Concert Music

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Soltare Solaris (2016)
For Eight Harps
4 minutes
Completed 5 May 2016


Giselle and the Wraith Queen (2015)
Ballet for orchestra
Two acts 50 + 30 = 80 minutes
Premiered by Prime Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Mikhail Granovsky
Choreographed by Graeme Murphy
Universal Ballet, Korea
Premiered 13-17 June 2015, Seoul Arts Centre
Commissioned by Universal Ballet, Korea. Julia Moon director.


Two Birds (2014)
Poems by Judith Wright
for Mixed Choir and Orchestra
7 minutes, 45 seconds
Completed 16 April 2014
Premiered by the New England Sings! Combined Choir and Orchestra
Conducted by Lyn Williams
Lazenby Hall, UNE, Armidale, 2 November 2014
Commissioned by the New England Conservatorium with funding support from ArtNSW.


Go For Broke (2014)
A companion piece to On Reflection
for Horn, Trombone, Tuba, and Piano
3 minutes, 40 seconds
Completed 13 June 2014
Commissioned by the Sydney International Brass Festival


On Reflection (2013)
for Horn, Trombone, Tuba, and Piano
5 minutes
Completed 17 June 2013
Premiered by Sarah Willis, Horn; Jessica Buzbee, Trombone; Steve Rosse, Tuba; and Peter Baker, Piano
Australian Hall, Sydney, 5 July 2013
Commissioned by the Sydney International Brass Festival


Look Away (2013)
for Ophicleide
2 minutes, 30 seconds
Completed 14 September 2013
Premiered by Nick Byrne, Brown University, Rhode Island, 3 October 2013
Commissioned by Nick Byrne


Dust (2012)
for multiple Harps
10 – 30 minutes
Completed 13 August 2012
Premiered by Genevieve Land and Tegan Peemoeller, harps
St. Scolastica Chapel, September 2012
Commissioned by the Sydney Chamber Choir


A Quick Look Around (2010)
For Ensemble
Fl, CA, Cl, Hrn, Bsn, Pno, Vln 1, Vln 2, Vla, Vlc, CB
3 minutes 50 seconds
Completed 26 July 2010
Reworking of A Short Life


A Short Life (2010)
for Bass Trombone and Piano
3 minutes 50 seconds
Completed 23 March 2010


Onward and Upwards (2010)
For Children’s Choir, Mixed Choir, Piano, and four Percussionists
Completed 8 January 2010
Premiered by Gondwana Choirs and Synergy Percussion
Conducted by Lyn Williams
Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, 23 January 2010
Commissioned by Gondwana Choirs and Synergy Percussion


Will There Really Be a Morning? (2009)
Poem by Emily Dickenson
For Mixed Choir and Piano
5 minutes
Completed 12 July 2009
Premiered by the Australian Boys Choir and the Vocal Consort
Conducted by Noel Ancell
23 August 2009, Melbourne Recital Hall


Lightfall (2009)
for Horn and Orchestra
Premiered by the Sydney Symphony
Robert Johnson, Horn
Richard Gill, Conductor
at the Sydney Opera House 9, 10, 11 September 2009.
Commissioned by Robert Gay, Mrs W. Stening, Emily Chang and Charles Barran
www.HornConcerto.net


Freefall (2007)  
for Ensemble
P/Fl, Ob, Cl (Eb/Bb), Hrn, Bsn, Pno, Vln 1, Vln 2, Vle, Vlc, CB
26 minutes
Completed 21 October 2007
Premiered by the Sydney Omega Ensemble
9 December 2007, Uniting Church, Paddington
11 December 2007, Independent Theatre, North Sydney
Commissioned by Ars Musica Australis


Spin (2002/7)
for Ensemble
Fl, Ob, Cl, Hrn, Bsn, Pno, Vln 1, Vln 2, Vle, Vlc, 2 Deep Bells (opt.)
3 minutes 30 seconds
Completed 10 September 2007
Re-working of Spin Globe Spin
Unperformed


Out of the Mud (2004/5/7)
for Ensemble
Fl, Ob, Cl, Hrn, Bsn, Pno, Vln 1, Vln 2, Vle, Vlc, CB
5 Minutes
9 September 2007
Reworking of Mud Song and Out Of the Mud (2005)
Unperformed


Loose Canon (2000/7)
for Ensemble
Fl, Ob, Cl (Bb), Hrn, Bsn, Pno, Vln 1, Vln 2, Vle, Vlc, CB
5 minutes 30 Seconds
Completed 5 September 2007
Reworking of Loose Canon
Unperformed


You Dead Kings Rising (2007)
Words by Gwen Harwood
for Chorus and Ensemble
Chorus, Hand Bells, 2-3 Perc, Pno, Sop Sax, Vln 1, Vln 2, Vla, Vlc, CB (opt.)
14 minutes
Completed 25 April 2007
Premiered by the Leichhardt Expresso Chorus and Ensemble
Conducted by Michelle Leonard
25 August 2007, CarriageWorks, Sydney
Commissioned by Leichhardt Expresso Chorus


