William Marsey
Photo: Marika Kochiashvili

William Marsey is a UK-based composer.

Belmont Chill British Composer Award nomination

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Nov 2018

Very excited to have recieved a nomination this year from BASCA for my solo piano piece Belmont Chill! Listen to it here.

Radio 3 broadcast

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Sep 2018

After the Open Ear concert back in June, Dutch Indoor Subjects are being broadcast on Radio 3, performed by Joseph Havlat 10pm 22 September. Catch them online until 22 October here.

New sheet music available

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Sep 2018

wmarsey.com is fixed to provide sales of sheet music! Belmont Chill and 40 Days and 40 Nights are now available to purchase as PDF downloads and (soon) hard copy scores. And who knows, maybe some CD in the future... Check it out on /music

Hofesh Shechter arrangement

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Jul 2018

In a surreal turn of events I've arranged of chunk of Dufay's Missa L'Homme Arme for The Band of the Irish Guards for performance in the moat at the Tower of London. It was written for Hofesh Shechter Company's production East Wall, check out details here, the run is 18-22 July.

New work for Royal Northern Sinfonia

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May 2018

I'm excited to announce that I'll be writing a piece for the wonderful Newcastle-based Royal Northern Sinfonia. They have commissioned me as part of their 60th Anniversary season, and I will be writing for their core group plus Lars Vogt on piano. The premiere will be in February, check out the season announcement at sagegateshead.com.

Listenpony on tour

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Mar 2018

In May, Listenpony is going on tour to Manchester, Birmingham and London. We're taking our 16th programme, with performances from George Fu, La Vaghezza, Cinema, Aldous RH and Elena Tonra, and new music from Robin Richards, Daniel Fardon and Joanna Ward. I wrote a piece for George called A Lady at her Toilet, and I'll also be driving the minibus. Details and tickets here.