Scores, Performances, Albums and Streaming
Scroll down to find information about World Premieres and other live performances. You can also request PDF perusal scores, look at scores online, purchase sheet music and CDs, and stream Cheryl's music via the links on this page.
See below for more details about Cheryl's works by category or ensemble type, or visit Wise Music for Cheryl's complete worklist.
Works by category
Works include Earth, Sea, Air, Cheryl's cello concerto for Laura van der Heijden and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Your Servant, Elizabeth, for the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Last Man Standing, for baritone Marcus Farnsworth and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. See Cheryl's full orchestral catalogue here, and listen to a playlist of selected orchestral/chamber orchestral works here.
Amy's Last Dive, with librettist Adam Strickson, was premiered during the 2012 Cultural Olympiad in Leeds. She has also collaborated with Amanda Holden and Tete a Tete, and is currently developing a new opera, Penelope's Web with Jeanne Pansard-Besson, King's College London and Oxford University.
Cheryl has written over 40 chamber works, including 3 piano trios, a string quartet, a clarinet quintet, piano quintet, a string trio, a brass quintet, and duos for many combinations. The Forgiveness Machine was described by Andrew Clements in The Guardian as "sum[ming] up perfectly in 12 minutes the originality of her music." She is soon to embark on a major new work for string quartet. Listen to a playlist of selected chamber works here.
Cheryl's 50 choral works encompass both secular and sacred, chamber and massed choirs, and children's and professional. Her Merton Service has now been sung at Evensong around the country, and her Nisi Dominus was commissioned by the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, for her Installation Ceremony. Cheryl has written 9 Christmas Carols: request perusal scores via her Contact page. Listen to a playlist of selected choral works here.
Cheryl has written 6 song cycles and many more solo songs. She has collaborated with many poets, including Simon Armitage, Ian McMillan, Andrew Motion, Kei Miller Kate Wakeling, Di Sherlock and other poets. Her 80 minute song cycle Scenes from the Wild for tenor and chamber orchestra won a 2022 Ivor Novello Award. Listen to a playlist of selected vocal works here.