List of Works

Orchestra/Large Ensemble:

2018 - Lucky Collisions for yangqin and orchestra (ca 8’)

Commissioned by the Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra and performed by Reylon Yount and the Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge in March 2018

 

2017 - Reinventions for string orchestra (6’-10’ – variable by performance)

Commissioned and performed by the Fantasia Orchestra at St. Matthews Patronal Festival, London in September 2017

 

2017 - No Them, Only Us for chamber orchestra (ca 18’)

Original version commissioned and performed by the Ripieno Players at the Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford, in February 2017

Revised August 2017

 

2016 - Vanishing Point for erhu and symphony orchestra (ca 11’)

Commissioned by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and performed by Sun Yaoqi (erhu) and the Shanghai Philharmonic conducted by Liang Zhang at Shanghai Symphony Concert Hall in November 2016

2015 - Futility for string ensemble (ca 6’)

Performed by Seung-Eon Yoo and the Oxford University String Ensemble in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford in March 2015

 

2014 - Fiesta Fragments for orchestra (ca 3’)

Performed by Seung-Eon Yoo and the Fidelio Orchestra in Merton College Chapel, Oxford in November 2014

Stage-works/Cross-media:

2020 - AMAZON, a digital piece for stop motion animation, text, and home sounds (7')

Created with theatre-maker Elayce Ismail, co-comissioned by Music Theatre Wales and London Sinfonietta in partnership with HOME Manchester

2019 - Untold, a stagework for dancer, counter-tenor, and mixed ensemble (ca 45')

Performed by Julia Cheng, Keith Pun, and Tangram at Hackney Round Chapel in November 2019

2019 - Upon brick for solo soprano, a site-specific piece for the Barbican Lakeside (ca 5’)

Commissioned by Musicity for recording by Héloïse Werner at LSO St. Luke's and release at Sound Unbound Festival, Barbican Centre, London in May 2019

2019 - Dreaming Clouds for violin and dance (ca 15')

Performed by Alex Ho and Julia Cheng at Rough for Opera, The Cockpit Theatre, London in May 2019

2018 - Can I play, too? for clarinet, violoncello, piano, and two table-tennis players (ca 10')

Commissioned by Chinese Arts Now for performance at SoundState Festival, Southbank Centre, London in January 2019

2018 - Mining Perceptions with Sally Fawkes (glass sculptor)

A multi-disciplinary installation combining music, video and sculpture exhibited at Chapel Arts Exhibition, Cheltenham in June 2018

2017 - Carnival with students from the Slade School of Fine Art

A performance art piece created for the opening of the SanMei Gallery, London in November 2017

Chamber:

2020 - In Significance for seven players: two percussionists, oboe, horn, piano, violin, and violoncello (ca 12')

Written for London Symphony Orchestra's 'Soundhub' scheme for performance by members of the LSO at LSO St. Luke's in February 2020

2020 - Say Hi for three or four players, open score  (ca 8')

Written for Tangram for performance at LSO St. Luke's in January 2020

2019 - Spiralling scrolls for clarinet, viola and yangqin (ca 15')

Written for London Symphony Orchestra's 'Soundhub' scheme for performance by members of the LSO and Reylon Yount at LSO St. Luke's in July 2019

2019 - Tell them we were here for flute, yangqin and percussion (ca 12')

Written for Chinese Arts Now's artist development bursary for performance by Tangram at Chinese Arts Now Festival, LSO St. Luke's, London in January 2019

2018 - For Silk and Paper for traditional Chinese string quartet (ca 10')

Commissioned by the Silk String Quartet

2018 - Back here, together, again for guitar and yangqin (ca 3')

Commissioned by Syracuse University for private performance by Michael Poll (guitar) and Reylon Yount (yangqin) at Syracuse University's Remembrance Week in November 2018

Recorded by Michael Poll and Reylon Yount at Abbey Road Studios, November 2018

2017 - Urban Utterances for flute and electric guitar (ca 6’)

Performed by Unassisted Fold at HighScore Festival, Pavia, Italy in August 2017

2017 - Crash, Bang, Wallop for three percussionists (ca 1’)

Performed by Sixtrum at the Domaine Forget Academy, Quebec, Canada in June 2017

2017 - It’s a long way to go, Habibi for piano trio and percussion (ca 10’)

Performed by Ensemble Paramirabo at the Domaine Forget Academy, Quebec, Canada in June 2017

 

2017 - Paths-Lines-Dot for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello and piano (ca 6’)

Workshopped by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Ensemble at Cambridge University in April 2017

 

2016 - Echoes for string quartet (ca 9’)

Recorded by musicians of Oxford University in Merton Chapel in April 2016

Workshopped by the Bozzini Quartet at the Sound Festival, Aberdeen in November 2016

Workshopped by the Ligeti Quartet at Cambridge University in November 2016

 

