Spell Book (volume 1) was premiered by Britten Sinfonia principals and Katie Bray. It was co-commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and the Wigmore hall for performances on the 21st, 22nd and 24th of January 2020 at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, Wigmore Hall, London and St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich.

The commissioning of Spell Book has been made possible with generous support from the RVW Trust, Hinrichsen Foundation and PRS Foundation, in addition to the generosity and vision of donors to Britten Sinfonia’s Musically Gifted campaign:

Susan Costello, Caroline Newton, Ruth Rattenbury, Alan Sainer, Ben Bennett, A gift to for Anne Robert’s Birthday and Three anonymous donors.

(archival video available upon request)