David Ogden

Conductor and composer

New commission premiered

David was commissioned to write a piece celebrating the Sheldon Singers’ 25th anniversary. His 3-movement work, Angels, set the words ‘Angel voices ever singing’, ‘Immortal, invisible’, and ‘Angels from the realms of glory’, is scored for SATB choir and brass ensemble. The premiere was given in Honiton on Saturday 17th December 2011.

Westbury-on-Trym Parish Choir CD released: All Times and Seasons

Thursday 15th December 2011 Westbury-on-Trym Parish Choir’s CD is released today and includes David’s anthems Christ has no body now but yours; Faith, hope and love; and I see his blood. The CD was recorded in St Augustine’s Chapel at St Monica’s Trust in Bristol in October and features a collection of anthems, carols, hymns and songs from throughout the church’s year from Advent to Christ the King. CDs are on sale online at the church’s website

David conducts Exultate Singers on The One Show

Monday 19th December 2011 David conducts Exultate Singers’ appearance on BBC One’s The One Show with Gyles Brandreth and BBC Music Magazine’s Editor Oliver Condy talking about the carol Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, filmed at The New Room in central Bristol