Following the critically acclaimed premiere of Rough Voices at this years BBC Proms, it has been announced that Gavin has been appointed the new Composer-in-Association with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Gavin will spend the next few years working closely with orchestra and create a number of new works for them. In a statement Gavin said he is ‘thrilled and honoured to be appointed to this position. I feel very privileged to be working with orchestra, particularly during these strange times. I can’t wait to start making music with my colleagues at BBC NOW and am very excited to see where that takes us’.

You can read an exclusive interview with Gavin about his new role and his life in music thus far as part of the orchestra’s Instrumental Insights series, here.