FUTURE PROJECTS

currently working… (January)

touch, taste, tenacity – saxophone concerto, for Mira
vespertine – solo violin, TBC
..knock within.. – voice, bass clarinet, ‘cello & piano, for Collide-O-Scope
death and desire – for large ensemble, Ensemble Musikfabrik
brood – for solo violoncello, TBD

Stand-Alone works

SOLO

brood – for solo violoncello, TBD [USA] (2022) [7′ – 8′]

New Work – for solo Percussionist, for Matthew Lau (2022-23) [USA]

d(r)ench – for solo vibraphone, for Luis Azcona [Bern] (2022-23) [9′]

New Workfor Alex Garde (2022-23) [USA]

New Work – for solo Accordion, for Ghenadie Rotari [EU] (2023) [12′ – 15′]

sinking stairs – for solo Tubax/Bari Sax, for Samuel Dong [Sydney] (2022-23) [6′ – 7′]

SOLO + ELECTRONICS

ink – for Kingma flute, tam-tam & electronics, for Gavin Stewart [UK] (2022-23) [20′]

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

evaporating traces of… – for log-drum and live electronics, for Aditya Bhat (2022-23) [8′]

VOICE

New Work – for solo Voice, for Tyler Bouque [Boston/Huddersfield] (2022) [10′ – 12′]

New Work – for solo Soprano, for Stephanie Lamprea [Glasgow] (2022) [5′ – 7′]

shudder – for 24 voices [Brisbane] (2022) [9′ – 11′]

New Work – staged monodrama, for solo vocalist, objects and electronics [in developmentwith Kelsey Cotton [Europe] (2024-25) [40′]

CHAMBER

knock within – for Voice + Bass Clarinet, Violoncello & Piano, for Persistence Festival and Collideoscope New Music (2022) [7′] (text: William Shakespeare)

New Work – for Bass Flute, Bass Clarinet, Harp, Percussion & Violoncello, for Ensemble Offspring [8′]

New Work – for Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello & Piano, TBD [NYC]

Autumn; the second following – for Saxophone Quartet [AATB], for Olinda Quartet [Sydney] (2022-23) [6′ – 8′]

New Work – for Percussion Quartet, commissioned by WHACKollective (2022) [12′]

LARGE ENSEMBLE/ORCHESTRA + CONCERTANTE

touch, taste tenacity – for Soprano Saxophone and Small Ensemble, for Mira Stephens (2022) [15′]

death and desire – for Large Ensemble, commissioned by Studio MusikFabrik [Detmold] (2022) [12′]

New Work – for Voice & Ensemble [Boston] (2023) [10′ – 15′]

broken black jacket – evening length work for Large Ensemble, (2024) [45′]

nucalyptus – for 4 simultaneous ensembles (2024) [22′]

New Concertante Work – for Cello and Large Ensemble (2024-25) [30′]

everything in the universe is the smell of burnt almonds – Concertante Work for Piano & Orchestra (2025-27) [45′] for Matthew Lee Knowles


CYCLES & SERIES

skin on skin; contact (2021-25)

the depth of [my] love for you – for soprano & double bass [12′] for Lamprea/Banner

EXO (2022-23) ~ [in development]

choreographed accumulative work – for soprano, bass flute and double bass
for Stephanie Lamprea, Gavin Stewart and James Banner

(i) echophemera [2′] solo double bass (2021)

I. lapse [7′] soprano, bass flute & double bass

(ii) tactility/mobility [45″] solo double bass
(iii) under veils of breath [6′] solo bass flute

II. how hearts (un)bind [12′] soprano & bass flute

(iv) the inane beauty of its surface [5′] solo soprano (2021)
(v) bridges; between you and me [2′ – 3′]

III. more is less [13′]

the brutal tongue (2021-24)

i. the brutal tongue – for two sopranos (2021) for Peridot Duo
ii. the brutal tongue, and all its weaponry – for two sopranos and sextet
iii. the brutal tongue, wrapped around the spine – for two sopranos and quintet
iv. twisting in torrid tongues – for eleven soloists
v. the brutal tongue, twisted memories – for two sopranos and undectet

we are frozen (2022-25)

for soprano, saxophone/s & tape ~ for There is no air in space (Hamburg)

fixture 1: beneath

I. undulating figures
II. masticating moments

  • traces of transmutation
  • mime; invisible words
  • there is no air here
  • none wait for this

interlude: we are frozen

fixture 2: breach

III. y(e)arn

  • entangled in you
  • unravel; what binds us does not hold
  • spooling species
  • hold

