THE WIND (2018)
For Six Voices + provisional Zilies
Instrumentation: Alto 1, Alto 2, Tenor 1, Tenor 2, Baritone and Bass + provisional Zilies (2 pairs of finger cymbals tuned to B-Bb)
Poetry by Ivor Gurney
Dur. c. 4’20” min.
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
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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
i. The Knight in Prison (William Morris) for Soprano and Piano
ii.A Foreign Ruler (Walter Savage Landor) for Counter-tenor and Piano
iii. The Bridegroom (Rudyard Kipling) for Baritone and Piano
iv. The Song of Soldiers (Walter de la Mare) for Soprano and Piano
Total duration: 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.