FUTURE PROJECTS

(st)-utter – for Clarinet and Double Bass, for George [Greece] (2021) [4′]

echophemera – for solo Double Bass, for James Denner [Berlin] (2021) [5′]

biomorph – for solo Sheng, for Lung-Yi Huang and Wu Wei [Taiwan/Berlin] (2021) [7′ – 8′]

… the currency of breath – for solo Bass Clarinet, for Philip Everall [Perth] (2021) [4′]

as they close their eyes … – for Bass Clarinet and Theorbo, for Philip Everall and Matt Jones [Perth] (2021-22)

tmesis (i) – for Violin, Violoncello and Piano, for MCM [Melbourne] (2021) [5′]

tmesis (ii) – for Flute, Violoncello and Piano, for Gavin and Friends [UK] (2021) [12′]

subcutaneous – for Saxophone Quartet [AATB], for Olinda Quartet [Sydney] (2021) [6′]

suffering – for Kingma flute, voice & electronics, for Gavin [London] (2021) [6′]

ink – for Kingma flute, tam-tam & electronics, for Gavin Stewart [UK] (2021) [25′]

sinking stairs – for solo Tubax and live electronics, for Samuel Dong [Sydney] (2021) [6′]

there were times when only her eyes spoke – for mixed sextet, for Syzygy Ensemble [Melbourne] (2021) [6′ – 8′]

colour has somehow seeped from their frame – for prepared Disklavier and tape, for MCM [Melbourne] (2021) [4′]

corridor to nowhere – evening length work for Thomas Pfaffinger [Hanover] (2021-22) [45′ – 50′]

New Work – for solo Tenor/Bass Recorder, for Sylvia Hinz [Berlin] (2021-22) [11′]

New Work – for solo Oboe da Caccia, for Molly McDolan (2021-22) [Basel] [TBC]

as we stare into the sun – for SATB choir (2021) for MCM [Melbourne] [5′]

Remote Friends – for Flute, Bass Clarinet, Viola and Violoncello for Ret Frem Ensemble [London](2021-22) [10′]

katija; the courageous, cantankerous and charismatic – monodrama, for solo vocalist, electronics and set [in developmentfor Kelsey Cotton [Europe] (2021-23) [40′]

lamina – for spatialised wind quintet (2021-22) [20′]

d(r)ench – for Vibraphone and Electronics, for Luis Azcona [Bern] (2021) [11′]

all that ever remained – for solo 7-key Bassoon, for Luís Tasso Athayde Santos [Amsterdam] (2021) [6′]

what strange creatures we come from, and much stranger do we become – for Mixed Sextet: alto/tenor recorder, 7-key bassoon, string trio (tuned to A430) and embedded solo tenor viola da gamba, for students of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2021) [15′]

brink – for Violoncello and Percussion (2021) [7′]

(un)bind – for Prepared Viola and Double-Bell Trumpet (2021-22) [5′ – 6′]

afterimages – for solo Accordion, for Ghenadie Rotari (2021-22) [Trieste] [15′ – 20′]

we are frozen – for Voice and Saxophone(s) (2021-22) for There is no air in space [50′] ongoing

… what is said with that silver tongue … – for solo Bass Oboe (2021) for Mikey Sluman [London/Australia] [6′]

New Work – for Oboe Quartet (2021-22) for Asyla Quartet [Australia/London] [12′]

broken black jacket – for Large Ensemble, (2023) [45′]

sonatine – this mind made war – for solo Violoncello, for Juan Aguilera Cerezo (2021) [12′]

New Concertante Work – for Cello and Large Ensemble, for Juan Aguilera Cerezo (2021-) [30′]

nucalyptus – for 3 simultaneous ensembles (2023) [22′]

the transfiguration of light (i): symptoms – for solo ‘Heavily-Prepared’ violin (2021-22) [4′ – 5′]


NEST [2020-]

PART ONE: HALO [2020-21]

  1.  ring-moon – for solo Double Bass and prepared bows (2020-21) [10′]
  2. (im)pure – for Prepared Harp (2020-21) for Sam Ramirez [8′]
  3. HALO – for Prepared Harp, Double Bass and Electronics (2021-22) [25′]
  4. pale spaces (i) – for solo Alto Flute, for Phoebe Bognár (2021) [7′]
  5. pale spaces (ii) – for Alto Flute, Prepared Harp, Tuba, Prepared Double Bass and Electronics (2021-22) [15′]
  6. murk – for Tuba and Prepared Harp (2021) co-commissioned by Sam Ramirez + Sean Burke and Thomas Pfaffinger + Teresa Emilia Raff [10′]
  7. luna – for solo Clarinet in A, for Jacob Wolf [USA] (2021) [9′]

PART TWO: staticsongs (2020-22)

  1. staticsongs i: gasp – for solo B Clarinet (2021) for Szilárd Benes [12′]
  2. staticsongs ii: scratch – for Soprano and Double Bass (2022) [21′]
  3. staticsongs iii: mumble – for Saxophone, Tuba, Piano, Percussion and Electronics (2021-22) for Ensemble Zeitstoff [premiere: 2022] [15′ – 20′]
  4. staticsongs iv: window – for Alto Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violoncello and Percussion (2021) [8′]
  5. staticsongs v: chafe – for Piccolo/Bass Flute, Violoncello, Piano and Percussion (2022) [9′]

