Written in 2003 for George McPhee’s 40th anniversary as Director of Music at Paisley Abbey in Scotland, this piece sets the first of a trilogy of nativity poems by Michael Symmons Roberts.

Reviews of Chosen

“James MacMillan’s ‘Chosen’, adding to his increasingly compelling body of choral compositions, makes striking use of unison and harmony contrasts, and has a searingly placed climax.”

Terry Blain, BBC Music Magazine