"A tremendous musical mind"
  -  International Record Review 
"My Song is Love Unknown’ stands out as a masterpiece of choral writing"  -  Classical News
"Truly sensational, …clearly one of the major works for organ in our century"  -  Musical Opinion
"Not a work beholden to any other: rather, an astonishingly original composition ... compelling in its structural logic and exhilarating in performance. All in all, a stupendous achievement"  -  The Times
Critical acclaim of this order, repeated consistently over the past twenty years, testifies to the rise of a voice of uncommon eloquence and seriousness of purpose. These qualities have drawn increasing attention to the dramatic, questing and profoundly spiritual music of the national and international prize-winning composer  Francis Pott, which has been performed by artists of international distinction in eighteen countries worldwide, broadcast in four, widely recorded for commercial CD and published by four major houses in the UK 

Acknowledged above all hitherto for his sacred choral and organ output and for his chamber works, Pott is now building upon the foundations laid by his oratorio for soloists, chorus, organ and orchestra, A Song on the End of the World. Taking its name from a poem written in the Warsaw of 1944 by the late Czeslaw Milosz, this ‘overpoweringly dramatic’ work earned a five minute standing ovation and national acclaim at its world premičre as the Elgar Commission of the Three Choirs Festival at Worcester (1999), where it was performed by the Three Choirs Festival Chorus and the Philharmonia Orchestra under Adrian Lucas. Francis Pott is currently working on a concerto for cor anglais and small orchestra and is making preparations for a three act opera, a piano concerto and a symphony for large orchestra. The most recent recordings of his work have come from Signum Records

He is also a busy piano soloist and accompanist, working with many singers and instrumentalists and maintaining regular two-piano recital partnerships with both Jeremy Filsell and Roger Owens.

Meditations and Remembrances
Choir of Christchurch Cathedral Dublin
Conductor, Judy Martin
A new collection of choral and organ pieces of extraordinary tenderness and masterly technique by Francis Pott
Signum Classics SIGCD 080

Christmas at St. John's
The Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
Director of Music, Davd Hill
A sequence of music leading from the darkness of Advent to the blazing light of Christmas, Epiphany and beyond.
Francis Pott: Lullay my liking
Hyperion CDA67576

Children of our time 
Schola Cantorum of Oxford 
Jeremy Summerly 
Tippett Five Negro Spirituals 
and new choral works by Ruth Byrchmore, Mark Edgley Smith, Antony Pitts, Francis Pott, Nicholas O'Neill, Eugenio Manuel Rodigues. 
Francis Pott: Amore Langueo 
Hyperion CDA67575

picture of Francis Pott: Emma Barley Photography

 
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