I am hugely looking forward to leading the Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble in two concerts in the Canary Islands as part of the espacio La Granja festival. I’ll be coaching chamber work, and conducting world premieres from Sun KeTing and Philip Cashian, and Edmund Finnis‘ Unfolds.
My recent quartet Things to Do in the Belly of the Whale will receive a quartet of performances this Autumn! Three come from the commissioning ensemble Hub New Music in California (07.11) and in North Carolina (16.11) and South Carolina (18.11). The pieces will also be performed by Riot Ensemble as part of the […]
It was an absolute pleasure to be a part of Riot Ensemble’s debut at the Aldeburgh Festival with premieres from Farzia Fallah, Soosan Lolavar and Zoe Martlew, alongside Liza Lim’s extraordinary Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus.
This new work – for quartet (fl.cl.vln.vc) and electronics, was commissioned by Hub New Music and premiered on 30th April 2022 by them. Listen – and see the full score – here.
This new work – for solo accordion and electronics, was commissioned as part of the Royal Academy of Music #200pieces project, and premiered on 15th March 2022 by Iñigo Mikeleiz. Listen – and see the full score – here.
It was (as it always is) a pleasure to conduct Riot Ensemble in another HCMF programme this year. Pieces from Chaya Czernowin, Clara Iannotta, Bara Gisladottir and Jenny Hettne have been absolute lifelines during these past months and years, and it was a pleasure to give all three a premiere. […]
It was a tremendous honour to be at last week’s Siemens Music Foundation Prize Ceremony, on behalf of Riot Ensemble (who were awarded one of the inaugural Ensemble Prizes). Unusually, this year’s concert featured six young composers, as those who were awarded last year were also recognised at this year’s event.
This past summer I recorded Adam Swayne’s second album at RNCM. A memorial for the 20th anniversary of September 11th, Adam gave a recital on the anniversary day at Wigmore Hall and the album has already started to garner wide critical acclaim. You can listen on Spotify, or wherever you […]
I spent this past week at the extraordinary Villecroze Academie Musique working on a new recording of Lera Auerbach’s 24 preludes for cello and piano with Reiko Tsuchida and Tessa Seymour. Recording due in early 2022!
An interview I did with HOCKET ahead of their live premiere of I Slow Down on their 2021 Piano Spheres recital: