- mixed ensembles -

ELEKTRA

for flute, Bb clarinet, piano, violin and cello

a commission from the renowned Reykjavík quintet the Elektra Ensemble. Premiered in Harpa, Reykjavík 29 October 2017, and released on their eponymous album in May 2019 (available on Spotify). The composition was sponsored by The Artists’ Salaries, Iceland (Listamannalaun).


DRÁPA

for reciter (spoken voice), flute, marimba, electronics and cello.

Premiered by ALDAorchestra and poet Gerður Kristný 9 September 2019 at Wilton’s Music Hall London. Commissioned and curated by Poet in the City. The musical work DRÁPA is based on text from epic poetry by the same name by Gerður Kristný, inspired by the horrific and traumatic stories of victims and their violent perpetrators. The work seeks to commemorate all women who have suffered abuse at the hands of those closest to them.

Duration 30 minutes.


Vefur /Loom

for flute, Bb clarinet/Bass clarinet, percussion, prepared electric guitar, violin and cello.

a revised version of the 2012 quintet Penelopeia, for Reyjavík Chamber Orchestra (Kammersveit Reykjavíkur). Premiere 2 February 2019 as part of the Dark Music Days festival “Grand Finale” concert in Harpa, Reykjavík. More here in news


Concerto no.1

for trumpet soloist and concert band.

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Commissioned by Kópavogur Youth Concert Band in Iceland, for their 50th anniversary concert on 5 March 2017 in Eldborg, Harpa, Reykjavík . The composition was sponsored by Tónskáldasjóður RÚV (the Icelandic national broadcaster's composer's fund). Soloist was Jóhann Nardeau, conductor was Össur Geirsson.


4.1 Earths

for chamber orchestra.

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Commissioned by ALDAorchestra for their debut concert Icelandic Winter, 6 December 2016, Brighton. Sponsored by Arts Council England, and Rannís research fund Iceland.


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