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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

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
Forthcoming CD release

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
Forthcoming CD release

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

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

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
Forthcoming CD Release

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
Forthcoming CD Release

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
Forthcoming CD Release

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
Forthcoming CD Release

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
Forthcoming CD Release

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
Forthcoming CD release

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

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
Forthcoming CD release

Dream Fragments (2004)

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

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

… 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
Forthcoming CD release

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

The Cat in Love (2014)

For female voice, violin and piano
Duration: 10 minutes
First performance: Parnassos Concert Hall, Greece, 6 December 2014, Shie Shoji, Stelios Chatziiosifidis, Jasmina Samssuli

Soft Light (2014)

For female voice, flute and piano
Duration: 9 minutes
First performance: Japanese Ambassador’s Residence, Greece, 25 April 2014, Shie Shoji, Evgenia Votanopoulou, Petros Stergiopoulos

Two Haiku – 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

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
Forthcoming CD release

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