Splinter is built from several short sections which continually change the rules organising the ensemble’s interaction. Recurring patterns are splintered and scattered in various configurations, driven by frenetic hockets, relays and interdependent cueing within the ensemble. These strategies ask the performers to listen, communicate and respond to each other in different ways. This piece was commissioned by MATA Festival 2016, NYC, and was written for Oslo's Ensemble neoN + Ryan Muncy on baritone sax. and Pat Swoboda on electric bass.
Performed by Ensemble neoN, Dixon Place, NYC, April 17th 2016.
This piece was commissioned by LSO Soundhub and was premiered by LSO players, conducted by Daniel Cohen, on 17th April 2015.
This composition for 9 performers uses strategies which shift and re-orientate the group dynamic through different means of rhythmic coordination, without a conductor. Fractured Moulds, Scattered Signals was premiered on 28 June 2014 at LSO St Luke's, London. Read More.
This collection of graphic cyclical scores focus on players’ negotiations of rhythmic relationships during improvisation, or in graphically-framed compositions.
Chartless Rudderless Night is a collaborative audio-moving image installation by Clarie Pençak, based on the Orkney lighthouses.
Composed for Cobalt Duo (Kate Halsall and Rumiko Miyachi) who premiered the piece on 6 December 2014 at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Hide and Seek features on Miniaturised Concertos | Maché, Maché 4
Commissioned by the European Composers Professional Development Programme, Zeta Potential was composed for Amsterdam’s Nieuw Ensemble.
Performed by Notos Quartet, 1 July 2014, Hall 2, The Sage Gateshead, Gateshead.
Performed by Helen Papaioannou and Hannabiell Sanders, Newcastle University, 2011
Performed by Busch Ensemble, 17 June, 2011 at St. Mary’s Church, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Performed by Northern Sinfonia, 10 February 2010, The Sage Gateshead, Gateshead.