James Clarke


Worklist


Three Pieces for Piano
solo piano (6 mins.) 1972



Piano Pieces 1973-74
solo piano (30 mins.) 1973-4



Various compositions for ensembles and for magnetic tape



Event
play for 3 actors 1973

First performance: Guy Standeven, Michael Harbour, Patrick Murray, dir. John Barlow,
Royal Court Theatre ‘Theatre Upstairs’, London, 02.-13.04.1974

A winner of the Royal Court Theatre / Observer Magazine Young Writers Competition 1974



Silence
ensemble (5 mins.) 1973



Composition for Orchestra I
orchestra (9 mins.) 1974
3,3,3,2; 3,3,3,1; hp., cel., hpd., el. guit., 4 perc.; 12,12,8,8,6



North
orchestra (30 mins.) 1977
3,3,3,3; 4,4,3,1; hp., pno., 4 perc.; 14,12,10,9,6



Various compositions for the ensemble Suoraan and for other ensembles, chamber orchestra, solo musicians, voices



In another room
alto fl., cl/bass cl. pno. (6 mins.) 1980
commissioned by Östergötlands Bildningsförbund

First performance: Het Trio, Amsterdam, 08.09.1983

Further performances by Het Trio in Paris, Antwerp, Salzburg, Graz, Seoul, Osaka, Tokyo; by Suoraan in London; by Capricorn in London; by the Varius Ensemble in Hamburg, Kiel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Lüneburg; by Der Blaue Reiter in Delmenhorst
Various broadcasts

This work was selected for the International Gaudeamus Music Week 1983



Red Skies
solo piano (6 mins.) 1981

First performance: Michael Finnissy, London, 04.10.1981

Further performances by Robert Keeley in London; Ian Pace in Brussels, London, Heilbronn; Rena Rzaeva in Baku
08.12.2007 London : Nicolas Hodges

CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, Deutschlandfunk COV60809



Kväll
flute/alto flute, harp, vibraphone, violin, viola, cello (7 mins.) 1983
Clements Memorial Prize

First performance: Delta Ensemble, cond. Jurien Sligter, Amsterdam, 03.09.1984

Further performance by Capricorn, cond. Lionel Friend, in London
16.01.1986 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3

This work was selected for the International Gaudeamus Music Week 1984



Försvinna
bass clarinet (/contrabass clarinet ad lib.) and string orchestra (4,4,2,3,1) (12 mins.) 1984
Performing Right Society Award

First performance: Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, soloist Harry Sparnaay, cond. Ernest Bour, Hilversum, 13.10.1985

Broadcasts in the Netherlands, France, Australia and Great Britain

This work was selected for the International Gaudeamus Music Week 1985



Downstream
2 vlns., vla., vcl., cb. (10 mins.) 1984

First performance: 30.05.1986 Bath Bath Festival : Music Projects London, cond. Richard Bernas

Further performance:
12.09.1987 Amsterdam : Mondriaan Quartet with Peter Luit, cond. Ernst van Tiel

This work was selected for the International Gaudeamus Music Week 1987



Broken
4 clarinets (Eb, 2 Bb, bass) (6 mins.) 1988
commissioned by the Royal Over-Seas League (as part of the Performing Right Society Award which was awarded for Försvinna for bass clarinet and string orchestra (1984))

First performance: 18.09.1989 London Royal Over-Seas League : No Strings Attached

Further performances:
18.09.1989 London Royal Over-Seas League : No Strings Attached
30.06.1991 London : No Strings Attached
05.03.1995 London St.Giles, Cripplegate : No Strings Attached

CD recording by the Namaste Quartet (Italy), MPSCD005



Trio
flute/bass flute, bass clarinet, piano (4 mins.) 1988
commissioned by Het Trio

First performance: 15.03.1989 Sinzig, Rhein, Zehnthof : Het Trio

Further performances:
16.03.1989 Rotterdam De Unie : Het Trio
01.10.1989 Rome Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio : Het Trio
02.10.1989 Torino Festival Antidogma : Auditorium RAI : Het Trio
05.07.1990 Middelburg Festival Nieuwe Muziek : Het Trio
08.10.1996 Essen : Musikfabrik NRW
25.04.1997 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House
28.03.2005 London St Giles Cripplegate : Libra

