Event Calendar

February 2017


  • Elysian Singers performance

    Bernard Hughes’s setting of Psalm 56 has been selected for performance by the Elysian Singers as part of their PsalmFest series on 15 October 2016.

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  • Bernard Hughes CD release

    A new CD of Bernard Hughes’s choral music I am the Song is being released by Signum Records on 1 April 2016.

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  • Radio broadcast

    Bernard Hughes’s choral works The Death of Balder and A Medieval Bestiary will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 6 March 2016

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  • New opera production

    Bernard Hughes’s family opera Chincha-Chancha Cooroo or The Weaver’s Wedding is being presented in a new production by North Cambridge Family Opera in the US in 2016.

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bernard-hughes-1 Welcome to the website of the composer Bernard Hughes, whose music is widely performed in Britain and abroad. This site has information and details about Bernard Hughes’s music and his writing about music, some sound clips and links to related sites.

For enquiries about Bernard Hughes’s music, or anything else on this site, please email.

Follow Bernard on Twitter @bernardlhughes.

Photo: Sarah-Jane Field
Countdown to next premiere:

The Knight Who Took All Day will be performed by Hertford Symphony Orchestra…


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Bernard Hughes has won the Elysian Singers composition competition for his setting of Psalm 56.

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Bernard Hughes’s new work to be premiered by the Hertford Symphony Orchestra in January 2016.

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A CD of Bernard Hughes’s choral music is available on Signum Classics. I am the Song is performed by the BBC Singers, conducted by Paul Brough. It is available here on CD and download.



Excerpt from The Death of Balder performed by the BBC Singers, conducted by James Morgan. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3.


ANAPHORA for orchestra, performed by the Woking Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Roy Stratford


I Sing of Love, performed by the Seattle Pro Musica, conducted by Karen P. Thomas