Clive Whitburn



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9th and 23rd June 2018

Premiere and second performance of "Pax, Amor, Caritas" (A Cappella) by Concentus Choir in Seaford and Eastbourne, Sussex UK.


23rd August 2018

Premiere of "Who is My Neighbour" by Lumen  Choir, St John on Bethnal Green, London.


September 2018

Lumen de Lumine, which includes "Who is My Neighbour" Convivium Records available available on Spotify and Itunes


10th November 2018

"Fast Ride on a Short Machine" for violin, bass clarinet and marimba was performed by F-Plus at the Cincinnati Conservatory in Ohio, USA. This is the world premiere of the version for violin, bass clarinet and marimba. and repeated in early 2019 in Illinois, USA.   The version for cello, bass clarinet and marimba was previously perfomed by The Riot Ensemble in Brighton, UK, in 2017.


November 2018

One of the  "Two Songs from Shakespeare" for Baritone and Piano were performed by Baritone Alex Roose and broadcast on Australian Radio.




The Birley Centre, Eastbourne,

Saturday November 9th 2019, 19.30



"Pax, Amor Caritas"

The winner of the Concentus competition,  this piece for A Cappella choir (SATB with divisions) is a setting of a specially written poem sung in Latin.  There is also a version of this piece with a marimba accompaniment.





Spread love and happiness

Care for the homeless

Those who sleep on the streets

The lonely

Care for mankind

The hungry



Care for the people



"Who is My Neighbour"

This work for A Cappella choir (SATB) was commissioned by Lumen Choir and appears on their debut album with Convivium records "Lumen de Lumine". The texts are from:

Luke 10, Matthew 25, and Fatal Journeys Vol 3 Part 1 - Improving Data on Missing Migrants International Organisation for Migration Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (2017)



"To Those Who Pass Through My City"

This piece for  Choir (SATB) and String Quartet (or piano) is a setting of very moving poetru by Dalal Al Mrchid about her home town of Alleppo, Syria. It is hoped it will be premiered early in 2019.


23rd Februaruy 2019

WITHOUT BORDERS  - Composers Network Concert. at The Birley Centre, Eastbourne.

Modulus String Quartet and The New Network Singers, described as " "breath taking and wonderful" in

The Herald raised £1720 for the charity Migrant Help.



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Tickets £12 Adults, £8 Under 18s
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Composers Network Concerts


1st December 2019

performance of "Who is My Neighbour?" by Voces Inauditae at Morngside Utd Church, Edinburgh.


9th November 2019

WITH MEMORIES, composers network concert at The Birley Centre, Eastbourne.  

Modulus String Quartet, Alex Rider Harp,  The New Network Singers. The theme was dementia and the concert raised £500 for dementia charity "Memory Lane Eastbourne".



October 2019

Artist Cliff Crawford presentation of his Virtual Eye, with music composed by Clive Whitburn, to Blue Monkey Network at The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne


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Currently composing

Music for an open air production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream", commissioned by Theatre Director Andrew Hollett, Performances will be at Thorn House and Garden, Wembury, Plymouth. June 2021


Just recorded Signature tune and incidental music for Smokescreen Productions play "Watson, The Final Problem" by Tim Marriott and Bert Coules


May 2020

Release of "In the Time of Pandemic" video with virtual choir and artwork. Collaboration with writer Kitty O'Meara (USA) and artists Stephanie Grainger and Ray Burnside, wit The New Network Singers Virtual Choir.


31st May 2020

Jessica Summers (soprano) performance & UK premieres of "Two Somgs from Shalespeare" at Brighton Unirian Church has been postponed due to COVID19


18th March 2020

Clive 's talk about his work at "The Bavard Bar" at The Kino Theatre, St Leonard's Hastings is postponed due to COVID19


3 - 21 March 2020

Cliff Crawwford's Virtual Eye (Virtual Reality portraits of 4 artists including Clive) with music by Clive is exhibiting in the Portraits Exhibition at Devonshire Collective, DC1 Cafe and Gallery, Seaside Road, Eastbourne.