Opera, Song & Dramatic Works

Harbour2019 - 2020. Duration 30 mins. Instrumentation: flute, harp, sop & mezzo. Premiere 5th March 2021 Belfast Children's Festival. MAC, Belfast.

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Belfast Confetti: June 2018. Instrumentation: Song Cycle on the poetry of Ciaran Carson (Baritone & Pno) Duration approx. 14 mins. Premiere: 15th Aug 2018 Rosemary Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast. Cormac Lawler -Baritone & Sean Morgan-Rooney - Pno.

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The Man with the Chocolate Beard: Work in progress (1 act opera for children and adults). Instrumentation: fl (doubling alto & picc), bs cl (doubling Bb cl), vln, vcl, perc, hrp & pno. Duration: c45 mins. Excerpts premiered Sun 11th March 2018 with reduced orchestration/cast. Lynsey Curtin - Sop, Cormac Lawlor - Baritone. Ioana Petcu - vln, Dave McCann - vcl, Daniel Browell - pno, conducted by Sinead Hayes and directed by Caolan Keaveney.

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La Fin des Haricots March2016. Instrumentation: Open scoring for CoMA grouping (High w.w. Bb & Eb insts, perc, pno, gtr, bass instr, female voice, upper strings, lower strings) Duration approx. 3 mins. Premiere: details to follow.

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Till Night is Overgone? Oct - Nov 2015. Instrumentation: sop sax, alto sax, ten sax, bari sax and sop voice. Duration approx. 8.5 mins. Commissioned by Moving on Music with funds from Arts Council NI for the Chatham Sax Quartet and Elizabeth Hilliard. Premiere: 2nd March 2016, Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast as part of MOM and BMS Night Music Series.

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The Chronic Identity Crisis of Pamplemousse. (1 act opera for children and adults) March 2014 - July 2015. Instrumentation: fl (doubling alto & picc), bs cl (doubling Bb cl), vln, vcl, perc, hrp & pno. Duration: c30 mins. Written with the support of Arts Council Northern Ireland and Cité Internationale des Arts. Premiere: Concert version Sun 27th May 2018, Ulster Museum, Belfast. 3pm. Full Opera Version to premiere in Spring 2019. Performers: Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble with Northern Ireland Opera. listen Here

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The Private Consciousness of Molly BloomMay - June 2015. Instrumentation: Sop & Guitar. Duration: c8 mins. Premiere: Salzburg Mozarteum, Alexandra Lampert-Raschké - Sop, Yvonne Zehner - Guitar 4th Dec 2016.

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