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29 May 2018

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  • I’m thrilled to have been commissioned to write an orchestral piece to open the First Night of the 2017 BBC Proms. Edward Gardner will conduct the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the premiere of ‘St. John’s Dance’ at London’s Royal Albert Hall on the 14 July.......

  • I’m honoured to have been commissioned by the Hepner Foundation to write a piece for the Arditti Quartet, to be performed at a special concert in memory of Leo Hepner. Leo was a German chemical engineer/biotechnologist and amateur violist. He formed the Hepner Foundation to......

  • Psappha will give the world premiere of Two Games and a Nocturne at Manchester’s St Michael’s on Thursday 16 February. They commissioned the piece – scored for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin & cello – for their 25th Anniversary season. Also in the concert are......

  • Darragh Morgan and Mary Dullea will perform Limp at a lunchtime concert at Manchester’s Cosmo Rodewald Hall on Thursday 20th October, alongside Camden Reeves’ Gorgon’s Head and Schumann’s Violin Sonata Op. 105. Also scheduled for a Manchester performance – I’ve also just finished Two Games and......

  • The London Sinfonietta are giving the world premiere of ‘Spirit of the Staircase‘ for 15 players on the 1 June in London, under the baton of Martyn Brabbins. The concert, at London’s St John’s Smith Square, is programmed around the world premiere of Harrison Birtwistle’s......

  • I have been awarded a Jerwood Opera Writing Fellowship from Aldeburgh Music to develop an opera with the wonderful playwright Alice Birch. Aldeburgh will provide support over the next two years as we develop our piece, including through bursaries, workshops, mentoring and showcases. I’m incredibly......

  • Sonnet Machine is receiving its public premiere at the weekend courtesy of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, alongside a couple of radio broadcasts on BBC Radio 3. In chronological order, then: on Friday 22nd at 9.30pm and as a part of their Shakespeare 400 celebrations, Radio......

  • A few bits of news: I’ve been commissioned by the wonderful Psappha to write a 6-piece ensemble work for their 25th anniversary season, to be performed at Manchester’s St Michael’s in early 2017. Psappha have previously performed my Enmîmés sont les gougebosqueux on two occasions.......

  • The London Sinfonietta are putting on a night of live music and film on the 9 February at the Southwark Playhouse as part of their week-long residency there. On the 9th, their principal violinist Jonathan Morton will give his third performance of my Études Nos.......

  • The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra are in their studios in Manchester next week recording my new piece Sonnet Machine for radio broadcast, conducted by Andrew Gourlay. It will first be first heard in concert on the 23 April at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, alongside Prokofiev’s Romeo &......