Dress rehearsal of Helen Chadwick's THE SINGING CIRCLE in the Floral Hall at The Royal Opera House

The Singing Circle

A surround sound choral and movement experience commissioned by the Royal Opera House in 2008 for the Paul Hamlyn Hall. The event celebrates difference and commonality in the rich diversity of singers and people in London. It received standing ovations as audience members stood and wept.

Fireworks over Dover Harbour during SONG FOR DOVER co-composed by Helen Chadwick for the arrival of the Olympic Torch

Song For Dover

Howard Moody and Helen composed Song for Dover for the arrival by sea of the Olympic Torch in 2012. On a wild night on the beach 40,000 people witnessed the arrival of the torch accompanied by songs, instrumentalists and a major firework display by The World Famous.

Helen Chadwick A Body Of Song Simon Richardson 1

A Body Of Song

A site specific song-theatre performance for nine soloists commissioned by Greenwich and Docklands International Festival for the Queens’ House in 2001. It was a total joy to sing in and choreograph for this space, with its circular marble patterned floor, spiral staircase, three balconies and four entrances.

Helen Chadwick's NIGHT TRAVELLERS at Stratford Circus London

Night Travellers

A song-theatre commission for Stratford Circus' atrium that involves layers of balconies. The audience were in and among the whole experience which was performed by a specially created community choir, two dancers and a singer soloist. Mia Theil Have choreographed the movement duets.

The Cassandra Room at Wollaton Hall designed and curated by Dragon Breath Theatre. Helen created the soundscape

The Cassandra Room

Songs for an installation at Wollaton Hall, Nottinghamshire that tells the story of a woman who moved there at the age of seventeen and revamped the whole place with her brother. Visuals and concept by Dragon Breath Theatre. I composed a song cycle in collaboration with Duncan Chave.