Edward Nesbit is a London-based composer with a particular interest in vocal music. His works have been performed by many of the UK’s leading orchestras and ensembles.
Drop down, ye heavens
2023 | 8′ | Harp
2023 | 10′ | 2 Violins
Peace? and to all the world
2022 | 5′ | SATB, Organ
2022 | 28′ | Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone, SATB, Horn, Harp
Four Christmas Lyrics
2022 | 7′ | SATB
Ben Goldscheider, Callum Smart, Richard Uttley
| 6th March 2022
Mass, Evening Psalms, Fanfares and Rounds, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Ruby Hughes, Chapel Choir of King’s College London, Joseph Fort
| 29th April 2022
Songs of Sorrow
Benedict Nelson, Elizabeth Rossiter
| Date TBC
Riddles of Saint Aldhelm
Sarah Tuttle, Bridget Convey
| Date TBC
Born in 1986, Edward Nesbit graduated from Cambridge University with a first class honours degree in music. He went on to study for his Masters with Julian Anderson at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and for a PhD with Sir George Benjamin at King’s College London.
Edward’s works have been performed by many of the UK’s leading orchestras and ensembles, including recent performances by the London Sinfonietta, East London Music Group and Melos Sinfonia. Previous collaborations include those with BBC Symphony Orchestra, Cellophony, Britten Sinfonia, London Symphony Orchestra, and the Philharmonia Orchestra.