List of Works

Instrumental:

Photo by Anthony Leung

Orchestral / Large Ensemble

Postlude, for string orchestra (2016)

Premiered by Project Instrumental at Eastside Projects, Birmingham. Recording available.

String quartet version also available

Equilibrium, for large mixed ensemble (2014)

Premiered by the Thallein Ensemble, cond. Richard Baker

at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham.

Recording available.

Go!, for chamber orchestra (2014)

Premiered by Sinfonia Newydd, cond. James Southall, at the Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff. Recording available.

Poke, for large mixed ensemble (2014)

Workshopped by BCMG, cond. Chris Austin. Recording Available.

Gravity, for large mixed ensemble (2013)

Premiered by Orchestra of the Swan, cond. David Curtis, at Stratford Town Hall. Recording available.

From the Darkness, for orchestra (2013)

Premiered by BBC National Orchestra of Wales, cond. Jac van Steen,

at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. Recording available online.

Recorded by the Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra, 

cond. Mark Eager, and released on CD by the Primafacie label.

Chamber Ensemble

Abiding, for alto flute, cello and piano (2017)

To be played by the Marsyas Trio on 26th May as part of Vale of Glamorgan's Peter Reynolds Composer Studio.

Distant Lament, for clarinet, viola and piano (2017)

Premiered by the Incus ensemble as part of the No Frontiers festival.

5 Dartington Miniatures, for chamber ensemble (2014)

Premiered by the DISS New Music Ensemble, cond., Mark Simpson, with thanks to the Boltini Trust. Recording available.

Home, for piano trio (2014)

Premiered by the Fidelio Trio at the Cheltenham Music Festival. Recording available.

Expansions and Contractions, for recorder quartet (2014)

Premiered by the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Recorder Department as part of the Frontiers New Music Festival, Birmingham. Recording available.

Into Light, for bass flute and string trio (2013)

Duo / Solo

Ode, for violin and piano (2016)

Workshopped by Darragh Morgan and Mary Dullea at RHUL as part of the RHUL: Finnissy at 70 Open Composers Workshop, led by Michael Finnissy.

5 Buffy-inspired Songs, for singing toy pianist (2017)

Premiered by Anthony Zatorski at St John's Anglican Church, Adelaide, Australia.

Both treble and bass clef versions available.

Hidden Elegy, for alto flute and piano (2016)

Premiered by Carla Rees and Xenia Pestova at the Forge, London.

Relentless Thought, for solo harp (2016)

Premiered by Erica Sinclair at the Old Library, Birmingham. Recording available.

Available to buy from PoppyHarp publishing.

Sparks, for piano duo (2015)

Premiered by Rolf Hind and Siwan Rhys at St John's Smith Square, London, as part of the Occupy the Pianos festival. Recording available.

Recollection, for toy piano (2015)

Premiered by Xenia Pestova at the White Cloth Gallery, Leeds, as part of the Centre Stage concert series. Recording available.

Postlude, for viola and cello duo (2014)

Premiered by Cecilia Bercovich and Andrew Power at Dartington Hall. Recording available.

III Quarteriis de Viam Ibidem, for flute and clarinet duo (2012)
Study for Amplified Harp, for solo harp (2012)

Premiered by Erica Sinclair at the Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall as part of the Frontiers New Music Festival. Recording available.

Available to buy from PoppyHarp publishing.

Catching the Early Train, for solo flute (2011)

Premiered by Ashleigh Powell at the Cardiff University Concert Hall, Cardiff. Recording available.

Vocal:

Opera

Hi Sam, a mini-opera for soprano, violin and tenor trombone (2017)

Premiered by Birmingham Opera Company, with soprano Maureen Brathwaite, as part of the Weekender Festival at The Mailbox, Birmingham. Awaiting the professionally-edited video.

Voice and Ensemble

I am dust, for soprano and cello (2017)

A semi-staged drama for soprano and cello, premiered by Yfat Soul Zisso and Aaron Bilson at Centrala, Birmingham, as part of the Post Paradise concert series. Partial video available (but a better recording will be available soon).

Concerto for Voice, for soprano and chamber orchestra (2017)

Premiered by the Scordatura Collective with  soloist Yfat Soul Zisso at St. Martin’s Church, Gospel Oak, London. Recording available. Video available soon.

Naamah, for solo soprano and recorder sextet (2017)

Premiered by Yfat Soul Zisso and the Birmingham Conservatoire Recorder Department at the Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall. A setting of text by Alice Seville.

Violet to Vita, for soprano, cello and piano (2016)

Premiered by the Triptych Trio at the Holburne Museum, Bath. Recording available.

Echo, for 3 amplified solo voices and large mixed ensemble (2015)

Premiered by Orkest de Ereprijs, cond. Rob Vermeulen, in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, as part of the 2015 Ereprijs Young Composers Meeting. Recording available.

Silence, for mezzo-soprano and small ensemble (2014)

Commissioned by Sounds of the Engine House. Premiered by mezzo Lucy Morton and Birmingham Conservatoire players as part of the Frontiers New Music Festival, Birmingham.

2 Children's Poems, for soprano, cello and piano (2012)

Premiered by Yfat Soul Zisso, Tania Drewitt and Alice Jackson at the Cardiff University Concert Hall, Cardiff.

Choral / Vocal Ensemble

For Via Nova, for unaccompanied mixed choir (2015)

Premiered by Via Nova choir, cond. Daniel Galbreath, as part of the Frontiers New Music Festival, Birmingham. Recording available.

Tehilim 61, for unaccompanied mixed choir and baritone solo (2014)
Exaudi, Deus, for unaccompanied SSA choir (2014)

Premiered by the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Camerata at Wells Cathedral. Recording available on request.

Bedtime Story, for unaccompanied solo SATB (2013)

Workshopped by Exaudi. Recording available on request.

Nocturne, for unaccompanied mixed choir (2012)

Premiered by the Cardiff University Contemporary Music Choir, cond. Yfat Soul Zisso. Recording available.

Solo Unaccompanied Voice

High / Low, for solo unaccompanied voice (2016)

Premiered by Yfat Soul Zisso at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, Birmingham, as part of the Frontiers concert series. Recording available.

I Had a Dream, for solo unaccompanied soprano (2015)

Premiered by Yfat Soul Zisso as part of the Frontiers Festival, Birmingham. Recording available on request.

© Yfat Soul Zisso

Most photos by Anthony Leung

Octopus drawing by Erica Sinclair

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