Concertos / Solo Instrument & Ensemble


Blaze
Concerto for Solo Accordion and String Orchestra in three distinct sections.

Duration: 12 mins
Instrumentation: Solo Accordion and String Orchestra (suggested minimum size 4,3,3,2,1)
Commissioned by and Premiere:  Commissioned for the 14th Festival Musiques Démesurées in Auvergne, France. The premiere took place on 17 November 2012 with the l’Orchestre d’Auvergne under their Music Director Roberto Fores Veses and Pascal Contet as soloist.
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Pandora
Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra in three movements

Duration: 25 mins
Instrumentation: Solo Trombone, Picc, 2, 2, Eb Cl, Bb Cl, Bass Cl, 2, Cfg – 4,2,3,1 – strings – timps +2.
Commissioned by and Premiere: Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Composition. Premiered by Joseph Alessi (tbn) with the Brigham Young Philharmonic, USA, on 6th April 2012, Kory Katseanes (c).
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Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
In one movement

Duration: 19 mins
Instrumentation: Solo Harp, 2,2,2,2,Cfg – 4,2,3,1 – strings – timps
Commissioned by and Premiere: Written for and premiered by Deian Rowlands and the Slaithwaite Philharmonic, UK, 17th April 2010, Benjamin Ellin (c).
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Tafahum
Concerto for Ney and Orchestra

Duration: 22 mins
Instrumentation: 2,2,2,2 – 4,2,3,0 – timps – strings
Commissioned by and Premiere: Written for Louai Alhenawi. Premiered by him and the EMFEB Symphony Orchestra, 7th July 2008, St John’s, Smith Square (London, UK), Benjamin Ellin (c).
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Doppelganger
A Concerto for Cello, Percussion and Orchestra

Duration: 21 mins
Instrumentation: picc, fl,2,Bb cl, Bass Cl, Fg, Cfg – 4,2,3,0 – timps – strings
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Siksika
Viola and Chamber Orchestra

Duration: 18 mins
Brief Description: Evocative piece inspired by the Blackfoot culture of Alberta Canada.
Instrumentation: Solo Viola, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Strings
Commissioned by and Premiere: Commissioned by the Fort Macleod International Festival and premiered by Rivka Golani (vla), Festival Orchestra, Nicholas Pendlebury (c), May 2010 in Canada.
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White Crucifixion
Viola and String Ensemble

Duration: 17 mins
Brief Description: A powerful work for Solo Viola and Strong Orchestra inspired by Marc Chagall’s painting of the same name.
Instrumentation: Solo Viola and String Orchestra
Commissioned by and Premiere: Commissioned by Rivka Golani and premiered by her and the Trinity College String Orchestra, March 2008, Blackheath Concert Hall, London, UK with Nicholas Pendlebury (c).
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Nahdoosi
Viola, Mezzo Soprano and Chamber Orchestra

Duration: 12 mins
Brief Description: Second installation of work inspired by the Blackfoot culture of Alberta Canada.
Instrumentation: Solo Viola, Mezzo Soprano, Bb Clarinet doubling Bb Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Strings, Percussion (2 players minimum)
Commissioned by and Premiere: Commissioned by the Fort Macleod International Festival and premiered by Rivka Golani (vla), Festival Orchestra, Nicholas Pendlebury (c) in May 2011, Canada.
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