Owain Park is a composer, conductor, singer and organist. As well as directing The Gesualdo Six, he regularly works with ensembles including the BBC Singers and Cappella Cracoviensis. Owain is also the Musical Director of Cambridge Chorale.
Owain’s compositions are published by Novello and have been performed internationally by ensembles including the Tallis Scholars and the Aurora Orchestra. While at Cambridge University he studied orchestration with John Rutter, before undertaking a Masters degree in composition.
Recent works include ‘Antiphon for the Angels’ for VOCES8 and Rachel Podger, and ‘Footsteps’ for Tenebrae and Nigel Short. His chamber opera ‘The Snow Child’ was performed over five nights at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and his compositions are regularly broadcasted on the BBC, Classic FM, and internationally. The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge recently released an album of his music on Hyperion Records which was nominated in the 2019 BBC Music Magazine Awards.
Owain is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO), and was awarded the Dixon Prize for improvisation, having been Senior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral and Trinity College Cambridge. He is a Tenebrae Associate Artist, and has worked with ensembles including Polyphony, the Gabrieli Consort and Alamire.