Full Orchestra

Fèin-Aithne

for Full Orchestra (2016) 12’ 00”

3333 – 4331 – timp – 2perc - Strings

Commissioned by BBC Radio 3

Premiered by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Dausgaard as part of BBC Radio 3's Hear and Now ‘Scottish Inspirations’ concert at City Halls, Glasgow on 10th December 2016

 

 

 

Terrarium

for Full Orchestra (2016) 7’ 00”

2222 – 4231 – timp – 2perc – Pno - Strings

Commissioned by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Premiered by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Holly Mathieson at the RSNO’s 360 Live concert series for School Children with accompanying imagery from Minecraft

 

The Bearable Weight of Being

for Full Orchestra (2016) 10’ 00”

2222 – 4231 – timp – 2perc – Strings

Written for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s Composers’ Hub 2015/16 Scheme

Workshopped by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Jean-Claude Picard under the tuition of Brett Dean and Stuart MacRae

Chamber Orchestra

The Enchantment of Vulnerability in Superficial Charm

from Inertia of a Bona Fide Psychopath

for Chamber Orchestra (2016) 5’ 00”

1111 – 1111 – 1perc - Strings (11111)

Written for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s Composers’ Hub 2015/16 Scheme

Premiered by the RSNO Alchemy Ensemble conducted by Peter Wiegold

Houdini’s Death Defying Spectacular

for Chamber Orchestra & Multimedia (2015) 25’ 00”

2021 – 1110 – 2perc - Kbd - Strings - Audio Tape

Commissioned by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland as a result of winning the Craig Armstrong Prize 2014

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Plug Festival 2015 by Red Note Ensemble conducted by Garry Walker

Inappropriate Emotional Incontinence

from Inertia of a Bona Fide Psychopath

for Chamber Orchestra (2014) 10’ 00”

2120 – 1111 – 2perc – Hpsd - Strings

Winner of the Craig Armstrong Prize 2014

Premiered by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir James MacMillan at MediaCityUK, Manchester for broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s ‘New Year New Music’

MONAD: Lysis

for Chamber Orchestra (2013) 10’ 00”

1111 – 1110 – 2perc - Strings

Written for the 100 year anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” for the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Premiered by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pierre-André Valade

Chamber Ensemble (without voice)

The Quiet

for Saxophone Quartet (2019) 5’ 00”

Sop, Alt, Ten, Bar

Written for Sax Ecosse

Premiering soon

Les Barricades Mystérieuses

for Chamber Ensemble (2018) 6’ 00”

A.Fl - Vln, Vla, Vcl - Hrp - Pno

Commissioned by Hebrides Ensemble

Premiered by Hebrides Ensemble at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall's New Auditorium on 5th May 2018

A Prophecy from a Dying Star

for Chamber Ensemble & Multimedia (2016) 15’ 00”

1011 – 0000 - 1perc - Strings (10111) - Audio - Narrator

Commissioned by the Glasgow New Music Expedition

Premiered at the Glasgow School of Art by GNME Ensemble conducted by Jessica Cottis

 

Interstellar Immortal

for Clarinet, Cello & Piano (2016) 8’ 00”

Commissioned by the Park Lane Group and the RVW Trust after being selected as Sir James MacMillan’s ‘Composer’s Choice’

Premiered at the PLG Young Artists Spring Series 2016 at ST John’s Smith Square by the Tritium Trio

Netherlandish Proverbs

for Cor Anglais & Three Oboes (2015) 8’ 00”

Commissioned by Heather Nicoll

Premiered by Alison Teale (of the BBC Symphony Orchestra) and the RCS Oboe Trio

Chekov’s Gun

for Saxophone Octet (2015) 8’ 00”

2Sop, 2Alt, 2Ten, 2Bar

Commissioned by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Premiered by the RCS Saxophone Ensemble

Circumstantial Awareness at Zero-Depth Entry

for Chamber Ensemble (2014) 7’ 00”

Ob - A.Sax - 2Perc - Pno - Dbass

Commissioned by the Workers Union Ensemble

Premiered by the Workers Union Ensemble at The Warehouse, London

Dehumanised Shock Absorbers

for Chamber Ensemble (2013) 4’ 00”

Ob - A.Sax - 2Perc - Pno - Dbass

Winner of the Heidi Cupp Award 2013

Premiered by the Workers Union Ensemble at the LSO’s St Luke’s Jerwood Hall

White-Knuckle Grinder

for Soprano Saxophone, Piano & Drum Kit (2013) 7’ 00”

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland by Ross Montgomery

Chamber Ensemble (with voice)

The Seven Noses of Soho

for Mezzo Soprano Voice, Cello & Piano (2019) 9’ 00”

As yet unperformed

Testimony

for Music Theatre Voice, Actor and String Orchestra (2014) 30’ 00”

Written for Hannah Quinn and the RCS String Orchestra

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Bride Week 2014

Spitting

for Soprano Voice and Chamber Ensemble (2013) 6’ 00”

Sop Voice - Picc, CBsn - Pno - 1Perc - Vln, Vcl

Written for Barbara Cole Walton for recorded performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Piano(s)

Dead Hand Radio

for Piano Duo & Multimedia (2015) 20’ 00”

Commissioned by the Glasgow New Music Expedition

Premiered at the Glasgow Piano Festival 2015 by Sinae Lee and James Willshire

Unauthorised Edition

for Piano (2014) 12’ 00”

