LIST OF WORKS

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Typhon (2004)

Concerto for orchestra
Duration: 14 minutes
Composed for the Royal Academy of Music Orchestra
First Performance: Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, October 2004, conducted by Chris Austin

Petra (2003)

For string orchestra
Duration: 10 minutes
Composed for the Royal Academy String Orchestra
A shortlisted work by spnm

Anafora (2002)

For orchestra
Duration: 18 minutes
Commissioned by the Wallace Ensemble
First Performance: London, Regent Hall, 2 March 2002, conducted by Andrew Morley

 

WORKS FOR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Book of Dreams II (2017)

For alto flute and string quartet
Duration: 19 minutes
First performance: [TBC] Recording: Trinity Laban [TBC] CD release: [TBC]

Clouds that I like (2011)

For female voice, sho, 20 stringed-koto, violin, viola and cello
Duration: 15 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
First performance: Sogakudo Hall, Tokyo, 21 January 2011, Shie Shoji, Naomi Sato, Keiko Hisamoto, Ryoko Arai, Sayo Takimoto, Asako Hisatake, conducted by the composer
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 23 January 2011
CD release: Sargasso

Dance of the Seven Veils (2010)

For percussion trio (2 vibraphones, 3 congas and 2 suspended cymbals)
Duration: 11 minutes
Commissioned by the Canterbury Sounds New Festival 2010
First performance: Sounds New Festival, 8 May 2010, Julian Warburton, Simon Limbrick, Adrian Spillett
Broadcasted by BBC 3, Hear and Now, 19 June 2010.
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, Takefumi Fujimoto, Missa Makino, Mizuho Hayashi, 23 January 2011
CD release: Sargasso

Silhoutte (2009)

For string quartet
Duration: 11 minutes
Recording: Tokyo University of  the Arts and Music, 11 March 2013, Excelsior Quartet
CD Release: Sargasso

Ithaka (2006)

For sho, shakuhachi, shamisen, koto, oboe, clarinet, harp and viola
Duration: 10 minutes
Commissioned by spnm
First performance: Spitalfields Festival, 7 June 2006, Ensemble Okeanos
CD Release: Sargasso

Faded Shonorities (2005)

For wind quintet
Duration: 10 minutes
Commissioned by the New London Chamber Ensemble
First performance: Deal Festival, 14 July 2005

A blue speck of an Idea (2005)

For recorder quartet and string quartet
Duration: 14 minutes
Commissioned by the Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet and the Mondriaan String Quartet
First performance: Eindhoven, Holland, 27 April 2005

Book of Seasons (2005)

For flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and percussion
Composed for the concert series Young Composers’s Workshop, Athens, Greece
Duration: 14 minutes
First performance: 13 March 2005, Megaron Concert Hall, Athens, conducted by Theodore Antoniou

Quattro Tempi (2004)

For flute (piccolo/alto), clarinet/bass clarinet, oboe/English horn, marimba/vibraphone, piano, violin, viola and cello
Duration: 6 minutes
First Performance: Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, 28 June 2004, conducted by the composer

Fantazia after Henry Purcell (2004)

For viol and recorder consort
Duration: 6 minutes
Composed for the Manson Ensemble
First Performance: Spitalfields Festival, 19 July 2004, conducted by Simon Bainbridge

Dolly the Sheep’s Fanfare (2004)

For double brass ensemble
Duration: 3.5 minutes
Commissioned by the Berio Festival
First performance: Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, 30 April 2004, conducted by Pierre-Andre Valade

Hesperides (2004)

For flexible instrumentation
Duration: 6 minutes
Commissioned by the COMA Ensemble
First performance: Spitalfields Festival, 19 July 2004 conducted by Gregory Rose

Folk songs (2003)

For string trio
Duration: 6 minutes
Composed for a workshop with Peter Maxwell Davies
First performance: Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, January 2004

… this leaf is selected (2003)

For flute, clarinet, oboe, prepared piano, harp, violin and cello and three Chinese gongs
Duration: 10 minutess
Composed for the London Sinfonietta
First performance: Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music, Alea III, 25 September 2004, conducted by Theodore Antoniou;
Finalist work, Alea III International Composition Prize

Knots (2001)

For 15 instruments
Duration: 14 minutes
Composed for the Trinity College of Music Contemporary Ensemble
First performance: The Chappell (Greenwich), December 2002, conducted by Andrew Morley

Views (2000)

For clarinet and string quartet
Duration: 11 minutes
Composed for the LSO clarinet quintet (workshop)

