Small Ensemble

Elusive Tangibility III: Clandestine Haze (2011) 8’

AFl(+BFl) BCl(+CbCl), Tbn, 1Perc, Vla, Vc

World Première: 24th May 2011, Cuvilliès Theatre, Munich; Ensemble Recherche

UK Première: 5th November 2011, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London; London Sinfonietta, Martyn Brabbins (Cond.)

Commissioned by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung


Schattenwanderer (2011) 7’

Part 5 of The Navidson Record

Cl Solo, Fl, Hn, Tbn, Hp, Vln, Vc, Cb

Première: 9th June 2011, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London; Mark van de Wiel (Cl.), Members of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Clark Rundell (Cond.)

Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society for the Philharmonia Orchestra’s 2011 Music of Today Series


Escher’s Pharmacy (2011) 12’30”

Part 3 of The Navidson Record

AFl, BOb, Cl, Pno, Vln, Vla, Vc

World Première: 20th November 2011, St Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield; Ensemble Recherche

German Première: 16th November 2012, Morat Institut, Freiburg; Ensemble Recherche

Commissioned by Ensemble Recherche for the 2011 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival


Filonov’s Microscope (2013) 20’

Fl(+AFl, BFl), Ob(+Bob), Cl(+BCl, CbCl), 1Perc, Pno, Vln, Vla, Vc

Première: 11th May 2014, Saalbau Witten, Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik; Ensemble Recherche

Commissioned by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung and WDR for Ensemble Recherche


Pegasus (2014) c.10’ (currently withdrawn pending revision)

BCl, Perc, Kbd, Live-Elec, e-Zither, Vc

Première: 14th August 2014, CentralStation, Darmstadt Ferienkurse; Decoder Ensemble

Commissioned by the Harry and Alice Eiler Foundation for Decoder Ensemble

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Background artwork:  "Untitled, 2019", UV lacquer, oil on paper. Copyright © Johannes Tassilo Walter 2019. Reproduced with kind permission.