Chamber

Birds Whose Voices Run With Light (2004)

Duration: 1'00"
Instrumentation: percussion (5 button gongs and marimba) and piano
First Performance: 31st October 2004, Stephen Gutman (piano) and Richard Benjafield (percussion), QEH Foyer. This is a contribution to the What Strikes the Clocke? Project, and forms part of South Bank Birtwistle Games – The Music of Harrison Birtwistle.

Calendar of Tolerable Inventions from Around the World (2001-)

Duration: 24'00"
Instrumentation: flute (doubling picc., alto fl.), oboe (doubling cor anglais), clarinet (doubling b.cl.), horn and bassoon (doubling c.bass.)
First Performance: (world première of Cuckoo Clock, Invisible Ink and Button) 31st October 2002, BBC Singers Invitation Concert, St. Giles’ Church, Cripplegate, Barbican, London. Lontano conducted by Odaline de la Martinez. This is part of Lontano’s Émigres series.
Second Performance: (world première of Soap Bubble, Beauty Spot and Caravan) 29th November 2003, St. Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield. London Sinfonietta. This is part of the 26th Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
Note: Shortlisted for spnm 2002/03 season.

con un poco de tango (2002)

Duration: 1'00"
Instrumentation: flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon
First Private Performance: 31st October 2002, St. Giles’ Church, Cripplegate, Barbican, London. Lontano conducted by Odaline de la Martinez.

Eyes to See Otherwise (2003)

Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: violin, viola and violoncello
First Performance: Rothko String Trio, 29th Feb 2004, Jacksons Lane, Highgate, London as part of the 10th season of Music Past and Present Concerts.

The Hours (1999-2001)

Duration: 17'00"
Instrumentation: flute (doubling picc., alto fl.), clarinet (doubling b.cl.), piano
First Performance: 10th May 2003, Trio Kessner (Daniel Kessner, Gareth Davis and Dolly Eugenio Kessner) at Sala dei Giganti al Liviano, Padua, Italy.
Note: spnm Highly Commended Work, 2002/03 season.

Istori Paraleloak (2002)

Duration: 7'00"
Instrumentation: soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones
First Performance: 18th Oct 2002, Meeting House, University of Sussex. Paragon Saxophone Quartet.

Jewelled Elephant Syndrome (2006)

Duration: 8'00"
Instrumentation: clarinet, violoncello, piano
First Performance: 1st September 2006, Lontano (Andrew Sparling, Robin Michael, Dominic Saunders), at The Warehouse, London.

Jieshi (2011)

Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: qin and string quartet
First Performance: 27th May 2011, Li Xiangting (qin) and English Chamber Orchestra Ensemble, BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, London.
Note: Commissioned by The Prince’s Charities Foundation.

Les Etoiles au Front (2012)

Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: clarinet, accordion, violin, viola and violoncello
First Performance: 20th February 2012, CHROMA Chamber Ensemble, Kings Place, London
Note: Commissioned by CHROMA for its Celebrating 15 Years of New Works concert

Maomao Yü (2009)

Duration: 6'30"
Instrumentation: piano, erhu, pipa, yangqin and guzheng
First Performance: 23rd April 2009, Lang Lang and the Silk String Quartet, at LSO St. Luke’s, London, on the 23rd of April 2009, in a concert titled Dragon Songs, as part of the 2009 UBS Soundscapes Eclectica series.
Note: Commissioned by London Symphony Orchestra UBS Soundscapes.

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Northwest Wind (2010)

Duration: 9'00"
Instrumentation: flute, clarinet, harp, viola and double bass
First Performance: 25th March 2010, South London Gallery, London. Lontano conducted by Odaline de la Martinez.
Note: Winner of the chamber category of the BASCA British Composers Awards 2010.

Oslo - Hommage à Lukas Foss (2011)

Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, violoncello and double bass
First Performance: 18th May 2010,Salle Françoys-Bernier, Le Domaine Forget, Canada. Nouvel Enemble Moderne, conducted by Lorraine Vaillancourt.

Oslo (2010)

Duration: 5'00"
Instrumentation: hanghang, bass clarinet, viola and violoncello
First Performance: 15th August 2011, Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Manu Delago (hang), Christoph Pepe Auer (bass clarinet), Tom Norris (viola) and Gregor Riddell (cello).

Prelude for Five (1998-99)

Duration: 1'45"
Instrumentation: flute (doubling picc., alto fl.), clarinet (doubling b.cl.),accordion, piano, violin and violoncello
First Performance: 28th Feb 1999 at Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford. Britten Sinfonia Soloists.

Suite from 'The Original Chinese Conjuror' (2010)

Duration: 7'00"
Instrumentation: clarinet (doubling b.cl.), accordion, piano, violin and double bass
First Performance for Recording: Chroma, with Tim Murray conducting, on 14th July 2010 at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.

Tranced Summer-Night (1998-99)

Duration: 12'30"
Instrumentation: 2 violin, viola, violoncello
First Performance: (1st and 2nd Movements only) 12th September 2001 at Bechstein Room, Wigmore Hall. Rubio String Quartet.
Note: Shortlisted for spnm 2000/01 season.

Tubae Fori (2010)

Duration: 0'20"
Instrumentation: 2 trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba
First Performance: 19th Oct 2010 at Guildhall, London. Quintabile Brass Ensemble.
Note: Commissioned by The Worshipful Company of Marketors.

Yi (2010)

Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: 2 violin, viola, violoncello