Sextet for Piano and Wind Commissioned by Birmingham Chamber Music Society for the Albion Ensemble and Martin Roscoe
My work was shortlisted for the Britten Sinfonia’s Opus 2013 prize.
The Phone Call short opera for Tete a Tete Theatre
Into A Several World for Accordion and Cello
The Train (2015) for grade 1, grade 6 and professional musicians. Commissioned by Spitalfields Music and Royal Academy of Music
Sing a Story concert performance for Early years and KS1 children. First performance at the Wigmore Hall presented by Robert Adederian
The Girl Who Never Looked Up up for National Theatre Learning (2014 & 2015)
The Last Plantagenet (2015) for orchestra, choir, Indian musicians, tenor and soprano soloists and podcast
Into the Light (2015) for massed children’s choir and instrumentalists and small ensemble (link to audio). 2000 children and Aurora Orchestra. Conducted at the Royal Albert Hall by the Composer.Many, many songs and instrumental pieces written in conjunction with groups, here’s just 2 examples:
Magic Musicals: Royal Academy of Music and Blue Elephant Theatre http://michaelfaradayschool.co.uk/2013/04/01/year-1-blue-elephant-videos/
A song written with Henry Cavendish school on the Philharmonia’s Stepping Stones
Packs written to support projects:Philharmonia’s Universe of Sound, Re-rite, MusicLab, Strike a Chord, Orchestra Unwrapped and Stepping Stones projects
Interview for Sound Connections
"Remember, whatever you do, never open a textbook on harmony" – Gustav Holst to his daughter before she went off to study music.
"If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams." –Yann Martel Life of Pi