My father, brother and sister are all physicians in Minnesota. My father is also a hobbyist photographer, and during the pandemic, he started photographing his colleagues ‘behind their masks’. I have composed a new work (I Slow Down) for piano duo HOCKET which will eventually be set to a slideshow […]
It was my pleasure to conduct recording sessions with summer in a new project from pianist Alexander Hawkins. Alex’s piece combines Riot Ensemble with numerous other musicians and soloist Evan Parker. The CD (cover below) will be released soon. Keep your ears open!
my new fixed media piece, written during the 2020 lockdown is now available on YouTube. A programme note and full details are here
I am a recent addition to a new recording of Richard Causton’s spectacular song cycle La Terra Impareggiabile at Potton Hall with Marcus Farnsworth and Huw Watkins. Keep an eye out for the release in early 2021 (Richard’s 50th year!)
Riot Ensemble will be touring a programme in 2020 which includes Brian Ferneyhough’s Liber Scintillarum, Brigitta Muntendorf’s Shivers on Speed, and Gerard Grisey’s Talea. I’ll be conducting performances of these works in Liverpool (March), Tel Aviv (July), Salzburg and Opatija (November).
I will be in Los Angeles in late February to produce the first commerical recording of Frederic Rzewski’s “Songs of Insurrection” with LA-based pianist and composer Thomas Kotcheff. Keep an eye on Coviello Classics for this release in late 2020!
I am thrilled to be returning to Budapest to work again with Maestro Peter Eötvös. After my two years as a composer with his foundation, I will be working in a masterclass with him and Gregory Vajda, and musicians from the Danubia Symphony Orchestra on music by Fabian Panisello and […]
14.02.20 Come spend Valentine’s Day with me and the Riot Ensemble at Kings Place Hall 1! I’ll be conducting the UK premiere of my work Like A Memory of Birds (ii) alongside the London premiere of Laurence Osborn’s fantastic CTRL (with Soprano soloist Sarah Dacey) and the UK Premiere of Liza […]
14.11.19 My new Bass Clarinet concerto Vernichtung will receive its world premiere with soloist Horia Dumitrache and the Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Toby Thatcher. This piece marks the end of my formal time on the Peter Eötvös Mentorship Programme
12.09.19 I’m thrilled that my piece Expressions of Sea Level will receive its US Premiere from Third Angle New Music in Portland. The entire programme looks timely as it takes on the most poignant challenge of our time as we connect with our miraculous and irreplaceable world.