Performances

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Performances 

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 HallNottingham

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.