Men of Eureka (2006)  
Words by Mary Gilmore
for Treble Chorus and Orchestra
Treble Chorus, Massed Unison Treble Chorus
2,2,2,2. 4,2,3,1. T,4Perc. Pno, Hrp. Strings
6 minutes
Completed 23 September 2006
Premiered by MLC Chorus and Orchestra, Sydney
Conducted by Anna Humberstone
7 May 2007, Sydney Opera House
Commissioned by MLC, Sydney


Chaconne (2006)
for String Orchestra
minimum 4.4.3.3.1
8 minutes 30 seconds
Completed 12 September 2006
Premiered by the Australian Chamber Orchestra
NSW Art Gallery 24 October 2006
Commissioned by BNP Paribas in celebration of 125 years in Australia


Quintet (2005)
for Bass Trombone, 2 Pianos and 2 Percussion
26 minutes
Completed 18 October 2005
Chamber version of Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra
Premiered by Adrian Cleverely, Bass Trombone
and Ensemble conducted by David Smith
24 May 2007, Blackheath Halls, London


Fanfare for All Nations (2005)
Originally Arrival of the Head of the Commonwealth
written for the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
8 Trps, 16(or 8) Hrns, 8 Trbs, 2 Euphoniums, 2 Tubas, Timp, 4(+) Perc
2 minutes
Completed 10 October 2005
Premiered by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Lyn Williams
15 March 2006, Melbourne Cricket Ground


Out of the Mud (2005)
for Piano & Brass Quintet
Pno, 2 Trps, Hrn, Trb, BTrb
5 minutes
Completed 6 October 2005
Re-working of Mud Song (2004)
Premiered by Lisa Moore and Manhattan Brass Quintet
31 October 2005, Theatre, New York
Withdrawn


Night Is What Remains (2005) for String Orchestra  
minimum 5.5.3.3.1
17 minutes
Completed 20 May 2005
Unperformed


Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra (2004)  
3(P),3(CA),3(Eb,BCl),3(CBsn). 4,3,3,1. T, 5Perc. Pno,Hrp. 16 14 12 10 8. Solo
26 minutes
Completed 10 September 2004
Revisions 26 November 2004 and 6 January 2007
Premiered by Christopher Harris, Bass Trombone
Sydney Symphony, conducted by Luke Dollman
Sydney Opera House 13 & 14 October 2004
Commissioned by Christine and Alan Bishop


Mud Song (2004)
for Treble Voices and Ensemble
3 Treble Choruses, Pno, Vln 1, Vln 2, Vla, Vlc, CB
5 minutes
Completed 22 June 2004
Premiered by Sydney Children’s Choir
19 September 2004, Angel Place, Sydney
Commissioned by the Sydney Children’s Choir for their fifteenth birthday


Joy to the World (2002, revised 2005)
An arrangement of Handel’s carol
for Treble Chorus and Orchestra
Treble Chorus, 2,Ob,CA,2,2. 4,PTrp,2Trp,3,1. T,3Perc. Pno,Hrp. Strings
4 minutes, 30 seconds
Completed 18 October 2002
Revised 31 October 2005
Premiered by the Sydney Children’s Choir and Sydney Symphony
Conducted by Lyn Williams
12,13 & 14 December 2002, Sydney Opera House
Revised version premiered 13 December 2005, same performers and hall
Commissioned by Sydney Symphony


Spin Globe Spin (2002)
Words by John Shortis
Treble Chorus, Piano, 2 Deep Bells (opt.)
5 minutes
Completed 9 March 2002
Revised 27 December 2002
Premiered by Sydney Children’s Choir
Commissioned by Sydney Children’s Choir


Peace On Earth (2001)  
for Treble Chorus and Orchestra
3(P,AFl),2(CA),2,2(CBsn). 4,3,3,1. T,5-6Perc. Pno,Hrp. Strings
9 minutes
Premiered by the Gondwana Voices, Sydney Children’s Choir
and Sydney Symphony, conducted by Lyn Williams
6 & 7 December 2001, Sydney Opera House
Commissioned by Symphony Australia
A version for SATB Chorus and Orchestra was completed on 21 March 2006
Premiered by the International School of Beijing Chorus and Orchestra
9 November 2006


A Song of Hope (2000)  
Words by Oodgeroo of the tribe Noonacul
Soprano, Tenor, Treble Chorus, Mixed Chorus and Orchestra
Pic,2Fl,2Ob,CA,2Cl,BCl,2Bsn,CBsn. 4,3,3,1. T,4Perc. Pno,2 Hrp. Strings
8 minutes
Completed 28 October 2000
Composed for the official celebration of the Centenary of Australia
Premiered by Deborah Cheetham, Soprano, David Hamilton, Tenor
Gondwana Voices, Sydney Children’s Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
Australian Youth Orchestra, conducted by Lyn Williams
1 January 2001, Centennial Park, Sydney


Loose Canon (2000)
for Flute, 2 Alto Flutes, Bass Flute
5 minutes 30 seconds
Completed 13? January 2000
Premiered by Tucana Flute Quartet
23 January 2000, Manly Art Gallery
Commissioned by the Tucana Quartet through the Australia Council