DARK DANCE (2018)

for chamber ensemble

Psappha commission

 

World Premiere

Psappha | Jamie Phillips (cond)

22nd March 2018

Halle St Peter's, Manchester

 

Instrumentation

fl.gtr.3perc.vla.

 

Duration

8'00''

DARKENED DREAMS (2014)

for ensemble and fixed tape

BBC Radio 3 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Proms Co-commission

 

World Premiere

The Aurora Orchestra | Nicholas Collon (cond)

20th August 2014

Royal College of Music, London

Broadcast live simultaneously on Radio 3 In-Tune and Radio 4 PM

 

Instrumentation

1.0.bcl.1.ssax | 2perc: vib/hi-h/BD/susp.cym/crot/tam-t/2 bongos | strings(1.1.1.1.1)

 

Duration

4'40''

ACRID LINES (2015)

for Wind Orchestra

World Premiere [as de Volharding Ensemble]

RNCM New Ensemble | Clark Rundell (cond)

27th January 2015

World Premiere [as Wind Orchestra]

RNCM Wind Orchestra | Matt Weites (cond)

28th January 2016

 

Duration

6'00''

ELEGY (2017)

World Premiere

The Edinburgh Quartet & students from

The Music School of Douglas Academt

12th November 2017

City Halls, Glasgow

 

Duration

7'00''

SILENT SHORES (2015)

for string quartet

Creative Scotland-funded Commission

 

World Premiere

The Edinburgh Quartet

Violins: Tristan Gurney | Gordon Bragg

Viola: Fiona Winning

Cello: Mark Bailey

26th May 2015

City Halls, Glasgow

 

 

Duration

16'00''

SONATA FOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO (2015)

 

World Premiere

Michael Jackson (asax) | Leanne Cody (pno)

12th March 2015

CNRR, Royal Northern College of Music

 

First Broadcast

Michael Jackson (asax) | Philip Sharp (pno)

4th May 2015

CNRR, Royal Northern College of Music

BBC Radio 3 'Live in Concert'

 

Duration

13'45

[i: 7'30'' | ii: 2'45'' | iii: 3'30'']

INCANTATION (2014)

for soprano saxophone, violin and piano

 

World Premiere

Mélina Zélénuic (ssax) | Clémence Prudhomme (vln) | Ben Powell (pno)

6th June 2014

Manchester University Chaplaincy

 

Duration

7'00''

THE TEMPTRESS (2014)

for chamber ensemble

 

World Premiere:

Manchester Camerata | Clark Rundell (cond)

21st January 2014

RNCM Studio 7, Manchester

 

Further performances:

Manchester Camerata | Gabor Takácys-Nagy (cond)

27th April 2014

Albert Hall, Manchester

 

Instrumentation

0.0.0.0 | perc(1):mar | strings(1.1.1.1.1)

 

Duration

4'30''

BONE MEAL (2016)

for chamber ensemble

 

World Premiere

The Vonnegut Collective

21st September 2016

Manchester Central Library

 

Duration

7'00''

VELVET SKIES (2012)

for string quartet

 

Creative Scotland Commission

 

World Premiere

The Maxwell Quartet

16th November 2012

Cairns Church, Glasgow

 

Duration

10'00''

THRASH'D (2014)

for solo contrabass trombone and brass ensemble

 

World Premiere

Matthew Denney (cbtn) | RNCM Brass Ensemble | Tom Harrold (cond)

5th June 2014

Manchester University Chaplaincy

 

Instrumentation

Solo cbtn | 0.0.0.0 | 2.3.3(2 ttbn / 1btn).1 | perc(2): BD/SD/hi-h/tam-t/ tom-t(5) | 0.0.0.0.0

 

Duration

5'00''

GNARLED WINDS (2014)

for wind quintet

 

World Premiere

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Quintet

21st June 2014

St Magnus International Festival

Stromness Town Hall, Orkney

 

Duration

4'30''

VEILED DAWN (2013)

for strings and off-stage oboes

 

World Premiere

The Lancashire Sinfonietta | Stephanie Gonley (leader)

14th March 2013

The Great Hall, Lancaster University

 

Instrumentation

0.2.0.0 | 2.0.0.0 | strings (6.4.4.3)

 

Duration

13'00''

