Staging Schiele (Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company), choreographed by Shobana Jeyasingh, designed by Ben Cullen Williams, has been on a tour which ended at the South Bank Centre, London, November 4th and 5th. Watch a video, made by Terry Braun, of the complete piece here. Listen to the Surface Tension podcast with introduced by Sanjoy Roy here.
I have contributed some songs to And is This A Dream?, a choral event by the Voice Project. It was performed in Brighton earlier this month, and it's at St. Mary's Works, Norwich, November 30th, 5.30pm, 7.15pm, 9pm.
Stroke Odysseys: A manifestation with choreographer Ben Duke and video artist Magali Charrier, toured in autumn 2018. A new manifestation, This Here, based on the writings of Samuel Beckett, was premiered at the Beckett Festival, University of Reading, November 6th, and will be performed in Telford on December 3rd. Hospital Passion Play will return in 2021.
Order (Mansions of the Future), a music theatre piece featuring Melanie Pappenheim and her daughter Esme Herbert, Guildhall, Lincoln, January 31st, February 1st 2020.
I've started work on an opera based on Shirley Jackson's wonderful, scary, hilarious novel We Have Always Lived In The Castle, libretto by Timothy Knapman, directed by Orpha Phelan. Find out more, and listen to Aruhan Galieva sing, at
Ringing The Changes (artconnexion), in collaboration with the artist David Ward, Charminster, Dorset, 2020
Bloom Britannia (Barefoot Opera), opera, libretto by Stephen Plaice, directed by Polly Graham, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, autumn 2020
Consultant on Jem Finer's Longplayer (choral version)
Six Women (a cappella arrangements of pop music)