News and current projects
As part of the 7th edition of ÎLE DE CRÉATIONS composition competition, a masterclass with resident composer Dai Fujikura took place in France. All three pieces are going to be premiered in the finals in february.
Selected for the BCMG NEXT program: A course dedicated to the performance of contemporary music with collaborations with key figures of the british new music scene: Rebecca Saunders, Irvine Arditti, Brian Ferneyhough.
Got into the finals of the 7th edition of ÎLE DE CRÉATIONS, a composition competition conducted by the Orchestre national d’Île-de-France. Finals include the premiere of a new orchestral work on the 21st February in Paris. More info: http://www.orchestre-ile.com/site.php?type=P&id=814
Selected for the 2018 Lucerne Academy Composer seminar, lead by Wolfang Rihm and Peter Etovos! Summer 2018 also sees the collaboration with the neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgard.
Won the audition for the "Featured Young Performer" of the London Ear Festival. Together with harpist Anna Astensano and marimbist Hyungi Lee he will be performing at the opening reception on 21st of March, as part of the Uroboros Ensemble the following day and in a Borough New Music lunchtime recital.
For 2018, two solo piano pieces were commissoned (one of which will be premiered in March 2019 at the Borough New Music Festival) as well as a piece for Wind quintet and string orchestra which will be premiered together with the arrangement of the Debussy Cello Sonata. Also in 2018, a new piece for Wind quintet and Tenor Saxophone will receive its premiere at the RCM London.
In addition to the Debussy, an arrangement of the 3rd Piano Sonata by Erich Wolfgang Korngold for Saxophone Quartet is currently "under construction".
A new program with works by Sciarrino, Alexander Khubeev and Jonathan Cole is in preparation.