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.
i. Gacela de la raíz amarga
ii. Gacela del amor con cien años
iii. Casida del llanto
iv. Casida de la mano imposible
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
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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.