Ivors Academy Award
for Choral Composition

Upcoming Performances


Volti perform ‘All Shall Be Well’ as part of their From the Depths to the Ecstatic programme.


Kingsgate Voices perform ‘In Winter’s House’, directed by Andrew Hayman.


The Gesualdo Six and conductor Owain Park present ‘Lux Aeterna’, featuring ‘I take thee’, composed for the ensemble in 2020.


Wincester based chamber choir, Kingsgate Voices perform ‘In Winter’s House’.


I Dodici perform ‘I take thee’ in a concert celebrating female composers. 


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.

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In the press

BBC Proms Debut!

My 20-minute piece SEEN will be performed by the BBC Singers, Glen Scott (electronics) and Soi Jeannin in a programme of contemporary composers alongside Daniel-Lesur. This is for the BBC Singers’ late-night Prom on Thursday, 7th September. Tickets are 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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