CHORAL / SITE SPECIFIC WORKS

The Shouting Fence (South Bank Centre, 1998), with Richard Chew, directed by Lucy Bailey, outdoor music theatre piece, for soloists, choirs and percussion

Corona (As Dark As Light Festival, Cornwall, 1999), with Richard Chew,

for soloists, choir and brass band

High Hopes (The Shout, 2000), for choir

Because I Sing (Artangel, 2001), for sixteen choirs, directed by Alain Platel

Sea Tongue, site-specific event, with Richard Chew, for soloists, chorus and 4 pianos, directed by Rufus Norris for Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, 2001 and by Felix Barratt for De La Warr Pavilion, 2006

Thin Air (Dartington Summer Festival, 2005), site-specific event,

for alphorns, brass band and chorus

Saltwater Lament (The Shout, 2005), for choir

Shift (Crouch End Festival Chorus, 2005), for soloists, chorus and percussion

The Singing River (Theater der Welt Festival, Stuttgart, 2005),

site-specific event for sixteen choirs and twelve boats, directed by Tom Ryser

Fallen Fruit (Canterbury Festival, 2005), with Jeremy Avis, site-specific event for soloists and chorus

Blackbird (The Singing Estate, 2006), for chorus and orchestra

Open (BBC Proms 2006), for soloists and chorus

We Turned On The Light (BBC Proms, 2006), lyrics by Caryl Churchill, for soloists, choirs and orchestra

The Death of Buddy Holly (Crouch End Festival Chorus, 2009), a cappella choral piece

Open Port (Stavanger2008), with Jeremy Avis, site-specific event for soloists, choirs and brass band

Ice (Hertfordshire Chorus, 2008), for chorus and percussion

Raketensymphonie (Linz City of Culture, 2009), with Mike Henry,

for soloists, chorus and fireworks, directed by Tom Ryser

Two Pianos On Two Floors (Kettle’s Yard, 2009), installation, with the artist David Ward

Dead Head (Brighton Early Music Festival, 2010), oratorio,

for choir, children’s choir and brass band, lyrics by John Agard

The Spell (I Fagiolini, 2010), a cappella consort piece, with lyrics

by Timothy Knapman

Cantata Profana (Forma, 2010), with the artist Matt Stokes,

for the lead singers of six extreme metal bands

The Red Volcano (Turner Contemporary, Margate, 2011), for choir and wind band

Transmission (homeliveart, Thames Festival, 2011), site-specific piece for two percussionists playing the H.M.S. Belfast

Candle a cappella choral piece, lyrics Sa’di Yusuf

Traditional Values (Making Music, 2012), songs, lyrics by John Agard,

for chorus and orchestra

Contributions to Singing The City (2012), Ideas of Flight (2013), Souvenir (2014), The Observatory (2015), site-specific choral pieces for the Voice Project at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival

Still (Stavanger Vocal Ensemble, 2012) for choir

How to Cook a Jellyfish (Concentus, 2012) for choir and percussion

Hval (Vokal Nord, Trømso, 2012), a cappella choral piece

Music for the Commonwealth Chorus at the Jubilee Pageant (2012), in collaboration with Mary King

XX Scharnhorst (homeliveart, Thames Festival, 2012), site-specific piece for choirs and percussionists on H.M.S.Belfast, directed by Emma Bernard

Hand Over Hand (Hilliard Ensemble, 2013), a cappella choral piece, for the Hilliard Ensemble and three other vocal consorts

Foghorn Requiem (National Trust, 2013), site specific piece, for ships’ horns, brass bands and the foghorn of Souter Lighthouse, South Shields, in collaboration with the artists Joshua Portway and Lise Autogena

Stroke Odysseys Derry (Rosetta Life and Derry Capital of Culture, 2013),

song cycle, for soloists, chorus and small band

Stemmer (Bergen National Opera and Bergen International Festival, 2014), oratorio, for soloists, chorus, small band and orchestra

The Durham Hymns (NRBBT, 2016), oratorio, with Jessica Curry, lyrics by Carol Ann Duffy, for soloists, chorus, brass band

Silence (Lewes Festival of Song, 2018)

The Arms of Sleep (The Voice Project, Norfolk and Norwich Festival and Brighton Festival, 2017-2018), immersive choral piece, in collaboration with Jonathan Baker and Helen Chadwick

Armistice Songs (Deutsche Chor London, 2018)

...And Is This A Dream? (The Voice Project, 2019), immersive choral piece, in collaboration with Jonathan Baker and Helen Chadwick