Diary


2018:

New quartet for flute, bass clarinet, keyboard and electric guitar to be premiered at Modern Art Oxford, 3 May.


Shakespeare Songs for voice and piano in May.


First couple of 'Holywell Sessions' with new arrangements for a couple of soon to be revealed bands with classical ensemble.


Concert notes for the Villiers Quartet.


New piano work precariat études.


Sound installation for Nicolas Party's 'Speakers' exhibition at Modern Art Oxford from 28 Jan to 3 February as part of the EMPRES Collective.


Covering composition teaching for Prof. Robert Saxton's sabbatical leave in Spring '18, University of Oxford.


Installation piece with Dan Hulme and the EMPRES Collective at Modern Art Oxford as part of Nicholas Party's 'Speakers' exhibition.



2017:

New electronic piece at Modern Art Oxford based on Nicolas Party's exhibition Speakers as part of the EMPRES Collective.


Working with librettist Leo E Mercer alongside opera director Stephen Langridge to make new opera as part of Langridge's time as University of Oxford Visiting Professor of Opera 2017/18.


Music and production for some adverts.


Concert notes for the Villiers Quartet.


Arrangements for Festival No.6 with classical ensemble and bands ISLAND, Palace, The Slow Readers Club and KLARA for Joe Duddell.


Critical edition of Thomas Arne's 1754 opera Eliza based on the 1758 printed score and manuscripts at Harvard.


Critical edition of John Eccles's Europe’s Revels for the Peace of Ryswick with Michael Burden for AR Editions


String quartet arrangements for Wildes.


Demons Land: a poem come true exhibition at National Trust Stowe, Buckinghamshire, Monday 8 May to Sunday 16 July 2017.



2016:

Fright Friday event on 25th November at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, with a new site-specific work for the Oxford City Silver Band and preview showings of Demons Land.


Music for the film Demons Land written by Simon Palfrey with filmmaker Mark Jones and art direction by Tom de Freston.


concrete after the novel by Thomas Bernhard, for countertenor and string quartet, Autumn '16.


Hugo Selles to tour flocks and companies around Europe (incl. UK and Denmark) and Australia.


New edition of Domenico Paradies's Fetonte with Michael Burden, for A-R Editions from the manuscript at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.


flocks and companies performed by Iwan Llewelyn-Jones at the North Wales International Festival on 22nd September.


Performances of the new edition of Cimarosa's The Parisian Painter by New Chamber Opera throughout July.


Editing and setting a modern edition of Domenico Paradies's Fetonte (1747), Summer '16.


flocks and companies receives its first performance by Iwan Llewelyn-Jones at the Wales International Piano Festival 2016, Caernarfon on Saturday 30th April.


A new modern performing edition of Cimarosa's Il Pittore Parigino (The Parisian Painter) (1781), based on the manuscript at the library of the Conservatorio di Musica San Pietro a Majella, Naples, with a new English translation by Simon Rees, Spring '16.


Music supervisor and copyist for recording sessions at Abbey Road Studios with the London Symphony Orchestra, Jan '16


Lecturing and tutorials at the Faculty of Music and various colleges, University of Oxford, Winter/Spring '16.



2015:

Music for Leo Mercer's new play ONLIFE at the Burton Taylor Studio Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, 1st-5th December.


Working on a critical edition of Pietro Francesco Cavalli's L'Erismena (1656) with Prof. Michael Burden (New College, Oxford) for Bärenreiter.


Preparing a modern performing edition of Leonardo Leo's 1731 opera La Zingaretta.


Programme notes for the Leonore Piano Trio


Lecturing and tutorials at the Faculty of Music, University of Oxford, Autumn/Winter '15.


Various programme notes.


Arrangements for Jane Weaver and chamber ensemble at Festival No.6 in Portmeirion, 3rd-6th September with Joe Duddell.


Orchestrating a set for Active Child and Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra at Frank Gehry's Pritzker Pavilion at Millenium Park, Chicago on 22nd June with Joe Duddell.


Editing/typesetting projects for music publishers.


Screenings of 5 Fingers and comingupforair at Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford, June 6th at 7:30pm.


5 Fingers by Irina Iordache (music by Luke Lewis) to be screened at Musichouse, Copenhagen, May 18th at 5pm.


what broken hierarchies performance by Orkest de Ereprijs from Gaudeamus Festival 2014 broadcast on Dutch public radio Feb 23rd (Radio 4.nl) & March 1st (Concertzender).


Programme notes for Howard Shelley and English Chamber Orchestra, Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, March 1st.


Various string and vocal arrangements for pop album sessions.



2014:

Gaudeamus Muziekweek – September 14th at 5pm in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
what broken hierarchies to be performed by Orkest de Ereprijs.


Various arrangements for pop recording sessions.


Esbjerg Ensemble – April 4th in Esbjerg, Denmark.
First performance of by which all   eloquence   gets justified conducted by Petter Sundquist.


BBC National Orchestra of Wales – March 25th at 7pm at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff.
First performance of over us the shifting rafters under Jac van Steen.


Pulsar Festival – March 6th at 9:30pm at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen.
get carter is featured in the festival's electroacoustic concert.


Pulsar Festival – March 6th at 7:30pm at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen.
Athelas Sinfonietta/Pascal Rophé play ...and all watched over by machines of loving grace in the opening concert.


Orkest de Ereprijs – March 1st at 8:15pm in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.
First performance of what broken hierarchies by Orkest de Ereprijs under Rob Vermeulen.


BBC National Orchestra of Wales – February 3rd at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff.
Public rehearsal of over us the shifting rafters under Frank Zielhorst.