SELECTED WORKS

 

OPERA

Paradise Garden chamber opera for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and chorus [25'] +

Song of Sara short monodrama for solo soprano [5'] 

A Castrated Confession opera vignette for two sopranos, baritone and piano [3'] *

This chamber opera will be performed in Milton Court Studio Theatre, Thursday 1st - Tuesday 6th July 2021. 

* A Castrated Confession was created as a creative experiment on Performance Arts Lab, August 2020. The music was composed over three consecutive days, preceded by four days on creating concepts/libretti, and followed by three days of rehearsal and recording. This vignette is intended as a culmination of our experiences on the summer school, NOT as a finished work.  

VOCAL

küçük aslan a collaborative, multilingual work for soprano (doubling fiddle), mezzo-soprano,

accordion (doubling alto voice) and baritone (doubling guitar) [3']

three Sappho fragments song cycle for soprano and string quartet [12'30"] 

The Sick Rose for tenor and piano [3'] 

Sweeter Than Honey for SSA consort [4'30"]

Jabberwocky for mezzo-soprano and piano [3']

CHORAL

 

Forest Hymn for SSAATTBB choir and SATBar quartet [13']

Adam lay ybounden for SATB choir [3']

Drop down, ye Heavens, from above for SATB choir [4']

Morning Red for SSAATTBB choir [8'] 

Coventry Carol for SSAATTBB choir l4'] ++

O Crux Benedicta for SATB choir [3']

++ Coventry Carol is published in Multitude of Voyces: Sacred Music by Women Composers. Volume 3: Advent to Candlemas.

SOLO

 

CLOUDSCAPES for solo guitar [5'] **

raindrops keep falling... for voice flute and piano [3']

A Clare Toccatina for solo organ [4'] +++

Sun and Moon for cello and piano [10']

Duo for clarinet and piano [5']

Calling for solo piano [4'30"]

** This work was written for Tom McKinney as part of Psappha's 'Composing for...' scheme 2020-21. 

+++ A Clare Toccatina was commissioned by Choir & Organ Magazine for their New Music series 2020, in partnership with Graham Ross and The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. It was premiered by George Gillow in Clare College Chapel, Sunday 15th November 2020. 

ORCHESTRAL

 

RED LETTER DAY for chamber orchestra and narrator [3']

Settling for chamber orchestra [6']

Fanfare for symphony orchestra [0'30"] ***

*** Winner of the Royal Opera House Fanfare Competition, February 2015.

CHAMBER / ENSEMBLE

THE EARTH IS BREATHING for mixed ensemble [13']

The Four Elements for recorder quartet [6'30"]

Haunted House for Pierrot ensemble [5'

Circus for piano and wind sextet [6']

OPEN SCORES

circling back, circling forwards for collaborative duo [10']