AIDF

[ May 16, 2015 9:00 am to May 26, 2015 7:00 am. October 10, 2015 9:00 am to October 16, 2015 11:00 pm. ]

 

I am thrilled to announce that I have been awarded an Arts Council Artists’ International Development Fund Grant connected to my work as Artistic Director of The Riot Ensemble.  This grant will enable me to undertake two international residencies with three of the most exciting contemporary ensembles of our time.  I’ll spend 10 days in […]

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World Premiere: Arrangements of Five

[ October 14, 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] I’m thrilled that tomorrow Timothy Orpen and the Gildas String Quartet will give the world premiere of my Clarinet Quintet Arrangements of Five.  The piece was commissioned by Tim, with funds from the Britten Pears Foundation and RVW Trusts.

The concert is hosted by The Riot Ensemble and New Music Brighton, and starts at 7.30pm at the Friends’ Meetinghouse.

 

 

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The Flatulence of the Gods (2014)

for 5 Bass Clarinets, 4 Trombones, 2 Bassoons and 3 Contrabassoons
Premiered by The Riot Ensemble on the Wednesdays at the Forge Series.

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Arrangements of Five (2013)

for Clarinet Quintet
This piece was premiered on 14th October 2014 by The Riot Ensemble.

The score is available to view on Issuu:

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Every Riven Thing: 2nd Performance

[ December 5, 2013; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ] My song setting of Christian Wiman’s poem Every Riven Thing – written as part of the 2013 Aldeburgh English Song Project – will receive it’s 2nd performance at Club Inegales on Thursday 5th December.  Presented by The Riot Ensemble, the song will be performed by tenor Oliver Brignall and pianist Charis Cheung.

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Le Campane che Svaniscono UK Premiere

[ July 17, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] My solo violin piece, Le Campane che Svaniscono received its UK premiere from violinist Diamanda Le Berge Dramm at the 17th July ‘Transatlantic Collaborations’ hosted by The Riot Ensemble and ECCE Ensemble.  The recording will follow soon!

picture by Claudia Racovicean
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My Silence and These Voices

[ March 8, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] My piece for amplified string quartet, My Silence and These Voices, will be given its second performance on the Riot Ensemble’s Shapes of a Square concert with the Navarra Quartet at LSO St. Luke’s.  This is an LSO Soundhub Showcase concert.

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Feature on Composer’s Circle

[ October 1, 2011; ] The premiere performance of my vocal work Plainer Sailing, by The Riot Ensemble, is today’s feature on Composer’s Circle.

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