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Frederick Stocken

composer and organist

Frederick Stocken is a widely commissioned and performed composer, whose recorded and broadcast music ranges from organ and choral pieces to orchestral works. His publications include not only compositions, but also musicological writing and keyboard tutors. He is Organist of St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, in London, and a distinguished teacher of organ and music theory at all levels.

* Lament for Bosnia was top of the classical charts in Tower Records for several weeks, following its premiere at the Barbican.

* First Symphony was commissioned for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and premiered in the Royal Albert Hall, broadcast on Classic FM.

* Second Symphony premiered at St John’s Smith Square by the Young Musicians’ Symphony Orchestra.

* Ballet, Alice, was commissioned for the State Theatre in Giessen, Germany.

* Missa Pacis commissioned for the London Oratory.

* Violin Concerto performed by Adam Summerhayes at St John’s Smith Square.

* Recent commissions include, for instance, one from Chichester Cathedral and another from Rikkyo University, Japan.

* Recent publications include Archangels and Faith, Love, Hope, for organ: published by Banks Music.