Miriam Mackie - Composer  
 


Welcome to my profile pages. Click on a tab above to access my biography, list of work, sound samples of my music, as well as details of forthcoming events.


The London Festival of Contemporary Church Music commissioned me to provide the Responses and Lord's Prayer for the Festival this year. This took place at St Pancras Church on Wednesday, May 16th and was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. The Festival choir was directed by Christopher Batchelor.

These Responses sung again on Sunday 25th November at a Choral Evensong to celebrate the Feast of St Cecelia, also at St Pancras Church, London NW1 at 6pm.

Other past concerts:

Friday 18th May, 2018 at St Mary Magdalene Church, Munster Square, NW1 3PH. London Composers' Forum concert 'Aspects of Piano'. Martin Jones played my solo piece 'Line'.

New vocal ensemble Philomel commissioned 'Sappho Fragments' which was premiered at the Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe, in November, with subsequent performances in March 2018.

'Two Rossetti Songs' were sung by the Barley Singers at an event for International Women's Day at the Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall, in March 2018.

'Missa Brevis' was performed by the Meljon Singers, conducted by Janette Ruocco November 2017. It was first performed by Illumination, conducted by Alexander Campkin, in November 2016.

'Modern Times: the life and death of Simone Weil' was given its first performance at Morley College on October 15th, 2017, with Jillian Bain Christie soprano, Rosie Bergonzi percussion, and Catherine Herriott percussion and piano.

The London Contemporary Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Alan Taylor, played 'Ticking' in their concert at St George the Martyr, Borough, on September 30th 2017.

My organ piece 'Kept Burning' was selected by Judith Weir and Thomas Trotter to be workshopped at an event run by Choir and Organ Magazine in September 2015.

Rolf Hind (piano) and the CoMA London Ensemble, directed by Gregory Rose, performed my mini piano concerto 'Lurches Away' at St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, June 2015.




Recordings:
Spotify
'Ah Belinda' with Rolf Hind (piano), album 'Es ist nicht mein' (Borrowed Materials), CoMa 2008

Consonum/Miriam Mackie/ Final Notations

YouTube
'Awake and asleep' from Niall O'Riordan (alto flute) and Meg Griffith (shruti box) at Essex Church, Notting Hill, August 2014

Illumination, 'And we rejoiced' (2005) CD available (see Contact)