SPHINX UMGEKEHRT (2015-16)
Commissioned by Musik der Janderhuderte for the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart
Instrumentation: For Six Solo Singers and Handheld Musical Instruments
(2 Sopr.,1 Mezzo, 1 Tenor, 1 Baritone, 1 Bass)
Multi-lingual text [English,French,German,Greek]
based on writings by various authors and other artists
including Oscar Wilde, Cavafis, Mirivilis, Mozart, Goethe – compiled by the composer
Dur. c. 14 min.
World premiere: 13 May 2016, Onassis Cultural Centre, Diplarios School, Athens, Greece. Performers: Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart
Instrumentation: Low Female Voice and Bassoon
Poetry by Paul Verlaine
Dur. c. 3 min.
DE L’ ÂME (2010-11)
Instrumentation: SATB A Capella Choir in eight parts
Dur. c. 5 min.
2nd Prize in the 1st Jean Sibelius Composition Competition Winners’ Concert
World premiere: 14 November 2015, Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna, Finland. Performers: EMO Ensemble
ÀNGEL INMENSO (2009)
Instrumentation: Soprano, Violin, Violoncello and Piano
Settings of four poems from “El Diván del Tamarit” by F.G. Lorca.
Dur. c. 11 min.
World premiere: 11 November 2017, Pafos2017 European Capital of Culture, Attikon Theatre, Pafos, Cyprus. Performers: Ensemble Cyclamen with soprano Margarita Elia, dir. by the composer
Instrumentation: Monody for Male Voice in Greek – Text by the composer
Dur. c. 5 min.
World premiere: 29 June 2005,Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K. Performer: Edmund Connolly (baritone)
FOUR SONGS IN THE TIME OF WAR (2004-5)
Instrumentation: for Voice(s) and Piano
Setting of poems by William Morris, Walter Savage Landor, Rudyard Kipling and Walter De La Mare.
Total Dur. c. 13 min.
World premiere: 29 June 2005, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K.
LE WEEKEND! (2004)
Theatrical Work for Male or Female Vocalist
Dur. 6-7 min.
THE RUINS OF ANANGKE (2004)
SATB Choir A capella. Poetry by Anthony Thwaite
Dur. c. 7 min
ITA VIVAM (2003) Chamber Opera in One Act
Dur. c. 55 min.
Commissioned by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
World premiere: 24 March 2004, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K. Performers: Graduating singers + Guildhall ensemble, conducted by the composer.