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Soloist(s) and Orchestra

Forest

2017
Duration: 20 minutes
Commissioned by Esa-Pekka Salonen for the Philharmonia Orchestra's 70th Anniversary; New York Philharmonic: Alan Gilbert, Music Director & International Festival of Contemporary Music for Warsaw Autumn’s 60th Anniversary. The piece is dedicated to Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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Spiral House

2004
The solo trumpet (and its accompanying group of orchestral trumpets, oboes and clarinet) are like the concrete floor plate, spiralling up between the glass walls of the orchestra and being reflected in their surfaces.

Duration: 22 minutes
Commissioned by the BBC.
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Residuum

2005
‘Residuum’ is an imaginary replay of the residual energy of Dowland’s ‘Galliard to Lachrymae’, heard like an echo of ancient music in a modern time.

Duration: 10 minutes
Commissioned by the Orchestra of the Swan to celebrate the centenary of Sir Michael Tippett, funded by the Arts Council of England.
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