2016 - Kinetics for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello and piano (ca 6’)

Recorded by musicians of Oxford University in University College, Oxford in April 2016

2015 - Danza de la Muerte for string quartet (ca 7’)

Workshopped by the Villers Quartet in the Holywell Music Room in November 2015

 

2015 - Impromptu for violoncello and piano (ca 6’)

Performed by Rebecca McNaught and Alex Ho at New College Chapel, Oxford in February 2015

Solo Instrument:

2020 - little twinkle for solo double bass (ca 1’)

Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 as part of 'Postcards from Composers' Series for broadcast on BBC Radio 3

2020 - "Play Me" for solo piano (ca 2’)

Written for 'Twenty', a free series of twenty short piano pieces for all abilities

2020 - Shout! for solo violoncello (ca 5’)

Written for Psappha Ensemble's Composing for Cello scheme for recording by Jennifer Langridge in May 2020

2020 - Plastic Ceremony for one drum and sixteen plastic bags (ca 12’)

Commissioned by Bascule Chamber Series for performance at Totally Thames Festival at Tower Bridge in September 2020

2018 - Rituals and Resonances for solo yangqin (ca 12’)

Recorded by Reylon Yount at Abbey Road Studios, London in February 2018

Performed at Merton Passiontide Festival, Oxford in March 2018

 

2020 - As if we had not been for solo flute and pre-recorded tape (ca 6’)

Written for Psappha Ensemble's Composing for Flute scheme for recording by Conrad Marshall in May 2017

2017 - For a Quiet Night and a Perfect End for solo violin work (ca 9’)

Performed by William Newell at Passiontide Festival, Oxford in April 2017

Recorded by William Newell at Abbey Road Studios, London in December 2017

2016 - Light in the Fog for solo piano (ca 5’)

Recorded by Alex Ho in University College, Oxford in April 2016

 

2015 - Chain for solo piano (ca 5’)

Workshopped by Richard Casey at Oxford University in December 2015

 

Choral:

2016 - Te Lucis Ante Terminum for choir (AATTBB - ca 6’)

Performed by the clerks of Christ Church Cathedral Choir conducted by the composer in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford in March 2016

 

2015 - In Time of ‘The Breaking of Nations’ for choir (SSAATTBB and six sopranos - ca 6’)

Performed by Tim Garrard and the choir of Westminster School in Westminster Abbey, London in April 2017

 

2014 - They that go down to the sea in ships for choir (SSAATTBB - ca 3’)

Performed by Benjamin Nicholas and the Merton College Choir in Merton College Chapel, Oxford in May 2015

 

Vocal:

2020 - Above the White Island for tenor and piano (ca 7')

Commissioned by National Opera Studio for performance by Shengzhi Ren and Fernando Loura for 12:42 Series

2020 - Letters from Home for baritone and piano (ca 12')

Commissioned by the Royal Opera House for performance by Jia Huang at ROH Crush Room in May 2020

2019 - Upon brick for solo soprano, a site-specific piece for the Barbican Lakeside (ca 5’)

Commissioned by Musicity for recording by Héloïse Werner at LSO St. Luke's and release at Sound Unbound Festival, Barbican Centre, London in May 2019

2018 - ...chinese whispers... for vocal trio

Performed by Juice Ensemble at Cheltenham Music Festival at Chapel Arts, Cheltenham in July 2018

2017 - Flood for mezzo-soprano and piano (ca 5’)

Commissioned by Oxford Lieder Festival and performed by Ciara Hendrick and Sholto Kynoch as part of the Oxford Lieder Festival in March 2017

 

2016 - Compost for baritone and string quartet (ca 7’)

Performed by Roderick Williams and the Coull Quartet at St. John the Evangelist Church, Oxford in June 2016

Revised version performed by members of Oxford University at the Recital Hall at Birmingham Conservatoire in November 2016

 

2015 - A Blake Song Cycle for mezzo-soprano and piano (ca 18’)

Performed by Katherine Jeffries-Harris and Alex Ho in New College Chapel, Oxford in February 2016

2014 - A Poison Tree for baritone and piano (ca 5’)

Recorded by Thomas Lowen and Alex Ho in the Denis Arnold Hall, Oxford in May 2014

Electroacoustic:

2017 - As if we had not been for solo flute and electronics (ca 5’)

Recorded by the Psappha Ensemble in Manchester, April 2017

 

2015 - The Parable of the Old Man and the Young for electronics, bell, string quartet and soprano (ca 3’)

Incidental:

2016 - Incidental music for Touch Therapy at Edinburgh Fringe

Performed by musicians of Oxford University for showing at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2016

 

2015 - Incidental music for Medea

Performed at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford in May 2015

2015 - Incidental music for The Crucible

Performed at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford in March 2015

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