During 2014 - 15, I will have the opportunity to spend three weeks in Aldeburgh, as a participant on the Jerwood Opera Writing Programme. The programme is for composers, writers and directors who are interested in the creation of new opera. Creative partnerships are formed during the course, and the programme culminates with staged performances of new opera scenes, at the Britten Studio, Snape Matlings.
London Philharmonic Ochestra 'Debut Sounds' Concert
Monday 9th of June, 2014, 7.30pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall (Southbank Centre, London): My new work for the London Philharmonic Orchestra, 'Argatnél' (written during my membership of the LPO'S Leverhulme Young Composer's Programme), will be performed in a concert with Julian Anderson's 'Book of Hours', George Lewis's 'The Will to Adorn', Eugene Birman's 'Manifesto', Aleksandr Brusentsev's 'Our Own Light' and Arne Gieshoff's 'Umschreibung'. http://www.lpo.org.uk/whats-on-and-tickets/search-events/365-debut-sounds.html
Composer in Residence, IConArts Academy, Sibiu, Romania
May 2014 - Selected to be composer in residence at the ICoArts Academy, Romania, from the 23rd to 31st of July 2014. The IConArts Academy runs in conjunction with the IConArts Festival, a great showcase of concerts and exhibitions in and around Sibiu, in the heart of Transylvania. Prior to arriving in Romania I will complete a new work for the IConArts Ensemble, to be rehearsed and performed during the festival. http://www.iconarts.ro/en/composer-in-residence/registration/
Temp'óra International Meeting, Cenon, France
Spring 2014 - Selected to participate in the Temp'óra International Meeting in Cenon, France. Temp'óra is a network of composers and performers, meeting once a about once a year to develop new works and performances. While in France, I will rehearse new work(s) which will be performed in a concert at the end of the meeting.
Composit Composition Program, Rieti, Italy
Spring 2014 - Selected to attend the Composit Composition Program, Rieti, Italy, 1st - 13th of July. The course takes place during the Composit international festival for composers and conductors, and will include seminars, masterclasses and tutorials with Philippe Leroux and Joshua Fineberg, who are among the leading composers of the contemporary spectral movement. The course ends with the performance of a new work which will be written specially for the Composit Ensemble.