 

SOLO / DUO

6 Pieces (2017)

For voice/sho and piano
Duration: 10 minutes
Recording:  [TBC] CD Release: [TBC]

Dream of a Butterfly III (2017)

For piano
Duration: 11 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Sasakawa Foundation
Recording:  Berlin, 7 January 2018, Jasmina Samssuli
CD Release: Divine Art Recordings/Metier

Soft Light II (2017)

For organ
Duration: 10 minutes
First performance: Methodist Central Hall Westminster, UK, 19 March 2017, Eleni Keventsidou

Two Haiku – To the Touch (2013)

For sho and violin
Duration: 6 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Sasakawa Foundation
First performance: Vafopouleio Cultural Hall, Greece, 4 November 2013, Naomi Sato, Stelios Chatziiosifidis
CD Release: Divine Art Recordings/Metier

Utakata (2013)

For violin and 20-stringed koto
Duration: 11 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 29 March 2013, Naomi Sato, Takefumi Fujimoto
CD Release: Sargasso

Aura (2012)

For sho and vibraphone
Duration: 9 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 21 February 2013, Naomi Sato, Takefumi Fujimoto
CD Release: Sargasso

Stray Cat’s Dream (2012)

For solo piano
Duration: 11 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
First Performance: Ekali Club, Athens, 15 November 2013, Evgenia Votanopoulou
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, April 2013
CD Release: Sargasso

Youki (2012)

For piano
Duration: 8 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, April 2013, Evgenia Votanopoulou
CD Release: Sargasso

Shinobu Koi (2012)

For violin
Duration: 7 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
First performance: St Gregory's Centre for Music, 24 October 2012, Stelios Chatziiosifidis
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, April 2013, Momoko Yamada
CD Release: Sargasso

Interrupted Dreams (2010)

For sho and 20-stringed koto
Duration: 11 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 24 January 2011, Naomi Sato, Keiko Hishamoto
CD Release: Sargasso

Tear from the Moon (2010)

For 20-stringed koto
Duration 10 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 24 January 2011, Noriko Tamura
CD Release: Sargasso

Faded Shonorities II (2007)

For alto saxophone and marimba
Duration: 11 minutes
First performance: Canterbury, Sounds New Festival, 23 March 2008, Mike Hamnett, Sarah Field
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 21 February 2013,  Naomi Sato, Takefumi Fujimoto
Publisher: United Music Publisher
CD Release: Sargasso

Charmed by a Dream of a Butterfly (2007)

For 5-stringed pipa (Chinese lute)
Duration: 14 minutes
A commission by Cheng Yu as part of a project for her unique 5-stringed pipa

For the Ice II (2006)

For soprano saxophone, piano
Duration: 10 minutes
Commissioned by the Canterbury Sounds New Festival
First performance: Canterbury, Sounds New Festival, Gulbenkian Theatre, March 2006, Sarah Field, Simon Lepper
CD Release: Divine Art Recordings/Metier

For the Ice (2005)

For erhu and piano (2nd version for violin and piano)
Duration: 14 minutes
Commissioned by Colin Huehns, supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
First performance: erhu and piano version, masterclass with Peter Maxwell Davies, Canterbury, Saint Gregory’s Music Centre, March 2006, Colin Huehns, Junko Nakamura.
Violin and piano version: Tokyo Art Pass Festival, Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 19 December 2010, Stelios Chatziiosifidis, Junko Nakamura
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, March 2013, Stelios Chatziiosifidis, Junko Nakamura
CD Release: Sargasso

Dream Fragments (2004)

For solo cello
First performance: Rose Bruford College, November 2004, Sarah Suckling
Duration: 10 minutes

Terpsichore bemused (2004)

For two pianos
Duration: 8 minutes
Commissioned by the Sounds New Festival
First performance: Canterbury, Gulbenkian Theatre, March 2004, Tamami Honma, John McCabe
CD Release: Dutton Epoch

Knots II (2003)

For violin and organ based on a poem by R. Laing
Duration: 14 minutes
Composed for the UPM performance competition
First performance: London, Saint Martin in the Fields, February 2004, Eleni Keventsidou, Stelios Chatziiosifidis;
Publisher: United Music Publishers

Pale views (2003)

For solo alto flute based on a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro
Duration: 8 minutes
First performance: London, Burgh House, February 2004, Klio Papadoupoulou
CD Release: Divine Art Recordings/Metier

… where warriors dream (2003)

For solo erhu
Duration: 8 minutes
First performance: SOAS, March 2004 , Colin Huehns