CD recording by Het Trio, Impetus CA 911



Independence
solo cello (5, 7 or 12 mins.) 1988
Part 1 (7 mins.) and Part 2 (5 mins.) may be played together or alone
Part 2 is for cello with two bows or for two cellos or for cello and tape
commissioned by Frances-Marie Uitti with funds from the Greater London Arts Association

First performance: 13.11.1988 London ICA : Frances-Marie Uitti

Further performances:
15.11.1989 Berlin Insel Musik : SFB, Haus des Rundfunks : Frances-Marie Uitti
1989-90 Broadcasts by SFB Radio, Bavarian Radio : Frances-Marie Uitti
30.05.1990 Tokyo : Frances-Marie Uitti
04.07.1990 Middelburg Festival Nieuwe Muziek : Frances-Marie Uitti
26.07.1990 Darmstadt Orangerie : Frances-Marie Uitti
10.11.1990 Rome Festival Nuove Forme Sonore : Frances-Marie Uitti
24.06.1991 Macerata VII Rasegna di Nuova Musica : Frances-Marie Uitti
August 1991 Dartington Summer School : Frances-Marie Uitti
20.11.1994 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival : Frances-Marie Uitti
08.10.1996 Essen : Gregory Johns
28.07.1997 Jesi : Catherine M. Tunnell
04.03.1998 Illinois : Frank Cox
23.03.1998 London King's College : Anton Lukoszevieze
29.04.1998 London : Anton Lukoszevieze
01.10.1998 Essen : Anton Lukoszevieze
04.10.1998 Ancona : Anton Lukoszevieze
14.10.1998 London : Anton Lukoszevieze
24.10.1998 New York : Anton Lukoszevieze
28.10.1998 Darmouth, USA : Anton Lukoszevieze
11.03.1999 Reading University : Anton Lukoszevieze
16.05.1999 Duisburg Earmarks Festival : Anton Lukoszevieze
23.07.1999 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Anton Lukoszevieze
19.09.1999 Düsseldorf Altstadt Herbst Festival : Anton Lukoszevieze
18.12.1999 London : Anton Lukoszevieze
24.05.2001 Chicago : Anton Lukoszevieze
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Les Eclats du Son (part 2 - for two cellos)
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Les Eclats du Son
13.05.2007 Cambridge : Anton Lukoszevieze
27.03.2014 London : Tom Bayman
14.06.2015 Firenze : Anton Lukoszevieze

CD recording by Gabriel Prynn, NMC D107



The destroyed
contrabass flute, basset horn (or bass clarinet) (7 mins.) 1989
commissioned by the Varius Duo

First performance: 29.03.1990 Lüneburg Glockenhaus : Varius Duo

Further performances:
12.11.1990 Lüneburg Glockenhaus : Varius Duo
08.10.1996 Essen : Musikfabrik NRW



Verstörung
bass clarinet, cello, piano. (11 mins.) 1990
Arts Council of Great Britain commission

First performance: 23.03.1991 Brussels Ars Musica, Flagey Studio : Harry Sparnaay, Frances-Marie Uitti, Polo de Haas

Further performances:
28.07.1990 Darmstadt Georg-Büchner-Schule, Studio Concert : C.Honour, A.Brett, K.Ryder
23.03.1991 Broadcast by Belgian Radio : Sparnaay, Uitti, de Haas
16.09.1991 Zürich ISCM World Music Days : Basel Solisten
19.09.1991 Basel Musik-Akademie : Basel Solisten
1991-2 Broadcasts by a.o. DRS (Switzerland), Norwegian Radio, Romanian Television, BBC Radio 3 : Basel Solisten
25.05.1992 Bath Bath Festival : Capricorn
25.04.1996 London : Apartment House
06.05.1996 Belfast : Apartment House
17.05.1996 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House
08.10.1996 Essen : Musikfabrik NRW
07.02.1997 Reading University : Apartment House
21.09.1997 Cuxhaven : Apartment House
20.02.1998 Tokyo : Japan ISCM Ensemble
29.04.1998 London : Apartment House
27.02.2000 Copenhagen Musica Nova Radio Concert : Apartment House
27.02.2000 Broadcast by Danish Radio : Apartment House
28.02.2000 Aarhus : Apartment House
09.10.2001 Gothenburg Art Sound Festival : Apartment House
09.10.2001 Broadcast by Swedish Radio : Apartment House
03.06.2002 Tübingen : Ensemble Phorminx
09.07.2002 Darmstadt Orangerie : Ensemble Phorminx
13.05.2007 Cambridge : Apartment House
10.01.2010 Basel : Ensemble Polysono
16.01.2010 Bern : Ensemble Polysono
23.01.2010 Zürich : Ensemble Polysono
30.01.2010 Luzern : Ensemble Polysono
07.02.2010 Berlin : Ensemble Polysono
14.02.2010 München : Ensemble Polysono
20.02.2010 Wien : Ensemble Polysono
27.02.2010 London (The Warehouse) : Ensemble Polysono
25.04.2013 Toronto: Continuum Ensemble

