NEW WORK [further details tba]
The Chef and the Sommelier opera vignette for dramatic soprano, bass-baritone and piano [3'] *
Paradise Garden chamber opera for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and chorus [25'] +
Song of Sara short monodrama for solo soprano [6']
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.
* The Chef and the Sommelier and A Castrated Confession were created as a creative experiments on Performance Arts Lab in 2021 and 2020 respectively. The music was composed over three consecutive days, preceded by four days of creating libretti, followed by three days of rehearsal and recording. These vignettes are intended as work-in-progress representations of our experiences, NOT as finished works.
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']
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.
Away in a Manger for SATB choir with divisi [3']
Forest Hymn for SSAATTBB choir and SATBar quartet [13']
Adam lay ybounden for SATB choir with divisi [3']
Drop down, ye Heavens, from above for SATB choir [4']
Morning Red for SSAATTBB choir [8']
Coventry Carol for SATB choir with divisi 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.
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']
circling back, circling forwards for collaborative duo [10']