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  • 5th October 2018
    The King’s Singers perform Master of Music by Toby Hession
    The King’s Singers perform Master of Music by Toby Hession on BBC’s Record Review programme with Andrew McGregor. See more about it here: Master of Music. see more
  • 5th October 2018
    Toby Hession registers with Edition Peters
    Toby, currently at Clare college, Cambridge, where he is reading for an MPhil in composition, whilst holding the position of Lay Clerk in the world-renowned Choir of Clare College, has recently registered with Edition Peters. See: Toby Hession registers with Edition Peters . see more
  • 5th October 2018
    Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 – Masayuki Tayama | Piano – Toby Hession | Conductor
    Masayuki Tayama plays Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 30 at Trinity and Clare College Music Societies with Toby Hession as conductor. Hear the performance on Masayuki Tayama’s website: Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 see more
  • 5th October 2018
    Portsmouth High School’s Gala Concert celebrated at Portsmouth Cathedral
    Portsmouth High School celebrated 136 years this month with a Gala Concert at the Cathedral of St Thomas, Old Portsmouth. The concert featured a world premiere of ‘Seasons’, a newly commissioned work written for the school by Toby Hession, set to the words of Christina Rossetti’s poem of the same name and celebrates the beauty… see more
  • 5th October 2018
    Writing for The King’s Singers
    Toby Hession (b. 1997) is a Music student at Cambridge University and a budding young composer. In 2015 he won our A Carol for Christmas competition. We then commissioned him to write a new work for us to celebrate our 50th anniversary, coming up next season. The result was his piece Master of Music, which… see more
  • 16th January 2018
    Concert Review: The King’s Singers at St John’s Smith Square, SW1
    Slick and suave as ever, the King’s Singers know exactly what their adoring audience wants, including a chance for a cameraphone frenzy when former members piled on to the stage … and it was good to hear Master of Music from the newcomer Toby Hession. Read the full article here: The Times – Concert review:… see more
  • 5th December 2016
    Interview: CUMS Co-Conductor Toby Hession
    Toby Hession tells us about his passion for conducting, Dvorak’s mysterious Noon Witch and tackling Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony in preparation for CUMS Concert Orchestra’s performance on Thursday 24 November 2016. Read the interview here: Interview: CUMS Co-Conductor Toby Hession see more
  • 20th April 2016
    Double award for Toby
    Toby has been awarded 2nd prizes in both the Conducting and Concerto Competitions run by Cambridge University Music Society (CUMS). He will conduct and direct the CUMS Concert Orchestra (CUMS CO) through the 2016 – 2017 season, and play Beethoven’s Fifth Piano Concerto (‘Emperor’) in November 2016, with the East Anglia Chamber Orchestra (EAChO) under… see more