concert works

Blue Electric

Libretto: Alba Arikha

Based on Alba Arikha's memoir, 'Major/Minor'
Completed opera premièred at the Playground Theatre in October 2020
Director: Orpha Phelan

The Shepherd’s Song

For my mother at Christmas
For mezzo, contralto and bass
Words: Edmund Bolton

Trust your heart

For my wife on her birthday
For mezzo and bass
Words: E.E. Cummings

Charade

For violin and piano

Secrecy

Libretto: Rupert Thomson

Based on the novel by Rupert Thomson
Work in progress

Soon

Libretto: Alba Arikha

Chamber Opera

Messiah

Director: Chris Swann

18th century costume drama highlighting the plight of London's abandoned children and celebrating the three great men who sought to find a solution.

What Is the Word

A setting of Samuel Beckett's last poem scored for 2 sopranos, cello and narrator

Quo vadis?

For oboe, clarinet and bass clarinet

Jack and the Beanstalk

Red Riding Hood

For Anna

For flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, harp, violin and cello

Tread lightly

For Charlotte
For mezzo, cello and piano
Words: Oscar Wilde

For piano and horn

Adagio for violin, recorder, horn and piano

For Gabriel

When days are long in May

Words: Jaufré Rudel
Translation: Frederick Goldin

Wind Quintet No.1

Sleeping Beauty

For large ensemble and narrator
Words: Emma House
Narrator: Harry Enfield

Ominous

For string quartet

Red Riding Hood

For large ensemble and narrator
Words: Emma House
Narrator: Harry Enfield

The Pied Piper

For large ensemble and narrator
Words: Emma House
Narrator: Simon James

The darkling thrush

Words: Thomas Hardy