FEAR NO MORE (2015)

soprano and chamber ensemble

 

World Premiere

Khymerikal | Leo Geyer (cond)

24th March 2015

Holborne Museum, Bath

 

Instrumentation

sop/cl/pno/vln/vlc

 

Duration

8'00''

ICEBREAKER (2013)

for brass dectet and percussion

 

World Premiere

SuperBrass

26th March 2013

Henry Wood Hall, London

 

Duration

4'20''

GENTLE SKIES (2013)

for Saxophone Quartet

 

World Premiere

14th September 2013

Borealis Saxophone Quartet

King's Place, London

 

Duration

6'20''

LOCKED HORNS (2012)

for brass quintet

 

Royal Philharmonic Society Commission

 

World Premiere

Total Brass

17th May 2012

The Barber Institute of FIne Arts, Birmingham

 

Duration

5'20''

FANFARONADE (2013)

for brass quintet

 

Royal Philharmonic Society Commission

 

World Premiere

Buzz Brass

7th November 2013

Maison Symphonique de Montreal

 

European Premiere

Stratus Brass

10th April 2013

Milton Hall, Barbican Centre, London

 

Duration

3'20''

CANTILENA (2013)

for double reed ensemble

 

World Premiere

RNCM Double Reed Ensemble / Melinda Maxwell (cond)

5th May 2013

RNCM Concert Hall

 

Duration

6'20''

EYE-TO-EYE (2013)

for percussion duo

 

World Premiere

The Aurora Percussion Duo (Delia Stevens / Le Yu)

12th March 2013

CNRR, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

 

Duration

4'00''

TWISTED SPLINTERS (2012)

for symphonic brass ensemble and percussion

 

World Premiere

RNCM Brass Ensemble / John Miller (cond)

29th January 2012

RNCM Opera Theatre, Manchester

 

North American Premiere

McGill University Brass Ensemble / John Miller (cond)

24th November 2013

Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal

 

Instrumentation

4.4.4.1 | 2perc: mar/vib/whip/susp.cym/SD/tam-t/2 bongos/2 tom-t/kick BD/BD

 

Duration

9'00''

BROKEN REPOSE (2013)

for saxophone and percussion duo

 

World Premiere

Kyran Matthews (asax) / DU-ality Percussion Duo

13th June 2013

RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester

 

Duration

7'00''

SEVERED SKEWS (2012)

for amplified baroque ensemble and electronics

 

World Premiere

The Eris Ensemble

14th April 2012

inSpace, Edinburgh

 

Duration

11'30''

FLUTE QUINTET (2012)

for flute and string quartet

 

World Premiere

RNCM New Ensemble / Duncan Ward (cond)

10th April 2012

RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester

 

Duration

6'00''

BROKEN SHADOW (2011)

for chamber ensemble

 

World Premiere

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Ensemble

12th January 2011

The National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

 

Duration

5'30''

SKIRLL (2010)

for brass quintet and percussion

 

World Premiere

WorldBrass

1st October 2011

Hangar 21, Detmold, Germany

Toured throughout Germany including Berlin Philharmonie

 

Revised for 2015 WorldBrass tour

 

Duration

10'00''

FALLOW FIELDS (2007)

for two clarinets

 

World Premiere

BBC SO clarinets

10th August 2007

Maida Vale, London

 

Duration

3'00''

KERFUFFLE (2008)

for chamber ensemble

 

BBC Proms Commission

 

World Premiere

The Aurora Orchestra / Nicholas Collon (cond)

26th July 2008

The Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London

 

First recorded

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Ensemble / Tom Harrold (cond)

9th February 2008

Glasgow City Halls

 

Instrumentation

0.0.bcl.0.asax | 0.0.0.0 | strings (1.0.1.1.0)

 

 

Duration

4'00''

 

FAST CASTLE FROM ABOVE (2010)

for chamber ensemble

 

World Premiere

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Ensemble

12th January 2011

The  National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

 

First Recorded

Linn Records / Scottish Chamber Orchestra Ensemble

Glasgow City Halls

August 2010

 

 

Duration

6'30''

DANCE (2007)

for percussion sextet and piano

 

World Premiere

The Endymion Ensemble / Peter Wiegold (cond)

17th August 2007

Cadogan Hall, London

BBC Proms

 

Duration

6'30''

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