London Symphony Orchestra

The Daymark was written for workshop on the LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme in 2019, and presented in an online broadcast in May 2021. The work will be developed for a 10-minute commission for the London Symphony Orchestra, to be premiered in 2022/23 at the Barbican.

Daylighting

Daylighting, a 40-minute community opera, with a libretto by Clare Shaw, was commissioned for the Royal Academy of Music’s 200th Anniversary. It was premiered in the Susie Sainsbury Theatre in February 2022, with four performances directed by Hazel Gould and conducted by Otis Enikodo-Lineham. The performances featured 105 children from local primary schools – Netley, and St Albans CE – coached by Suzi Zumpe, alongside Academy soloists and instrumentalists.

The piece was nominated for an Ivor Novello Award in the Community & Participation category at the Ivors Composer Awards 2022.

Read a review of the premiere here.

Rowing Tune

Rowing Tune is part of a set of variations on Benjamin Britten’s ‘Tema’, written and recorded in collaboration with cellist Amy Jolly in 2022.

Return to Kintail

Return to Kintail was commissioned by St Luke’s Music Society and was premiered in St Luke’s Church, Battersea, in June 2021. The performers were Anna Harvey (mezzo-soprano), Katy Hill (soprano), Samuel Staples (violin), Chris Hill (double bass) and Anna Tilbrook (piano).

The video of the piece, below, was recorded in concert in June 2022, in an alternative arrangement performed by Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo-soprano), LeOui Rendsburg (soprano), Eva Richards (cello), Eleanor Grant (double bass) and Kari Novilla (harp).

International Guitar Foundation

Tree of Hundreds was commissioned by the International Guitar Foundation in 2020.
It was premiered by guitarist Pavel Ralev in October 2020 at Kings Place, London.

Echéa Quartet

Quiver was written for the Echéa Quartet in 2018, inspired by a series of paintings by Bridget Riley of the same name. The Quartet have performed the piece in various concerts in the UK, the US, France and Canada.

The piece was recorded for ‘Strings in the Earth and Air’ at St John’s College, Cambridge, in July 2021.

Stairway

Stairway is a 20-minute site-specific piece developed with and premiered by Sing Healthy choir members.

The video below, shot and edited by Thom Seaman, captures the piece’s premiere in November 2018 at SPACED festival, at the Royal Academy of Music.

Read an interview about the piece on The Sampler.

The Civil Service Choir

One of many choral arrangements, Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right was written for The Civil Service Choir, dedicated to Jeremy Heywood (1961–2018), and premiered at the 2019 Civil Service Awards. The choir released a virtual performance of the arrangement in June 2020.

Twenty

Black Lagoon was written in April 2020 for the first volume of Twenty, a collection of solo pieces suitable for pianists of all levels, free to download and play at home. Proceeds from the album go to the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

The Children’s Society

Light a Candle was composed for The Children’s Society as part of their Christingle 50 celebrations, marking 50 years of Christingle services in the UK. It was written in collaboration with poet Clare Shaw. 

Arbonauts

Collaborations with Arbonauts theatre company include composition for productions of The Soaring Sky in 2016 & 2017 and Biped’s Monitor in 2012 & 2013.