THE NEFARIOUS, IMMORAL BUT HIGHLY PROFITABLE ENTERPRISE OF MR BURKE & MR HARE, a new chamber opera commission from MUSIC THEATRE GROUP with assistance from BOSTON LYRIC OPERA will be premiered by them in November 2017
See article in BOSTON GLOBE HERE
The work was featured as part of OPERA AMERICA'S NEW OPERA SHOWCASE on January 13 2017. A series of excerpts from New York Town Hall can be seen.
Interview with Julian Grant and librettist Mark Campbell HERE
New commission from the PRINCETON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 'Is It Enough? Perhaps It Is.......', a meditation on J.R. AHLE and J.S. BACH's 'Es ist genug' premiered October 9 2016 at Richardson Auditorium, Princeton.
YURTWEET - the 39 steppes - played by the Signum Quartet
EUROPEAN COMPOSER AND SONGWRITER ALLIANCE (ECSA) have selected STRIKE OPPONENT'S EARS WITH BOTH FISTS for their Creator's Conference. Six composers were selected in toto. The piece will be performed by the STURM und KLANG ensemble conducted by Thomas Van Haeperen at 7pm on Tuesday 16th February 2016 at Flagey Cultural Centre, Brussels and broadcast and recorded. Tickets available HERE
October 4 2015: 4.30pm - launch of the #QUARTWEET project: at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton. A collaboration between the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and the Signum Quartet - maximum of 140 notes per piece. Concert to be streamed live.
Premiere of a new piano Prelude (from a forthcoming set of 25 preludes) by celebrated pianist MELVYN TAN, as part of an ongoing project 'Variations for Judith' (Serota), using the aria transcription by J.S. Bach from the Anna Magdalena Notebook, 'Bist du bei mir'. Performances are part of MUSIC IN THE ROUND's spring season: The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield 20 January 2015, The Stables, Milton Keynes 8 March, The Harlequin Room, Portsmouth Guildhall 27 April, and Wiltshire Music Centre 29 April.
SANCHO'S DANCE-MIX and BUSKAID
After the sold-out premiere in Boughton House July 2014, BUSKAID conducted by Rosemary Nalden will perform the piece at the Linder Auditorium, Parktown, Johannesburg SA 6 September 2014, and as part of the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival in February 2015.