PART THREE: sever (2021-22) to Clara Iannotta, in admiration

  1. sever (i): quietude – for solo prepared Violin (2021) [6′]
  2. sever (ii): strings attached – for prepared Viola, prepared Harp and Percussion (2021) [14′]
  3. sever (iii): impressions beneath the surface – for solo Percussion and Ensemble (2021-22) [20′]
  4. sever (iv): twine, needle, seed – for prepared String Orchestra (2021-23)
    • [a]unravelling tongues (2021-22) [7′]
    • [b] – joined at the hip (2022) [6′]
    • [c]sown; starts and ends (2022-23) [11′]

PART FOUR: the meteorological garden (Orchestral Triptych)

  1. cold light – desert wind [15′]
  2. anticyclone/stratus-cloud [12′]
  3. moonlight [10′]

toxicology [2020 – 23]

laboratory of mysterious elements [2021 – 22] ~ [in development]

  1. acid, the corroded mind – for solo Bass Clarinet (2021) for Szilárd Benes [10′]
  2. zinccontained arousal – for Cor Anglais, Trombone and Percussion (2022) [27′]
  3. leadenforcing surrender – for mixed septet: Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Violin, Violoncello, Electric Guitar, Percussion (2021-22) [8′]
  4. carbon, the silent deathfor solo Viola (2021) for Phoebe Green [7′]

fungus [2021 – 23] ~ in development

  1. fungus: patch – for spatialised mixed sextet (2021-22) [25′]
  2. fungus: community – for spatialised vocal sextet [SAATBarB] (2022) [20′]
    • fungus: decay – for spatialised vocal quartet [SATBar] (2021) [15′]
  3. fungus: eco-system – for 2 harps and 4 percussion (2023) [14′]
    • fungus: spore – for 2 harps [6′]
  4. fungus: phenomenon/the fairy’s ring – for 3 sextets, spatialised (2021-23) [40’+] installation

lichen series [2021 – 24]

  • lichen (i): the living raincoat – for Alto, three percussion and prepared harp (2021-22) [11′]
  • lichen (ii): survival instinct – for three voices and prepared harp (2022) [7′ – 8′]
  • lichen (iii): the intimacy of being – for four voices, saxophone quartet and two percussion (2023) [15′]
  • lichen (iv): mutual beneficiaries – for choir and orchestra (2024) [30′]

cy twombly – cycle

cy’s roses – cycle for various instruments + electronics
  • (i) a scintillating petal scratches beneath…, for trombone, two percussion, double bass + improvised electronics [7′]
  • (ii) bleeding; but not to the point of one’s demise, for tenor saxophone, cor anglais, trumpet, harp and viola [9′]
  • (iii) one’s syntax of contrast is (in)definitely impressed upon the surface, for cor anglais, trumpet, percussion, viola, double bass + improvised electronics [15′]
  • (iv) the vicious and vastness of the imminent darkness, for bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, trumpet, tuba, harp, two violas + improvised electronics [18′]
  • (v) the inner eye, gazing into the pitch of pleasure; one’s release into the abyss, for bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, cor anglais, trumpet, trombone, tuba, harp, two percussion, two violas, double bass + live electronics [24’+]

matters of uncertainty – for double-bell instruments

  1. understated matter (2020, rev. 2021) – for solo Double-Bell horn, for Christine Chapman [9′]
    1. understated matter (ii) (2021) – version for 2 horns
    2. understated matter (iii) (2021) – version for horn and trombone
    3. understated matter (iv) (2021) – version for horn and euphonium
  2. suspicious matter (2021) – for solo Double-Bell trumpet, for Marco Blauuw [8′]
    1. suspicions and sympathies (2021) – version of suspicious matter for 2 trumpets
    2. matters of accusation (2021-22) – for 2 Double-Bell trumpets [15′]
  3. inconclusive matter (2021-22) – for Double-Bell trombone & Double-Bell euphonium [7′]
  4. matters of translation (2022) – for Double-Bell horn and Double-Bell trumpet [13′]
  5. matters of uncertainty (2022-23) – for Double-Bell quartet [40′]

slope – solo voice pieces & expansion

  1. slope – for solo countertenor (2020-21) premiered by composer
    1. slope (i) – solo countertenor (2020) [4′]
    2. slope (ii) – for countertenor & violoncello (2020-21) [4′ – 5′]
  2. moist – for solo tenor (2021)
    1. moist (i) – solo tenor (2021) [5′]
    2. moist (ii) – tenor + viola (2021-22) [5′ – 6′]
    3. moist (iii) – tenor + viola and bass flute (2022) [8′]
  3. darkness – for solo baritone (2021) [4′]
  4. open – for solo soprano (2021) [2′ ½]

the (un)tethered – a chamber opera in two acts (2021-22)

written in collaboration with Ensemble Zeitstoff, PRISM Ensemble and others…

the elephant in blue

part one: (untitled) – (2022-24) [72′]

  • prologue: rain – ensemble + electronics [5′]
    • fade – voice + trio [6′]*
    • please – voice, ensemble + electronics [8′]*
  • pitter, patter (i) – voice + double-bell trumpet [7′]*
    • waiting – voice + mixed quartet [15′]*
    • interior – narrator + trio [5′]
  • pitter, patter (ii) – voice + bass clarinet [6′]*
    • senses – double-bell trumpet + ensemble [8′]*
    • cold – voice, narrator, bass clarinet, ensemble [9′]*
  • epilogue: (what is blue?) – narrator, ensemble + electronics [3′]

(*) – work is extractable as a single concert work, or in the case of the pitter, patter pieces, they may be paired together, or (i) may be paired with senses and (ii) with cold. Unmarked works are only available as part of the elephant in blue opera.


part two: be… still (2023-24)

part three: scratch (TBC)

part four: (blue)… is… (TBC)

part five: stay… with… (TBC)

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