CONCERT HALL COMMISSIONS
Duration: 3 minutes
Forces: 1(fl) 1(cl) 1(ob) 1(bsn) / 1(hn) 1(tpt) 1(tbn) / 1 perc / hp / 2(vln) 1(vla) 1(vcl) 1(db)
World Premiere: 22 November 2023 - The Orchestra of Opera North (cond. Oliver Rundell)
Commissioned following participating in Opera North's 'Minute Masterpieces' competition, 'a true blue sky' is a companion piece to Mahler's Symphony No.4 for Chamber Orchestra. It will be premiered 22 November 2023 at Dewsbury Town Hall and 23 November 2023 at Howard Assembly Room.
High Barnet Chamber Music Festival
Duration: 5 minutes
Forces: String Orchestra
World Premiere: 30 June 2023 - New London Orchestra (cond. Joshua Ballance)
Commissioned by High Barnet Chamber Music Festival for the opening concert of their 2023 season, 'chrysalis arr. string orchestra' is an arrangement of chrysalis, based on sounds from inside a chrysalis. It was premiered June 30 2023.
Duration: 1 minute
Forces: SATB Choir
World Premiere: 1 January 2021 (digital) - Corvus Consort (cond. Freddie Crowley)
Commissioned as part of 'Twelve Composers Composing' along with eleven of the UK’s most exciting young composers, 'eight maids a-milking' is a miniature works for a choir of twelve voices, based on the text of the well-known song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”. It was premiered digitally January 5 2021 and premiered live December 11 2021.
Multitude of Voyces
Duration: 4 minutes
Forces: SSA Choir and Harp/ Piano
World Premiere: 8 March 2017 - The Godolphin School Vocal Ensemble and Katie Salmon (cond. Olivia Sparkhall) at St Thomas' Church, Salisbury, UK
Commissioned as the first of a four-part series by Multitude of Voyces and premiered by Godolphin Vocal Ensemble. It was premiered March 8 2017 and is available with Stainer & Bell and Multitude of Voyces.