pritchard - tenor

Dominic Sedgwick - bass

St John's Smith Square, London

Saturday 26th February 2022, 7pm


Coventry Carol Midnight Mass

Midnight Mass, Christmas Eve

Friday 24th December 2021, 11pm; St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin, NZ

Coventry Carol New Zealand premiere

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 

Sunday 19th December 2021; St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin, NZ

Coventry Carol London premiere*

Vasari Singers - Christmas with Vasari 'What Sweeter Music'

Friday 17th December 2021, 7.30pm; St Paul's Church, Covent Garden

more information + tickets here

[*cancelled due to COVID-19]

Drop down, ye Heavens, from above BBC Radio 3 broadcast

BBC Philharmonic and BBC Singers - Afternoon Concert

Tuesday 7th December 2021, 2.00pm

Presented by Tom McKinney

BBC Singers, recorded this month in Maida Vale, London
Conductor - Nicholas Chalmers

listen here (c. 3.45pm)

Guildhall New Music Society 'Alternative Lessons and Carols'

Featuring CHRISTMAS WISHES: a text score created by Emily Hazrati

Monday 6th December 2021, 7.30pm; Pembroke House, London

Drop down, ye Heavens, from above Advent Carol Service

Advent Procession and Carols

Sunday 28th November 2021, 6.00pm

Guildford Cathedral, Guildford, Surrey

The Choir of Guildford Cathedral

Conductor - Katherine Dienes-Williams

The Chef and the Sommelier online premiere

created on Performance Arts Lab Summer School

Sunday 15th August 2021

watch here

Composer - Emily Hazrati

Librettist - Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh

Soprano - Ella de Jongh

Bass-Baritone - Jacob Harrison

Piano - Aoife Moran

Paradise Garden world premiere

a new chamber opera performed by singers on the Guildhall Opera Course 

Thursday 1st - Tuesday 6th July 2021, Milton Court Studio Theatre, Barbican, London

watch here


Emily Hazrati - composer 

Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh - librettist

Martin Lloyd-Evans - director

Dominic Wheeler - music director

Louie Whitemore - designer
Finlay Anderson - lighting designer
Victoria Newlyn - movement
Eleanor Burke - assistant director
Will Sharma - assistant conductor


Innocent Masuku - Rostam/Shah Abbas
Segomotso Shupinyaneng - Maria de’ Medici
Laura Fleur - Venus/Ishtar
Kieron-Connor Valentine - King of France (Player)
Jonathan Eyers - Cupid (Player)
Ellie Neate - Maria de’ Medici (Player) as Queen of France
Florian Panzieri - Servant to Rostam

CHORUS of Florentine Revellers
Jonathan Eyers
Jack Holton
Amy Holyland
Cleo Lee-McGowan
Ellie Neate
Florian Panzieri
Erin Gwyn Rossington
Kieron-Connor Valentine

CLOUDSCAPES online premiere

performed by Tom McKinney as part of Psappha's 'Composing For..' scheme

Monday 19th July 2021, 8pm

watch here

küçük aslan (little lion) 

performed at The St Marylebone Festival 2021 as part of Creative Minds in Song

Monday 19th July 2021, St Marylebone Parish Church, London

Soprano/Fiddle - Theano Papadaki

Mezzo-soprano - Lydia Jane Haynes

Alto/Accordion - Bethy Reeves

Baritone/Guitar - Alaric Green

circling back, circling forwards

Thursday 8th July 2021, 7.30pm, St Giles Cripplegate, Barbican, London

written for and performed at Guildhall New Music Society's Summer Event: installations

küçük aslan (little lion) world premiere

performed by singers and instrumentalists from the GSMD as part of Creative Minds in Song

Thursday 8th July 2021, St Mary-At-Hill, London

Soprano/Fiddle - Theano Papadaki

Mezzo-soprano - Lydia Jane Haynes

Alto/Accordion - Bethy Reeves

Baritone/Guitar - Alaric Green


RED LETTER DAY digital release

launched by Illuminated River: a long-term art installation creating an orchestrated series of light works spanning nine bridges in Central London.

new work associated with Lambeth Bridge for chamber orchestra and narrator

listen here

raindrops keep dancing... online premiere

Guildhall New Music Society: Spring Term micro-commissions

watch here

Voice Flute - Julien Harman-Evans

Piano - Thomas Ang 

Contributor for Association of British Choral Directors Winter Webinars

'Multitude of Voyces' Anthology of Sacred Music by Women

Composers: diversifying the repertoire for today's choirs 

Saturday 23rd January 2021, 11am - 12.30pm


Coventry Carol published by Multitude of Voyces

Anthology of Sacred Music by Women Composers, Volume 3: Advent to Candlemas

launched December 2020, available to purchase from Stainer & Bell Ltd here

Song of Sara workshop and recording

Thursday 3rd December 2020, Guildhall School of Music and Drama

written for and performed by Eline Vandenheede (GSMD Opera School 2020)

A Clare Toccatina world premiere

Sunday 15th November 2020, 6pm, Clare College Chapel, Cambridge

commissioned by Choir & Organ in partnership with Graham Ross and The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

watch here

CamFM radio interview

Thursday 1st October 2020, 6pm, Can and Dec's Thursday Night Takeaway

listen here

A Castrated Confession online premiere

Sunday 23rd August 2020, Performance Arts Lab closing concert

performed by singers from GSMD, RCS and NWU (South Africa)

Psalm 45: 10-17 online premiere

Sunday 16th August 2020, present company Assumption Evensong

performed by singers from the choirs of Trinity and Caius colleges, Cambridge

listen with score here

The Sick Rose online premiere

Tuesday 21st July 2020, Chetham's School of Music Vocal Leaver's Concert

written for and performed by Zachary Smith and Madeleine Brown as part of Quarantine Song Project 

watch here

Choir & Organ Magazine feature

May 2020 issue, New Music section

read here

Jabberwocky world premiere

'Madness and Nonsense Rhyme in Song', Wednesday 4th March 2020, 1.20pm,

Newnham College, Cambridge

performed by Emily Hazrati and Ashley Chow in Raleigh Music Society's Recital Series'

One Girl  world premiere

Tuesday 18th February 2020, 9pm, Sidney Sussex Chapel, Cambridge

performed in Sidney Sussex's New Music Series, in collaboration with The Minerva Festival, Cambridge

Drop down, ye Heavens, from above world premiere

Sunday 19th January 2020, 6pm, Clare College Chapel, Cambridge

performed by The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge in their evensong for The Minerva Festival: celebrating music by female and non-binary composers

listen here


Sun and Moon workshop performance

Thursday 5th December 2019, 11am, Faculty of Music, Cambridge

workshopped by Tim Gill (cello) and David Gompper (piano)

The Four Elements London premiere

'Breathe Oxford', Tuesday 2nd July 2019, Royal Society, London

performed at Royal Society Summer Exhibition

Sweeter than Honey world premiere

'A Blue True Dream of Sky', Saturday 15th July 2019, 7pm, University College Chapel, Oxford

commissioned and performed by The Korrigan Concert

Settling workshop performance

Friday 22nd February 2019, Centre for Music, Oxford

workshopped by Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Traill