Explore violin and cello concertos, works for string ensemble, and symphonic poems.
Listen and learn more about Sainsbury’s substantial catalogue of piano music.
Discover works for strings and woodwinds, including new works available for premiere.
One of the composer’s most recent compositions, a three-movement work, c.18 minutes duration, written in 2022.
Duration c.4 minutes, a homage to Ravel composed in 2020 during Covid lockdown.
One of the composer’s most recent compositions, a three-movement work, c.15 minutes duration, composed during Covid lockdown in 2020.
One of the composer’s most recent compositions, a four-movement work, c.25 minutes duration, completed in 2018.
On 7 January 2024 Lionel will be giving a solo recital in Charlbury, UK, for the Charlbury Refugee Action Group.
Programme to include Bach, Chopin and Sainsbury.
Few composers anchor what they do so completely in gorgeous melody. There is something unabashed about this music in its emotional directness, a generosity of spirit.
Robert R. Reilly, US music critic, author of ‘Surprised by Beauty’
When I first discovered Sainsbury’s music 6 or 7 years ago I was immediately struck… the more you got to know this music the richer and more important it seemed to get.
Jim Svejda, KUSC, LA
A warm and passionate voice – from the grand, powerful and serious to the simple and carefree, from jazz to flamenco, from Gershwin to the French impressionists…
Keith Bramich, Music & Vision,
Explore a curated collection of recordings featuring works by Lionel Sainsbury.
Dutton-Epoch CDLX 7284
Dutton-Epoch CDLX 7245
Navona Records NV5999
Navona Records NV5951
Lionel Sainsbury’s internationaly acclaimed music combines influences from South American rhythms, jazz, blues, flamenco, and the Western classical tradition.