LIST OF WORKS
(126.96.36.199. 188.8.131.52. Timp. Perc. Strings)
(Four Violin Soloists, String Orchestra)
Symphony Which Falls Over Itself
(184.108.40.206. 2.2.3. Timp. Strings)
(2.3. 2.1. Perc. 1.2. SSAA, Baritone Soloist, Pno. Vln. Vla.)
(SATBar. Soloists, SA Choir, Vln. 1.2. Vla 1.2. Vla. Vc. Cba.)
Affektenlehre: Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra
1ONDON-MONIT9R: Concerto for Piano and Eight Instruments
(Piano Soloist, Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Vibraphone, Timpani, Violin, Viola, Cello)
(Clarinet in Bb, Trumpet in Bb, Violin, Contrabass, Piano)
(Soprano Soloist, Bass Clarinet, Horn, 3 Tom-toms, String Quartet)
(Piano, Fortepiano and Harpsichord) or (3 Pianos)
• (Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Violin and Cello)
...and the rain
(Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, Perc. 1.2., Piano, Violin 1.2., Cello)
(Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Vibraphone, Piano, Violin)
(Blockflöte, Panflutes and Live Feedback Loop)
(Flute and Classical Guitar)
• (Cln. & B. Cln in Bb, Perc., Vln. and Pno.)
• (Cln. & B. Cln in Bb, Perc., Vln. and Vcl.)
• (Flute, Cln. in Bb, Perc., E. Gtr., B. Gtr., Pno.)
Two Movements for Piano
Random Access Klavier
Rhythms of the Sphere
Mo'Tri for Flute
Sonata for Organ
Calliope for Horn
Siphonophoria for Portative Organ
Lament Configurations for Viola Organista
Composition for Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Composition for Quartet Contemporaine
Composition for Estrella Consort
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
quintet for clarinet, trumpet, violin, doublebass and piano
Highlighting the mechanical and urban qualities of each instrument as well as post-modern quality of life in the modern urban setting, Beton Ugolkí was composed half-way through my first year adapting to life in the world city of London.
Beton Ugolkí or 'Concrete Angles' was premiered by the Lontano Ensemble in February of 2020 in St. David's Room, London.
Premiered by the Moravian Philharmonic in April of 2019, Mithridates was my first large work for orchestra as well as my first collaboration with PARMA Recordings and the label Navona Records.
for flute and guitar
A precarious relationship grasping for cohesion, a consistent desire for reciprocation, and unabashed attempts at tumbling into cohesion define the nature of this work.
Much like the vivid and contrasting characteristics of Odysseus's savior/captor Calypso in Homer's Odyssey, Ogygian Cycles (named so after the island Ogygia, where Calypso was said to reside) aims to portray the emotional depths of reluctance, hesitance, coincidence, understanding and agreement within the relationship of the the musical material from the two contrasting instruments.
This uncommon or unexpected instrumental duo, with each instrument possessing entirely different (and sometimes conflicting) timbrel and textural capabilities provided the perfect set of creative constraints to portray such an unlikely relationship of tones.
For Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Violin and Cello
Answering Machines is a collection of responses to the over stimulation of a working artist's daily process. As our instruments are also nothing more than "answering machines" within the narratives of the pieces we perform, the catalyst of a hyper-specific function-narrative relationship arose.
For Clarinet/Bass Clarinet in Bb, Violin, Cello and Percussion
Tuonelaitku takes its harmonic and affective inspiration from the writings found in the Kalevala about Tuonela, or the Underworld, within Finnish Mythology.
The title Tuonelaitku comes from the combination of Tuonela, the realm of the dead, and Itku, the weeping and cries from it's inhabitants. In this work I attempt to use the familiar idea of lamentation and Funebre aesthetics and elevate them into a fresh, otherworldly soundscape.
Premiered by the Syntax Ensemble in Sala Puccini, Milan on Oct 29, 2021.
for violin, clarinet in Bb doubling bass, piano and percussion
Presenting the deepest sonic contrasts between fleeting stopped sounds and cloud-like atmospheres of noise, Siphonic Perforations was composed after experimenting with the disparity between short and long compositional material. The goal of this procedure was to experiment with creating as well as siphoning out a room's sound world, creating a structure of contrast that overlies the pacing of the piece's harmonic material.
Premiered by the Brightwork New Music Ensemble in Los Angeles as the culmination of the 2021 Impulse New Music Festival.
for panflutes, blockflöte and live feedback loop
The origin of backscatter lies in an environment where reflection occurs, so the reflective nature of the relationship between the acoustic voices is further reflected back at the listener through the help of the live electronic playback.
Backscatter was recorded live on 7 July 2021 at the Museum 't Kromhout, Amsterdam with Mariana Preda on panflutes & Juho Myllylä on Blockflutes (recorders) and electronics.
Live concert premiere info:
Ambigu: Echoing the unknown 28 August 2021 at the Museum 't Kromhout.
A piece in two parts, I began ++ in order to highlight my personal experience of mitigating overstimulation. Following a chaotic and diversely textural opening which commands attention in multiple direction simultaneously, the work begins to create space for notable gestural independence and shared functionality between the parts. This sudden departure from the original soundscape and gradual process of grounding the ensemble is directly referential from my own experience.
Structurally the piece expands upon and imbeds multiple traditional chamber music forms within itself while simultaneously striving to acquire it's own narrative. This adding of formulaic content further into form and harmonic progressions within its own harmonic foundation.
"++" was selected as a finalist in the 5th Edition of the Bruno Maderna Composition Competition, sponsored by the Lviv Philharmonic Society. Premiered by KLKNEWMUSIC in July 2021 at the Lviv National Philharmonic, Ukraine.
for four violins and string orchestra
TORSO is a piece centered around sculpting the reaction of the human upper body to anxiety and uncertainty in sound.
TORSO was premiered by the Janáček Filharmonie in Ostrava, Czechia on June 6th, 2020 and will be released on Navona Records on March 12, 2021.