| Ensemble (6 players+)
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| Stage Works
pno. vln. vc.
Piano trio in three movements (i. Glints in the Water ii. Ripples iii. Eroding Lines), written for Benjamin Baker, Matthias Balzat and Daniel Lebhardt. Featuring on Matthew's forthcoming album with Delphian Records
cl. 2vln. vla. vc.
Clarinet Quintet in three movements inspired by poems on the theme of night (i. The Land of Nod ii. The Dimmest Stars iii. Nothing to be Afraid of), written for the Goldfield Ensemble
, premiered at Stapleford Granary
on 11 December 2021.
Ongoing cycle of studies for solo Basset Clarinet in A (i.The Swift ii. The Kestrel iii. The Red-Crowned Crane). Movements may be performed together, individually or as a selection.
Movements 1 and 2 were commissioned by the London Sinfonietta and premiered by Mark van de Wiel, live online from King's Place, on 24 March 2021. Movement 3 was composed as part of BBC Radio 3 Embedded Residency, recorded by Mark Simpson and broadcast on Radio 3 Breakfast on 24 October 2016.
cello solo, with alternate tuning
Work for solo scordatura cello. Commissioned by Guy Johnston. Movement ii. Sicilienne was originally composed for BBC Radio 3 as part of Matthew's Embedded Composer in 3 Residency and first broadcast on 21 November 2016.
Suite for Cello
Commissioned by Guy Johnston for Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival, and premiered in Hatfield House Armoury on 2 October 2021.
Five short miniatures inspired by Scottish landscapes. Premiered by Benjamin Baker and Daniel Lebhardt at East Neuk Festival, 3 July 2021, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 29 July 2021.
Recorded by the Van Kuijk Quartet
. Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 as part of Matthew's Embedded Composer in 3 Residency. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Breakfast on 7 November 2016.
4 baroque vln.
Commissioned by the Orchestra of the Age Enlightenment
. Premiered in the Night Shift
, at the Old Queen's Head on 26 October 2016. Recorded by the OAE for BBC Radio 3 as part of Matthew's Embedded Composer in 3 Residency. First broadcast on 31 October 2016.
Recorded by Richard Uttley
. Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 as part of Matthew's Embedded Composer in 3 Residency. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Breakfast on 17 October 2016.
Commissioned by Richard Uttley
with the support of the Britten-Pears, Ralph Vaughan-Williams and Arthur Bliss Trusts. Premiere 7 May 2015, St John's Smith Square.
fl. cl. vla. vc.
Commissioned by the London Sinfonietta as part of Writing the Future
. World premiere on December 8, 13:15 in the Purcell Room.
Written at the Tanglewood Music Center as part of the 'Piece-a-Day' project. Premiered in Seiji Ozawa Hall by Alex Shiozaki and Derek Mosloff.
Public premiere given by Bretton Brown, February 8th 2013.
Ensemble (6 players+)
ob. a. sax. 2perc. pno. dbl bass.
fl(=a.fl). ob.(=c.a.). cl(=b.cl). bn. hn. tpt. tbn. 2perc. pno.
Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society. Premiere given by the players of the Philharmonia Orchestra in the Royal Festival Hall on 31 May 2014, conducted by Clark Rundell.
ob. (=c.a.) s. sax. (=a. sax.) 2perc. pno. dbl bass. live electronics
Commissioned by the Workers Union
with the support of the PRS for Music Foundation. World premiere given on 28 October 2013 in the Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton, followed by the London premiere at LSO St. Luke's on 9th November 2013.
fl=(picc & a.fl.). cl=(b.cl). ob. bn. hn. tpt. tbn. perc: marimba, glock, guiro, triangle, bass drum. hp. 2vln. vla. vc. db.
Composed initially on the Britten Pears composition course, and later expanded for the full premiere in the Aldeburgh Festival in June 2012.
ob(=c.a.). t. sax. (=a. sax.) 2perc. pno. dbl bass.
Commissioned by the Workers Union
, premiered at the Leeds Festival, March 4, 2011.
fl. cl(=b.cl). hn. vib. hp. vln. vla. vc.
Composed as part of the BBC Total Immersion Henze Programme;
first performance given in the Barbican Centre foyer, with players from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Guildhall School, conducted by Richard Baker.
22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199 Timp.4Perc.Pno(=Cel).Hp 188.8.131.52.8
New work commissioned by Roche Young Commissions for Lucerne Festival 2017. Premiere date: 2 September 2017, at KKL Luzern with Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra conducted by Jeffrey Means.
184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 2Perc Timp Hp Pno=Cel Strings:18.104.22.168.6
Soloist and Orchestra
Solo Violin, Orchestration: 22.214.171.124/126.96.36.199./Timp./Hp./Str.
Commissioned for Benjamin Baker. Premiered at St John's Smith Square with Jonathan Bloxham and the Northern Chords Festival Orchestra, 9 May 2017.
Ob(=CA, Toy Pno 1 + Perc). Cl in Bb (=Cl. in Eb, B.Cl in Bb, Perc). Hn in F (=Toy Pno 2, Perc). Vla. Vc. Soprano-Narrator.
Poetry by Simon Armitage. Commissioned by Goldfield Productions, supported by Arts Council England, PRS Foundation, Foyle Foundation, Radcliffe Trust, RVW Trust, Double O Foundation, Leche Trust, Colwinston Trust, John S Cohen Foundation. Premiere date: 7 July 2018, at Cheltenham Music Festival
Recorded by the BBC Singers
. Text and melodic material based on Hildegard of Bingen's Ave Maria, O Auctrix Vite
. Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 as part of Matthew's Embedded Composer in 3 Residency
. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Breakfast on 14 November 2016.
Settings of Kafka for Bass-Baritone and Viola. Recorded by Ashley Riches
and Sarah-Jane Bradley
. Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 as part of Matthew's Embedded Composer in 3 Residency. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Breakfast on 10 October 2016.
Triple choir: SSA SAT TBB
a.sax (=s.sax) S.S.A.T.Bar.B.