Ivors Academy Award
for Choral Composition

Upcoming Performances


WORLD-PREMIERE Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choirs will perform the world premiere of  A Plastic Theatre, with text by Katie Schaag (24 March). 


Premiere for Phoenix Chorale‘s Horizons concert series: “a journey to far-flung places via their cultures and landscapes, illustrated through tall tales and folk melodies from around the world, with a chance to discover award-winning Dubai-based British composer, Joanna Marsh with the 4th in our all-female commissioning series.”

Performing on of my works? Get in touch, and I’ll add your concert to my diary.

Previous performance ARCHIVE

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In the press

BBC Proms Debut!

My 20-minute piece SEEN was performed by the BBC Singers, Glen Scott (electronics) and Sofi Jeannin in the BBC Singers’ late-night Prom on Thursday, 7th September 2023. This was part of a programme of contemporary composers, including Daniel-Lesur and Soumik Datta. More information is available here.

Front page feature on Gulf News

Two features on Gulf News in November 2023. Read More

Review: Seen and Heard International

Joanna Marsh’s All Shall Be Well (‘Without love we may not live’) presents a contemporary slant on radiance, Marsh’s harmonies and textures bright – shining, even.

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Review: Limelight Magazine

A particular highlight is I take thee by Joanna Marsh (b.1970), its undulating breath-like movement a beautiful metaphor for life itself.
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Interview: BBC Music Magazine

Interview in BBC Music Magazine (Nov issue) ahead of the premiere of Another Eden commissioned by the wonderful United Strings of Europe – 28th October, Kings Place.

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Feature: Gramophone Magazine – Another Eden

Gramophone‘s Video of the Day features an excerpt of my new commission, Another Eden, reflecting on the erosion of the Earth’s beauty, scored for six strings of the United Strings of Europe with movement and acrobatics from members of Gandini Juggling. Watch here.

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