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Orchestral/Theatre 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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A Terrible Beauty: 2013 - 2018. Duration 18 mins. Instrumentation: 2222/2210/1Perc, 1 harp/65442. "Recommended work" in the 4th Uuno Klami Composition Competition. Premiere details to follow.

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3 Movements on the work of William Scott (Orch version) April 2018. Instrumentation: 2 (pic & alto), 1, 1, 1 - 1, 1, 1, 0 - Timp - Vibes - Strings 6, 6, 3, 3, 2. Duration approx. 6.5 mins. Premiere details to follow.

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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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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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Environments II (For Guitar, String Orchestra and Perc): July - Aug 2012. Instrumentation: Solo Guitar, 8 vlns 1, 8 vlns 2, 6 vlas, 4 vcl,  3 cb. 4 Perc. (Premiere details to follow).

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Environments I (for Piano and Orchestra): June - Dec 2011. Instrumentation: 3fl (incl. pic, alt,) 1ob, 1 cor ang, 2 cl (Bb and Bb bass), 2 bsn (incl. 1 cont. bsn.), 4 hns in F, 2 tpts in Bb, 2 tbns, 1 tba, 4 perc, hp, solo pno, 14 vlns 1, 14 vlns 2, 12 vlas, 9 vcl,  6 cb.  Premiere: Ulster Hall, Tue 16th Jan 2018. Ulster Orchestra with Fingin Collins, piano. To be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Hear and Now programme Sat 31st March 2018 at 22.30. Hear Excerpt Here

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Emo Sketches (for Children’s String Orchestra): Jan - May 2011. Instrumentation: 1st Vln, 2nd Vln, Vcl, Bs, Snare Drum, Tape. Duration c 24mins. Commissioned through the Per Cent for Arts Scheme for Emo National School. Premiere Friday 27th May - Emo Strings.

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Theophilus in Space. March - May 2007. Duration c5 mins. Instrumentation: Pic, fl, Alt fl, ob, cor ang, 1Bbcl, 1 bs cl, 1bsn, 1cbsn, 4hns, 2 tpts, 2tbn, 1tba, 1timp, 1perc, harp, strings 12, 10, 8, 7, 5. New work for Orchestra commissioned by BBC Radio 3. Premiere - Ulster Orchestra, Whitla Hall, Belfast. 3rd Aug 2007 Subsequent performance – Ulster Orchestra, Clonard Monastery, Belfast 31 Aug 2007. Broadcast BBC Radio 3, Afternoon on 3, 10th Dec 2008 (Whitla performance) and 14th Dec 2008 (Clonard performance).

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Quinbus Flestrin, Relplum Scalcath. Jan 2004 Duration 2 mins. Instrumentation: Pic, 2fl, 2ob, 1Bbcl, 1 bs cl, 1bsn, 1cbsn, 4hns, 2 tpts, 3tbn, 1tba, 1timp, 1perc, strings 12, 10, 8, 7, 5. Commissioned by the Ulster Orchestra. Premiere: Waterfront Hall, Belfast – 19th March 2004 – Ulster Orchestra, Conductor, Andre De Ridder.

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Spike 2001. Duration 40 mins. Instrumentation:Fl/Picc, Bb Cl, Ob, Bsn, Tpt, Hn, Tbn, Pno, 2Perc, Chamber strings. Shortlisted by SPNM. Recording available - Promotion only.

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Atoms 1997 – Revised 1998. Duration -  6 mins. Instrumentation: fl, 2 alto sax, 2 ten sax, bari sax. 4 tbns, 4 tpts, pno, bass, gtr, drums, perc. Premier: Sat 17th Oct .BT Studio,Waterfront Hall, Belfast. Radio Broadcast  - Radio Ulster 13th Jan 1999.

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Killing Tree  1998. Duration – 6 mins. Instrumentation: large orchestra, gtr, pno.

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Music for Orchestra1995. Duration 2mins. Instrumentation: picc, 2fl, 2ob, 1Bb cl, 1bs cl, bsn, cont bsn. 4 hn, 2tpts, 3tbns, glock, timp.Strings 12.10.8.7.5 Workshop: Wed 17th April 1996. Ulster Orchestra. Elmwood Hall Belfast.

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