April (date TBC): World Premiere of Then to the Elements, a new 15-minute opera for youth chorus and mezzo-soprano. Commissioned by Scottish Opera as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of their youth opera group, Connect Company.


11th November, 3pm: Glyndebourne Main Stage; World Premiere of Belongings, performed by Glyndebourne Youth Opera. Tickets now on sale here.

3rd & 6th August, 3pm: Organ Room at Glyndebourne; World Premiere of Light Echoes, a new work for unaccompanied 10-part chorus (double SATTB).

1st June, 4:30pm: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, London; World Premiere of Inversnaid, for solo piano. Performed by Rachel Murphy.

31st May, 7:30pm: Fishmonger’s Hall, London; Land Unknown, for baritone & string quartet, performed by Julien van Mellaerts & the Thames String Quartet.

26th April, 1:30pm: Wigmore Hall, London; Extract from Land Unknown (In the Highlands, for unaccompanied voice), sung by Julien van Mellaerts as part of his Kathleen Ferrier Semi-Final recital.

20th February – 3rd March, 7pm: Bussey Building, Peckham; World Premiere of Snow, a new opera in three acts. Act 1: ‘The Three Ravens’ performed by Alice Privett (soprano), Alison Langer (soprano), Polly Leech (mezzo-soprano), Cliff Zammit Stevens (tenor) and Rick Zwart (baritone).


11th, 13th and 16th August: Glyndebourne Gardens; World Premiere of A Garden Dream‘ by GYO1, with soloists Julia Hamon (soprano), Tom Verney (countertenor) and Jake Muffett (baritone), accompanied by Aileen Henry (harp), Toby Carr (guitar) and Wezi Elliot (lute).

24th June: 6:30pm, National Portrait Gallery; World Premier performance of ‘Mussorgsky’, for baritone and piano, commissioned by the Helios Collective for a performance in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery’s ‘Russia and the Arts’ exhibition.


10th, 11th and 17th October: 3pm, Organ Room, Glyndebourne; Concert performance of ‘Damsel/Wife/Witch’ song cycle, by Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo soprano) and Matt Fletcher (piano).

15th – 18th September: 6:30pm, The Asylum Chapel, Peckham, London; And So Forth presents, ‘Damsel/Wife/Witch’, a new play with original songs. Featuring RCM alumni Claire Harris (piano) and Katie Coventry (mezzo soprano).

4th June: 8pm, St. James’s, Sussex Gardens; Launch of ‘And So Forth’, featuring concert performance of ‘Now’ by original cast.

14th May: 7:30pm, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall (RCM, London); World Premiere performance of ‘Colours Run’ by RCM New Perspectives Ensemble, conducted by Timothy Lines.

30th April: 8pm, New Zealand High Commission; World Premiere performance of ‘Land Unknown’, for baritone and string quartet.


18th November: World Premiere performance of ‘One’, for orchestra. Performed at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall by the East Renfrewshire Schools Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gerry Doherty.

16th and 17th May: World Premiere performances of ‘Now’, a short opera composed for ‘Hogarth’s Stages’, a celebration of the work of William Hogarth (1697 – 1764). Written in collaboration with Laura Attridge.

29th April: World Premiere performance of ‘Clutch’ for violin, clarinet and marimba (6:30pm, Durrington Room, Royal College of Music, London). Performed by Emily Wu, Rachael Chesney and Larisa Sceadei.

2nd March: World Premiere performance of ‘kalos eidos’ for two harpsichords (12:45pm, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London). Performed by Kheng Hoe Low and Jane Lau.

20th March: World Premiere performance of ‘Suspirium’ for sextet (7:30pm, Recital Hall, Royal College of Music, London). Performed by the RCM Masters Ensemble, conducted by James Murray.