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Plug Festival 2014 by Sinae Lee

Christus Tantasticus

for Piano (2013) 8’ 00”

Winner of the Dinah Wolfe Prize 2013

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Plug Festival 2013 by Sinae Lee

Choral

Dreamer

for SSAATTBB soloists, SATB Chorus & Organ (2019) 3’ 00”

Commissioned by The Cumnock Tryst Festival 2019

Written for the Novantae Singers, The Cumnock Tryst Festival Chorus & organist David Gerrard

Premiering soon

Arcadia

for A Cappella SSAATTBB Choir (2019) 4’ 00”

Commissioned by Choir & Organ Magazine

Written for the University of St Andrews' St Salvator's Chapel Choir 

Premiering soon

The Unspoken

for A Cappella SSAATTBB Choir (2018) 12’ 00”

Commissioned by the Glasgow School of Art Choir

with support from the backers of the Buy a Bar of Music Campaign 

Premiered by the Glasgow School of Art Choir, conducted by Jamie Sansbury as part of the GSA Choir's Summer Concert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall's New Auditorium on 19th May 2018

Brass

As Above, So Below

for Solo Brass Quintet & Brass Band (2017) 20’ 00”

Commissioned by and written for The Wallace Collection

with generous support from the PRS Foundation's Beyond Borders 2017 

Premiered by The Wallace Collection and the Dalmellington Brass Band, conducted by Martyn Brabbins as part of the Cumnock Tryst Festival 2017

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The Gadarene Swine Caprice

for Ten-Piece Brass Ensemble (2015) 4’ 30”

4Tpt, 1Hn, 3Tbn, 1BTbn, 1Tba

Commissioned by Association Européene des Conservatoire 2015

Premiered at the AEC Conference 2015 at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland by Conservatoire UK Brass conducted by John Logan

Inertial Frames

for Brass Quartet (2015) 10’ 00”

Commissioned by Bryan Allen for the Cottier Chamber Project 2015

Premiered by BrassLab at the Cottier Theatre

Sehnsucht

for Brass Quintet (2014) 10’ 00”

Commissioned by Sir James MacMillan for the Inaugural Cumnock Tryst Festival 2014

Premiered by Pure Brass at Dumfries House

Wind Orchestra

Hypnic Impact

for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Orchestra (2012) 12’ 00”

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Plug Festival 2012 by Jay Capperauld & the RCS Wind Orchestra Conducted by Ilan Volkov

Heroin Chic

for Extended Big Band (2011) 8’ 00”

Picc, Cl, B.Cl, 2A.Sax, 2T.Sax, Bar - 4Tpt, 3Tbn, B.Tbn, Tba - 4Perc - Pno 

 Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Plug Festival 2011 by RCS Big Band conducted by Nigel Boddice

Voice & Piano

Sojourn

for Soprano Voice and Piano (2011) 4’ 00”

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Plug Festival 2011 by Fiona Wilkie

Duo

Afterlife

for Alto Saxophone & Piano (2019) 60’ 00”

Commissioned by and written for Lewis Banks

with generous support from Creative Scotland, The Musicians' Company, The Hope Scott Trust, The Cross Trust and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Afterlife comprises of several pieces that are ordered as follows:

1.1.Egalitaire  (10' 00")

1.2. Conservation 1  (2' 00")

2.1. Omniattentive: Nowadays everything happens at once  (7' 30")

2.2. Conservation 2  (2' 00")

3.Déjà Vu: A Re-Creation of the Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No.1 BWV 1007  (6' 00")

4. God's Cancer: A Self-portrait of Ligeti and Cancer (with God in the background)  (5' 30")

5.1. The Third Death  (7' 30")

5.2. Conservation 3  (2' 30")

6.1. Her, the heretic  (9' 30")

6.2. Conservation 4  (2' 30")

7. Reversal (6' 00")

Premiere coming soon

Erratics

for Piano and Percussion (2019) 5’ 00”

Written for Benjamin Powell and Tim Williams as part of Psappha Ensemble's "Composing For..." Scheme 2018/19

Premiere coming soon

An Ignorant Prelude to Cosmic Consciousness

for Cello and Piano (2015) 10’ 00”

Commissioned by Sir James MacMillan for the Cumnock Tryst Festival 2015

Premiered by BBC Young Musician of the Year 2012 Laura van der Heijden and Tom Poster

Solo Instrument

Déjà Vu

A Re-Creation of the Prelude

from Bach's Cello Suite No.1 BWV 1007

for Solo Alto Saxophone (2019) 6’ 00”

Commissioned by and written for Lewis Banks as part of the larger work Afterlife

Premiere coming soon

Conservations

from Afterlife

for Solo Piano (2019) 9’ 00”

Commissioned by Lewis Banks as part of the larger work Afterlife

Premiere coming soon

Talisman

for Solo Guitar (2019) 2’ 30”

Commissioned by and written for Kevin Cahill for his debut album 'Future Relics'

Premiered by Kevin Cahill at The Castle Cinema, London in 2019

The Pathos of Broken Things

for Solo Flute (2017) 7’ 00”

Written for Katherine Bryan

Premiered on Film uploaded to Youtube with film by Louise Mather and sound by Douglas Whates

Heroin Baby

for Bass Clarinet (2012) 3’ 00”

Premiered at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Plug Festival 2012 by Fraser Langton

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