Nicola LeFanu has composed around one hundred works for a variety of mediums. Her music is published by Edition Peters and by Novello and has been widely played, broadcast and recorded. She has composed eight operas, which have been staged in UK, Ireland and USA.
In 2020 a CD with four of her major orchestral pieces was released by NMC, supported by a grant from the PRSF. It features the RTE NSO and the BBCSO. A new work for baritone and chamber orchestra will be premiered by the Welsh Chamber Orchestra. In 2021 a new quintet for strings will be premiered by the Sacconi quartet and works for solo horn and for solo piano will also receive their premieres. If the pandemic permits, a new work for saxophone orchestra will be premered in New York and in Germany.