Zany violas?

On 19th October at 7.00pm at St Margaret, Rottingdean, my ‘At Two’ for two violas is being played by the violists who commissioned it, Peter Mallinson and Matthias Wiesner – both members of the BBCSO. Reviewing their new CD, MusicWeb International said: “One...

Not too folksy

Following ‘Take Two’ for two guitars, premiered last year, is this new trio ‘Fauxsong’ for guitar, violin and ‘cello. It will have its first performance in March 2020. A rather melancholy melody gets the treatment.

Dryad dyad

The exciting Portuguese Dryads Duo (named after Szymanowski’s ‘Dryads et Pan’) played my ‘Cortège?’ at Music & Wine at St Luke’s on Friday 21st June, plus works by Prokofiev and Frank Bridge.

The Dong and the Stranger

This month, my new setting of Edward Lear’s ‘The Dong with a Luminous Nose’ for voice and solo clarinet will be recorded for a forthcoming CD of my music which includes clarinet. Other pieces will include my Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Sonata, and...

Lost in Translation

Seven short piano pieces (including my ‘Lost in Translation’) written for the 2009 Presteigne Festival in celebration of Haydn’s 200th and John McCabe’s 70th birthdays will be included in Clare Hammond’s recital at the Hertfordshire Music...