Matthew Kaner

Matthew Kaner

Matthew Kaner is a composer based in London whose works are performed and broadcast widely in the UK and abroad.

News and Upcoming Events

World Premiere at BBC Proms 2022

Matthew is thrilled to announce the upcoming world premiere of his new work Pearl for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and solo baritone at this year’s proms.

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The premiere will take place on Wednesday 10 August 2022, with Roderick Williams in the solo role, conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth.

The piece sets excerpts from the beautiful medieval poem Pearl, in a modern translation by the Poet Laureate Simon Armitage. Visit this page for more information and booking.

Debut Album Release in November 2022

Matthew is delighted to announce that his debut album will be released by award-winning label Delphian Records in November 2022, featuring Guy Johnston, Mark Simpson, Benjamin Baker, Daniel Lebhardt and the Goldfield Ensemble.

The recording is supported by the PRS Foundation Composers’ Fund in partnership with Jerwood Arts, alongside support from the RVW Trust, Nicholas Boas Charitable Trusts and several generous individual donors.

PRS Composers' Fund supported by Jerwood Arts