Anamnisis (2003)

For solo piano
Duration: 10 minutes
First performance: Birmingham Conservatoire, June 2003, Bik Kei Lo
CD Release: Fonorum

Book of Dreams (2002)

For flute and prepared piano
Duration: 15 minutes
First performance: Dimitria Music Festival, Greece, September 2002, Klio Blonz, Roxani Konstantinidou
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, April 2013, Taka Masuda, Junko Nakamura
CD release: Sargasso

Moon Shadows (2001)

For solo flute
Duration: 13 minutes
First performance: Music Academy of Sofia, Bulgaria, May 2001, Klio Blonz

 

WORKS FOR CHOIR

Antiphon to Mary (2006)

For four-part mixed choir based on text by Hildegard von Bingen
Duration: 4 minutes
Commissioned by the Choir and Organ Magazine
First performance: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Montreal, Canada, August 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
CD releases: Regent Records /  Choir and Organ Magazine

Ikons (2003)

For 16 part mixed choir
Duration: 11 minutes
Composed for the BBC Singers
First performance: London, Saint Luke’s Church, May 2003, BBC Singers

In Memoriam (2001)

For four-part mixed choir based on a poem by Lord Tennessy Williams
Duration: 6 minutes
Unperformed

 

VOCAL MUSIC

6 Pieces (2017)

For voice/sho and piano
Duration: 10 minutes
Recording:  [TBC] CD Release: [TBC]

Eyes are now dim (2016)

For female voice, sho, koto and violin
Duration: 20 minutes
Supported by Japan Foundation, Sasakawa Foundation and the Embassy of Japan in Greece
First performance: Hellenic Centre, London, 31 May 2016, Shie Shoji, Naomi Sato, Makikko Goto, Aisha Orazbayeva

Air Still (2013)

For female voice and sho
Duration: 8 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Sasakawa Foundation
First performance: Vafopouleio Cultural Hall, Greece, 4 November 2013, Shie Shoji, Naomi Sato
CD Release: Divine Art Recordings/Metier

Ko-uta (2013)

For female voice, sho and violin
Duration: 18 minutes
Supported by JSPS and the Tokyo University of the Arts and Music
First performance: Canterbury Festival, St Gregory's Centre for Music, 2 November 2013, Shie Shoji, Naomi Sato, Stelios Chatziiosifidis
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 24 January 2011, Shie Shoji, Naomi Sato, Momoko Yamada
CD Release: Sargasso

Jardin D’Iris (2009 revised in 2010)

For female voice and violin and electronics
Duration: 11 minutes
Supported by British Council, JSPS and Tokyo University of the Arts
First performance: Vafopouleio Cultural Centre, Greece, Shie Shoji, Stelios Chatziiosifidis
Recording: Tokyo University of the Arts and Music, 24 January 2011
CD Release: Sargasso

Fantasmata (2007)

For female voice and ensemble
Duration: 14 minutes
Supported by the Daiwa Foundation, Sasakawa Foundation and the Canterbury Christ Church University
First performance: Sapporo Kitara Concert Hall, 28 November 2007, Shonorities

Geisha no Ko’uta (Little Songs of the Geisha) (2006)

For female voice and flute, violin (erhu) and cello
Duration: 14 minutes
Commissioned by Colin Huehns, supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Daiwa Foundation and the Sasakawa Foundation
Premiered at the Kushiro Cultural Hall, Japan,18 August 2006, Shonorities Ensemble
DVD Production: directed by Suseki Oita, Kushiro Cultural Hall, August 2007

Past wonderings (2003)

Song for solo mezzo soprano on a poem by Li Bai
Duration: 3 minutes
Composed for Hillary Summers
First performance, Royal Academy of Music, workshop

Beautiful for words (2003)

Song for four actor singers and piano based on the novel “Tin Drum”
Duration: 2 minutes
Composed for the National Theatre actors
First performance: London, The Old Vic Theatre, May 2003

… facilis descensus averno (2002)

For three amplified female voices and electronics
Duration: 13 minutes
First performance: Trinity College of Music, Kyoko Murai, Holly Aisbitt and Francesca Matthews, June 2003

 

MUSIC AND IMAGE

Home (2005)

For solo piano
Duration: 9 minutes
Soundtrack for a short film by the Chinese director Carol Liu
Performed and recorded by the composer

Yellowish (2003)

For electronics
Duration: 2 minutes
Soundtrack for animation
First performance: David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, March 2004