FUTURE PROJECTS

SOLO

d(r)ench – for solo vibraphone, for Luis Azcona [Bern] (2021) [9′]

biomorph – for solo sheng, for Lung-Yi Huang and Wu Wei [Taiwan/Berlin] (2022) [7′ – 8′]

all that ever remained – for solo 7-key Bassoon, for Luís Tasso Athayde Santos [Amsterdam] (2022-23) [6′ – 8′]

New Work – for solo Violin, TBC (2022) [5′]

New Work – for solo Accordion, for Ghenadie Rotari (2022-23) [Trieste] [15′ – 20′]

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

SOLO + ELECTRONICS

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

ink – for Kingma flute, tam-tam & electronics, for Gavin Stewart [UK] (2021-22) [25′]

evaporating traces of… – for log-drum and live electronics, for Aditya Bhat (2022) [8′]

New Work – evening length work for Thomas Pfaffinger [Hanover] (2022-23) [45′ – 50′]

sinking stairs – for solo Tubax, for Samuel Dong [Sydney] (2022-23) [6′]

VOICE

the shadow of the heart – for solo Voice, for Tyler Bouque [Boston/Huddersfield] (2021-22) [15′-19′]

i. the shadow of the heart is found beneath the… [4′ – 5′]
ii. the shadow of the heart bends in the breeze of the dull light’s… [6′ – 8′]
iii. the shadow of the heart writhes amongst the tarnished coils of… [5′ – 6′]

New Work – for solo Soprano, for Stephanie Lamprea [TBC]

New Work – for 24 voices [Brisbane] (2022) [7′]

New Work – staged monodrama, for solo vocalist, electronics [in developmentwith Kelsey Cotton [Europe] (2023-) [40′]

DUO/TRIO

New Work – for Flute, Violoncello and Piano, for Gavin and Friends [UK] (2022) [12′]

New Work – for Soprano & Double Bass, for Stephanie and James [UK] (2022-23) ongoing

we are frozen – for Voice and Saxophone(s) (2022) for There is no air in space [50′] ongoing

(un)bind – for Prepared Viola and Double-Bell Trumpet (2023) [5′ – 6′]

CHAMBER

New Work – for Saxophone Quartet [AATB], for Olinda Quartet [Sydney] (2022) [6′]

New Work – for voice + four instruments, for Persistence Festival and Collideoscope New Music (2022) [7′]

New Work – for 8 players (2022)

lamina – for spatialised wind quintet (2022) for PRISM Ensemble [20′]

New Work – for Oboe Quartet (2022-23) for Asyla Quartet [Australia/London] [12′]

LARGE ENSEMBLE/ORCHESTRA

touch, taste tenacity – for Soprano Saxophone and Small Ensemble, for Mira Stephens (2022) [18′]

New Work – for Large Ensemble, commissioned by Studio MusikFabrik [Cologne] (2022) [10′-12′]

New Work – for Large Ensemble, for Renee Baker and the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project [Chicago] (2022-23) [15′]

(un)bound – for solo Prepared Viola, solo Double-Bell Trumpet and Ensemble (2022-23) [17′]

New Concertante Work – for Cello and Large Ensemble (2023) [30′]

broken black jacket – for Large Ensemble, (2023-24) [45′]

nucalyptus – for 3 simultaneous ensembles (2024) [22′]

everything in the universe in the smell of burnt almonds – Concertante Work (2025) [45′] for Matthew Lee Knowles


NEST [2020-]

PART ONE: HALO [2021-22]

  1. ring-moon – for solo Double Bass and prepared bows (2022) [6′]
  2. murk – for Tuba and Prepared Harp (2021) for Thomas Pfaffinger + Teresa Emilia Raff [10′]
  3. (im)pure – for Prepared Harp (2021) for Sam Ramirez [8′]
  4. HALO – for Prepared Harp, Double Bass and Electronics (2021-22) [25′]
  5. pale spaces (i) – for solo Alto Flute, for Phoebe Bognár (2021) [7′]
  6. pale spaces (ii) – for Alto Flute, Prepared Harp, Tuba, Prepared Double Bass and Electronics (2021-22) [15′]

PART TWO: by the hands of those who love me – Triptych (2021-23)

  1. New Work – for mixed ensemble, for Ensemble Zeitstoff (2022)
  2. the hearth – for string quartet, TBC (2022/23)
  3. wrapped in casts, both arms, i… – for mixed trio, for Carl Rosman and ELISION Ensemble (2022/23)

PART THREE: sever (2021-23)

  1. sever (i): quietude – for solo prepared Violin (2021) [6′]
  2. sever (ii): the tether of trust – for prepared Violin and prepared Harp (2021) for Strings Crossed [7′]
  3. sever (iii): strings attached – for prepared Viola, prepared Harp and Percussion (2021) [14′]
  4. sever (iv): impressions beneath the surface – for solo Percussion and Ensemble (2021-22) [20′]
  5. sever (v): 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 [2021 – 23]

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

  1. acid, the corroded mind – for solo Bass Clarinet (2021) [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′]

2. fungus [2022 – 23]

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

3. lichen series [2023 – 24]

  • lichen (i): the living raincoat – for spatialised Alto, three percussion and prepared harp (2023) [11′]
  • lichen (ii): survival instinct – for three voices [MzS.A.Bar] and prepared harp (2023/24) [7′ – 8′]
  • lichen (iii): the intimacy of being – for four voices, saxophone quartet and two percussion (2024) [15′]
  • lichen (iv): mutual beneficiaries – for choir and orchestra (2024) [30′]

4. The Triduum of Light – operatic triptych

moths – for 3 vocalists, ensemble and electronics (2020-23) for Tête-à-tête Festival [45′]
fireflies – for actor, 2 vocalists, 2 players and electronics (2023-24) TBC
arachnids – for 3 vocalists, 3 players, installation and electronics (2025) TBC

brink – spatial cycle (2022-23)

for spatialised voice, saxophone, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, string quartet, 2 percussion & tape
for Bryn Harrison



amber series – works for historical instruments

PHASES ONE – strange circumference of time, for Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2021)

amber (i) all that ever remains – for solo 7-key bassoon, for Luis Santos (2021) [8′]

amber (ii) cemented in a prison of anticipation – for Baroque String Trio, for CvA (2021) [4′]

amber (iii) gone; never lost, never forgotten – for Tenor Recorder, 7-key Bassoon + Viola da Gamba (2021) [7′]

amber (iv) what strange creatures we come from, much stranger do we become, for mixed historical sextet, for Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2021) [12′]

PHASE TWO – for Molly McDolan

New Work – for Oboe da Caccia + Electronics (2022-23)


tree tongue time traveler – a chamber opera (2022-23)

for baritone and 8 players

theatre piece ~ after Dante’s Divine Comedy (2023)

for 2 actors, soprano, inner-ensemble of 4 players and outer-ensemble of 10 players

Vingt Regards – orchestration of Olivier Messiaen’s piano cycle

for Large Orchestra with Spatialised Percussion

Regards I – IV (2022-23)
Regards V – IX (2024)
Regards X – XIII (2025-26)
Regards XIV – XVII (2027)
Regards XVIII – XX (2028)

(The full cycle will be complete by December 10 2028, to celebrate 120 years since Messiaen’s birth)

the elephant in blue

part one: (untitled) – (2023) [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 (2025)

part three: scratch (2025-26)

part four: (blue)… is… (2027)

part five: stay… with… (2027-28)


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