IV. the glacier


by the hands of those who love me – Tetraptych (2021-23)

  1. New Work – for mixed quintet, for Ensemble Offspring (2022)
  2. New Work – for mixed ensemble, for Ensemble Zeitstoff (2022)
  3. the hearth – for string quartet, TBC (2022/23)
  4. wrapped in casts, both arms, i… – for mixed trio, for Carl Rosman and ELISION Ensemble (2023-24)

EXO (2022-23) ~ [in development]

choreographed accumulative work – for soprano, bass flute and double bass
for Stephanie Lamprea, Gavin Stewart and James Banner

(i) echophemera [2′] solo double bass (2021)

I. lapse [7′] soprano, bass flute & double bass

(ii) tactility/mobility [45″] solo double bass
(iii) under veils of breath [6′] solo bass flute

II. how hearts (un)bind [12′] soprano & bass flute

(iv) the inane beauty of its surface [5′] solo soprano (2021)
(v) bridges; between you and me [2′ – 3′]

III. more is less [13′]

.. of mind without mind of .. – Cantata/Requiem (2022-24)

for solo baritone voice, male chorus and orchestra; accumulative work

PHASE ONE – neological nexus (2021-23)
  1. destination unknown – for bass clarinet duet (2021-22)
  2. New Work – for baritone voice and viola (2022)
  3. New Work – for baritone voice, viola, 2 bass clarinets & percussion trio (2022-23)

more to come…

PHASE TWO – cantata/requiem (2021-24)

introit: from the dark [6′]
I: name it if you will [11′]
II: tasteless, but in fear [14′]
III: vulnerable vanity [5′ + 7′]
IV: at a loss for [3′ – 4′]
postlude: was my name… [7′ – 8′]


lichen series [2023 – 25]

  • 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 (2025) [30′]

The Triduum of Light – operatic triptych

moths – for 3 vocalists, ensemble and electronics (2021-24) [75′ – 90′]

premiere season in Birmingham, London, Moscow, Sydney [TBC], 2023-24

fireflies – for 3 voices, 3 dancers, solo oboe da caccia, ‘baroque’ sextet, exterior quartet & electronics (2025-)

arachnids – 3 voices, video, electronics and 3 instrumentalists (2027-)


amber series – works for historical instrument

part of firesflies opera from The Triduum of Light

PHASES ONE – strange circumference of time, for Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2022-25)

amber (i) all that ever remains – for solo 7-key bassoon, for Luis Santos (2022-23) [8′]

amber (ii) cemented in a prison of anticipation – for Baroque String Trio, for CvA (2023) [4′]

amber (iii) gone; never lost, never forgotten – for Tenor Recorder, 7-key Bassoon + Viola da Gamba (2022-23) [7′]

amber (iv) what strange creatures we come from, much stranger do we become, for mixed historical sextet, for Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2023) [12′]

PHASE TWO – for Molly McDolan

New Work – for Oboe da Caccia + Electronics (2023-24)


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

for baritone, ensemble & tape

PART ONEThe Traveler’s Curse

  1. embedded truths
  2. longing
  3. here it lays
  4. the heart’s vulnerability
  5. formidable dialogues

PART TWOthe shadow of the heart

tbc…

theatre piece ~ after Dante’s Divine Comedy (2023-24)

for 2 actors, soprano, inner-ensemble of 4 players and outer-ensemble of 10 players – with Nick Reynolds

backyard exorcism – chamber opera (2022-)

with…

the elephant in blue

installation opera project

part one: (untitled) – (2021/3-26) [72′] for voice, narrator & electronics + trio + quartet

  • 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 (TBD)

part three: scratch (TBD)

part four: (blue)… is… (TBD)

part five: stay… with… (TBD)


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