FUTURE PROJECTS

SOLO

New Work – for solo Double Bass, for Will Hansen; a gift (2021) [4′]

biomorph – for solo Sheng, for Lung-Yi Huang and Wu Wei [Taiwan/Berlin] (2021-22) [7′ – 8′]

the republic of dreams – for solo percussion, for Aditya Bhat (2021) [9′]

luna – for solo Clarinet in A, for Jacob Wolf [USA] (2021) [9′]

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

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

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

afterimages – for solo Accordion, for Ghenadie Rotari (2022) [Trieste] [15′ – 20′]

the transfiguration of light: symptoms – for solo ‘Heavily-Prepared’ violin (2022) [4′ – 5′]

New Work – for solo Tenor/Bass Recorder, for Sylvia Hinz [Berlin] (2022) [11′]

New Work – for solo Oboe da Caccia, for Molly McDolan (2022) [Basel] [TBC]

SOLO + ELECTRONICS

evaporating traces of… – for log-drum and live electronics, for Aditya Bhat (2021) [8′ – 10′]

d(r)ench – for Vibraphone and Electronics, for Luis Azcona [Bern] (2021) [9′]

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

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

sinking stairs – for solo Tubax and live electronics, for Samuel Dong [Sydney] (2022) [6′]

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

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

VOICE

the inane beauty of it’s surface… – for solo Soprano, for Tony Arnold as part of the New Music on the Point Festival [USA] (2021) [6′ – 7′]

who knows – for solo High-voice, for Christon Carney [USA] (2021) [4′]

New Work – for solo Voice, for James Pecore [NYC] (2021) [4′]

New Work – for 6 amplified Voices + Tape (2021-22) [15′]

simples – for SATB choir (2021) for MCM [Melbourne] [5′] (text: James Joyce, Poems Penyeach)

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

DUO/TRIO

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

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

New Work – for Soprano Saxophone, Percussion & Harp, for Mira, Aditya and Sam [Melbourne] (2021) [7′]

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

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

CHAMBER

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

there were times when only her eyes spoke – for mixed sextet, commissioned by the Impulse New Music Festival (2021) for Brightwork Ensemble, with funds from the Brightwork Fellowship Scholarship and Syzygy Ensemble via the University of Melbourne [Los Angeles/Melbourne] (2021) [8′]

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, commissioned by students of Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2021) [10′]

New Work – for spatialised percussion quartet, for WHACKollective (2021) [15′]

New Work – for 6 voices and electronics, for Formant (2021-22) [Brisbane] [20′]

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

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

LARGE ENSEMBLE/ORCHESTRA

touch, taste and tenacity – for Soprano Saxophone and Small Ensemble, for Mira Stephens (2021) [10′ – 14′]

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

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

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

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


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′]

PART TWO: staticsongs (2021-23)

  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: chafe – for Piccolo/Bass Flute, Violoncello, Piano and Percussion (2022) [9′]

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 [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] (2022) [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 [2022 – 24]

  • lichen (i): the living raincoat – for Alto, three percussion and prepared harp (2022) [11′]
  • lichen (ii): survival instinct – for three voices [MzS.A.Bar] 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’+]
scultped still – diptych, for two ensembles (superimposed)
  • cycnus, 1979 – for bass flute, bassoon, flugelhorn, trombone, percussion, violoncello [6′]
  • Thicket, 1990 – for oboe d’amore, tuba, percussion, double bass [6′]

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 and Nathan Plante [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′]

the fabric of one’s mettle

series of spatialised percussion works

  • the fabric of one’s mettle (i): hemispheres – for Percussion Duo (2021)
  • the fabric of one’s mettle (ii): memory palace – for spatilised Percussion Quartet (2021-22)
  • the fabric of one’s mettle (iii): eterna etherea – for solo Harp & solo Celesta, spatialised Percussion Quartet + Tape, for Sam Ramirez, WHAKollective Percussion Quartet and the University of Melbourne (2021)

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 (2022)

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

theatre piece ~ after Dante’s Divine Comedy (2022-23)

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

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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