2021

bhal tafal

wind quintet (5')

for Magnard Ensemble

as part of the Vale of Glamorgan's Peter Reynolds Composition Studio

Cardiff, September 2021

Participation at the Peter Reynolds Composition Course was supported by Arts Council Malta.

duet

violin and viola (4')

for Solem Quartet

as part of the Vale of Glamorgan's Peter Reynolds Composition Studio

Cardiff, September 2021

Participation at the Peter Reynolds Composition Course was supported by Arts Council Malta.

new work

violin solo and orchestra (4')

Release: 2022

2020

 

for piano, vibraphone and pre-recorded sounds

piano, vibraphone and prerecorded track (3' 30")

for George Barton and Siwan Rhys

as part of the Vale of Glamorgan's Peter Reynolds Composition Studio

after Mahler

orchestra (5')

3 fl  ob, 2 cl, bcl, bsn, 4 hn, 3 trbn, tba, timp, perc, storch (+click track)

for Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

TBA in 2021

new work

chamber orchestra (5')

fl (afl), ob, cl (bcl), bsn (cbsn), hn, tpt, trbn, pno, 2 perc, 2 vln, vla, vcl, db

for Aldeburgh Festival, as part of Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme

Snape Maltings (UK), TBA in 2022

 

three pieces for orchestra and pre-recorded sounds

orchestra and pre-recorded sounds (14')

2 fl (I=picc, II=afl), 2 ob, 2 cl (II=bcl), 2 bsn (II=cbsn), hn, tpt, 2 trbn, pno, tm, 2 perc, storch + elec

for Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and Navona/Parma Recordings, distributed by Naxos

Robert Samut Hall (Malta), Jan/Feb 2020

Release: November 2020 (Spotify, Apple Music)

2019

kimika

winds, brass, percussion (15')

2 fl (II=picc), ob, Eb cl, 3 cl (5, 5, 5), bcl, asax, tsax, 3 hn, 4 tpt, 3 trbn, bar, euph, 2 tuba, timp, 2 perc (BD, Tam-t, vib, t.bells)

for 12th May Symphonic Band, as part of 'Huggiega', supported by Arts Council Malta

Universita' ta' Malta (Malta), November 2019

tunes of maybe-elation

chamber orchestra (5')

fl (afl), ob, cl (bcl), bsn (cbsn), hn, tpt, trbn, pno, perc (II), 2 vln, vla, vcl, db

as part of Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme

Snape Maltings (UK), July 2019

I hear

chorus, brass quartet & timpani (5')

2 hn, 2 tpt, timp

for Quay Voices/Young Sinfonia, based on verses by Schiller and Whitman

Sage Gateshead (UK), June 2018

music to Leanne Wijsnma's documentary Children of the underground

electronic tracks

for Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018 | Valletta 2018

Blokhuispoort (Leeuwarden, The Netherlands), May 2018

the one was the other

alto flute and bass clarinet (4')

for Psappha Ensemble

Manchester (UK), April 2018

Rulina

28 wind/brass/percussion players (25')

(fl, Eb cl, 2 Bb cl, hn, euph, perc) + (ob, tsax, tpt, trbn, bar, tuba, perc) + (fl, 2 cl, bcl, hn, euph, perc) + (ssax, asax, tpt, trbn, bar, tuba, perc)

for Valletta 2018 European City of Culture

Palazzo Vilhena (Mdina, Malta), May 2018

Soneto XIII 

for female choir (4')

for Natalia Carrasco Vargas, based on 'Soneta XIII' by Garcilaso de la Vega

dedicated to Daphne Carauna Galizia (Maltese journalist, 1964 - 2017)

St. Mary-at-Hill Church (London, UK), May 2018

2018

Il-Qtates ta' Max-Xatt

chamber opera (35')

5 singers + 1 actor + cl (bcl), pno, perc (wdbl, BD, TD, SD, tgl, Sus-cym, xylo), vln, vcl

for Teatru Malta, in collaboration with Three Palaces Festival, based on a libretto by Clare Azzopardi

Birgu (Malta), February 2019

2017

Partita

oboe, clarinet and orchestra (18')

ob (solo), cl (solo) + fl (afl), ob (ca), cl (bcl), tsax, bsn, hn, trbn, timp, 2 perc (BD, Tam-t, 3 tpl.bl, 3 wdbl, 3 TD, vib, 2 c.bell, Sus.cym), pno/cel, storch

for Valletta International Baroque Festival

Diego Dini Ciacci, Fabrizio Meloni, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (dir. Riccardo Bianchi)

Teatru Manoel (Valletta, Malta), January 2018

Eurydice 

tenor, children's choirs and organ (11')

for Waterloo Festival, based on 'Eurydice' by Sue Hubbard

Ben Vonberg-Clark, Children's Choir of St. John's Divine 

St. John's Waterloo (London, UK), June 2017

Forest and dove

two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart (3')

for Royal Academy of Music's Piano Festival

Joseph Havlat, Thomas Ang

Royal Academy of Music (London,UK), June 2017

How space breaks up around every cherry tree

chamber ensemble (6')

fl (alt), ob (ca), cl (bcl), bsn, hrn, tpt, trbn, perc (tpl.bl, vib), vln, vla, vcl, db

(dir. Benjamin Glassberg)

Royal Academy of Music (London, UK), April 2017

Iz-zmien hekk jaghmel

baritone and trombone (7')

based on haiki by Oliver Friggieri

Nunc DimittisMagnificat 

choir, organ (12')

for Old Hispanic Office, Univeristy of Bristol

Christ Church Cathedral Choir (Oxford) (dir. Stephen Dartington)

Bristol Cathedral (Bristol, UK), May 2017

Hypogea

orchestra (8')

3 fl (III=picc), 3 ob (II=ca), 2 cl, bcl, 2 bsn, cbsn, 4 hn, 3 tpt, 2 trbn, btrbn, tuba, timp, 2 perc (BD, cong, glsp, mar, Sus-cym, Tam-t, t.bells, vib, wdbl), hp, pno, storch (12, 10, 8, 6, 4)

Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (dir. Christopher Austin)

Royal Academy of Music (London, UK), September 2018

Il-gimgha tibda bil-fdalijiet

soprano and piano (12')

for BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation, based on poems by Adrian Grima

Marvic Monreal, Christine Zerafa

London (UK), May 2017

Hieronymus

guitar (7')

Saki Kato

Royal Academy of Music (London, UK), November 2016

2016

 

The woman with the forget-me-nots

alto recorder, bass recorder, viola da gamba, baroque cello (6')

Department of Historic Performance (RAM)

Royal Academy of Music (London, UK), January 2017

There is no rose of such virtue

choir (3')

for the Royal Academy of Music

(dir. Jonathan Schranz)

Marylebone Parish Church (London, UK), December 2016