November 14 2019, New Walk Museum, Leicester
Approach — Charles Owen
Charles Owen performed the world premiere of Approach in his lunchtime recital, alongside Ravel, Liszt and Wagner/Liszt. Part of Leicester International Music Festival Lunchtime Concert Series.
February 5 2019, St George the Martyr, Borough
Suite for Prepared Piano — Kamilla Arku
Kamilla Arku performed the world premiere of Suite for Prepared Piano in her solo lunchtime recital of contemporary music for Borough New Music.
Various dates and venues, 2016-2019, London
Star Carol, Separation on the River Kiang, Agnus Dei, Kyrie Eleison — The Boiler House Singers
I have conducted my choir The Boiler House Singers in performances of the above choral pieces in various concerts and venues. Star Carol is a Christmas carol; Separation on the River Kiang uses the poem of the same name by Li Po; translation by Ezra Pound; Agnus Dei and Kyrie Eleison are pieces for choir I wrote for the play King Charles III.
September 2010, The Forge, Camden
Dance Music and Star — Graphite Ensemble.
Graphite ensemble premiered these two pieces, for electric guitar, piano, flute, clarinet and accordion, in a concert of new music at the Forge in Camden.
October 2006, Union Chapel, Islington
By the North Gate — Hackney Singers
Dan Ludford-Thomas conducted Hackney Singers in a premiere performance of By the North Gate, my piece for choir which takes text from Lament of the Frontier Guard, a poem by the Chinese poet Rihaku, with translation by Ezra Pound. ©New Directions Publishing.
October 2001, St Mary’s Church, Nottingham
Resurface (Oboe Concerto) — John Anderson, North Nottingham Youth Chamber Orchestra
Dominic McCongigal conducted this premiere in a Nottingham Conposers concert of new concertos for soloists, string orchestra and percussion. Funded by Arts Council England.
December 2006, Toynbee Hall, Whitechapel
The Portal — COMA London
Gregory Rose conducted the mixed ensemble COMA London performing The Portal, a flexibly-scored piece written during COMA’s Mentor scheme with Diana Burrell.
March 1998, The Castle, Nottingham
To the Moon — Lounge Quartet
Forwards, Backwards — Lounge Quartet and Paul Deats
Premieres in a programme of new music for string quartet and saxophone.
Summer 1997, New Works Festival, Leicester
The Alchemist — Assembly
Premiere conducted by Christopher Hobbs, Assembly mixed ensemble.
September 1997, Djanogly Hall and Congregational Hall, Nottingham
The Open Door — North Nottingham Youth Chamber Orchestra
I conducted the premiere and second performance of The Open Door for Nottingham Composers concert. Funded by Arts Council England.
October 2001, Congregational Hall, Nottingham
Drinking the Tamar, Miracle in Macondo, Escape, An Den Mond — North Nottingham Youth Chamber Orchestra and choir.
I conducted these four new orchestral pieces, one with choir, for this Wet Arts Company produced concert, called Two Women Good Music, with Stephanie Smith.