Original Compositions

The Cruel Sister

A one-act opera, premiered at the Tete-a-tete festival 2019. It follows the story of a murdered bride and a mysterious violin-maker.

Scene 1 extract
Scene 2 extract
Scene 3 extract

On Being an Andoid

A commission for a final recital at the Guidhall School of Music and Drama, sung by Samuel Lom, setting the poem 'On being an android', by Jane Weh.

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On being an android extract

i carry your heart with me

Written for the composer's wedding day and dedicated to his wife, this is a setting of e. e. cummings's poem for choir, organ and semichorus.

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i carry your heart extract

The Hound of Heaven

A song cycle for high voice and piano, setting the poetry of Francis Thompson.

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On the banks of the Newfoundland

Setting for voice and piano.

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Newfoundland extract,sung by Susanna MacRae

Final Fantasy Revelations

A series of 8-part choral arrangement using themes from the music of Final Fantasy VIII, and setting Latin texts from the book of the Apocalypse.

Apocalypsis extract
Et vidi caelum novum extract
Et primus tuba extract

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