Orchestral Works

Beyond Twilight – a work for Ensemble 10/10 and live electronics performed in Liverpool’s St. George’s Hall November 2018 and at the Edison Denisov Conservatory of Music, Tomsk Russia

Unlucky for Some – two settings of poems by Roger McGough from the cycle ‘Unlucky for Some’ commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to coincide with their 50th anniversary celebrations of the publication of ‘The Mersey Sound’ and McGough’s ‘Summer with Monika.’ ‘Unlucky for Some’ was performed by the RLPO’s new music group Ensemble 10/10 featuring the soprano Aniko Toth, conducted by Pete Davison – Saturday 17th June 2017 Rose Theatre, Edge Hill University; 27th, 28th June and 16th July 2017 at the Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic.

God’s Own Caught in No Man’s Land – a large-scale contemporary oratorio commissioned by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.  It places special focus upon the tragic experiences of the Salford Pals.  Performed on July 1st 2016 and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Remembrance Sunday 2016.

Deeper than all roses – a work for symphony orchestra, chorus, 4 vocal soloists and ‘rock group’ soloists, commissioned by Ohio Northern University and premiered there April 2013.

In the Highest for Symphony Orchestra commissioned by the Pyynikki Symphony Orchestra, premiered by them
Sunday 24th of January 2010 at Pyynikkisali,Tampere, Finland conducted by Ari Angervo.

Love Eurydice (scenes from a music theatre work, in collaboration with the writer Johnny Rodger), was performed by Scottish Opera and Scottish Voices at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow as part of the Musica Nova and West End festivals in Glasgow June 2006 (dur. 25’).

It Was Spring (String Orchestra) was performed by Ensemble 900 (conducted by Roberto Fabbriciani) as part of the Finestre sul Novecento festival in Treviso, Italy October 2004 (dur. 10’).

Tuba Concerto published by Mitre Music (www.mitremusic.com) (2001 dur. 15’).

waiting…and the moon?…turns  (Chamber Orchestra) was performed at the 1995 ECAT Young Composers Forum, with the Chamber Group of Scotland conducted by Martyn Brabbins, (March 1995, dur. 15’).

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