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WILD DEER (2021)

A song setting for soprano and guitar

after the Persian poet Hafiz

FLYING FREE (2020)

Orchestral passages from ‘A Kestrel for a Knave’ for symphony orchestra

 

THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE (2018)

A dramatic cantata for soloists, chorus, string orchestra, percussion, trumpets and organ after Carol Ann Duffy

 

PINCHER MARTIN (2014)

A cinematic opera in one act after William Golding

 

OWL FLIGHT (2012)

A suite for treble recorder (or violin) and piano

 

THE OWL WHO WAS AFRAID OF THE DARK (2011)

An opera for children in one act after Jill Tomlinson

 

THE SHATTERED MEMORY (2010)

A symphonic tone poem (or ballet) after Donna Tartt for full orchestra

 

OCTOBER DAWN (2010)

For violin and piano

 

THE CONQUESTS OF ZEUS (2009)

A sonata for trombone (or violoncello) and piano

 

YORKSHIRE SONGS (2009)

A song cycle for baritone, piano and string quartet

  • The Old Church Tower (words by Emily Brontë)

  • The Moon (words by J. H. Eccles)

  • The Coal Miner (words by D. H. Lawrence)

  • The Horse (words by Ted Hughes)

  • The Catch (words by Simon Armitage)

 

EVENTIDE (2008)

For a cappella chorus (words by William Wordsworth)

 

THE FISHERMAN AND HIS SOUL (2007)

A chamber opera in one scene after Oscar Wilde for soloists, chorus and chamber orchestra

 

THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE (2006)

A romantic opera in one act after Oscar Wilde for soloists, chorus and full orchestra      

 

FEUX D’ARTIFICE (2005)

For clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano

TWO ENGLISH SONGS (2005)

For soprano and piano

  • Do not stand at my grave and weep

  • Daffodils

BLESSING (2004)

For marimba sextet after the poem by

Imtiaz Dharker