This work was selected by the International jury for the ISCM World Music Days in Switzerland 1991



Maailma
solo percussion and orchestra (13 mins.) 1990
3,3,3,3; 4,3,3,1; 2 perc.; 12,10,8,6,4

First performance: 29.01.1993 London Maida Vale : BBC.Symphony Orchestra, soloist James Holland, cond. Mathias Bamert

Further performances:
March 1993 and December 2001 Broadcasts by BBC Radio 3 : BBC.Symphony Orchestra, soloist James Holland, cond. Mathias Bamert
24.02.2006 Frankfurt : HR-Sinfonieorchester, soloist Andreas Boettger, cond. Roland Kluttig
07.03.2006 Broadcast HR : HR-Sinfonieorchester, soloist Andreas Boettger, cond. Roland Kluttig

This work was selected by the International jury for the ISCM World Music Days in Manchester 1997 and by the British jury for the ISCM World Music Days in Luxembourg 2000



Entfernung

Version 1: tape (8 mins.) 1991

First performance of tape alone: 25.04.1997 London


Version 2: alto flute and tape (8 mins.) 1991
commissioned by Helmut W. Erdmann

First performance: 21.03.1991 Lüneburg St. Johanniskirche : Helmut W. Erdmann

Further performances in 1991 by Helmut W. Erdmann and by Jos Zwaanenburg (in Eindhoven and Amsterdam)
08.10.1996 Essen : Rudolf Döbler
25.04.1997 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Nancy Ruffer
25.02.2007 Cambridge : Erik Drescher


Version 3: clarinet/bass clarinet and tape (8 mins.) 1991/2003

First performance: 13.05.2007 Cambridge : Andrew Sparling

Further performance:
21.02.2010 Cambridge : Andrew Sparling



La violenza delle idee
eight instruments (11 mins.) 1991
flute (/contrabass flute ad lib.), clarinet/bass clarinet, mandolin, guitar, harp, percussion, viola., double bass
commissioned by the Gaudeamus Foundation

First performance: 02.09.1991 Amsterdam Paradiso : Nieuw Ensemble, cond. David Porcelijn

Further performances:
20.05.1996 Paris Centre Pompidou : Ensemble L'Itinéraire, cond. Mark Foster
14.02.1999 Malmö : Ensemble Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
17.03.1999 Stockholm : Nieuw Ensemble, cond. Ed Spanjaard
25.10.2001 London : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
27.10.2001 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
29.05.2002 Broadcast by DeutschlandRadio Berlin
08.07.2003 Freiburg : Ensemble SurPlus, cond. J.Avery
08.10.2005 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
05.07.2007 Viitasaari : Insomnio Ensemble, cond. Ulrich Pöhl
15.05.2008 Utrecht : Insomnio Ensemble, cond. James Wood

CD recording by Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery, CAL 13018 4032824000337



Oboe Quintet
oboe/cor anglais, string quartet (8 mins.) 1992
Kranichsteiner Musikpreis

First performance: 20.07.1992 Darmstadt Orangerie : Arditti Quartet, Christopher Redgate

Further performances:
20.07.1992 Broadcast by Deutschlandfunk
28.09.1995 Heilbronn : SurPlus, cond. James Avery
04.05.1996 Belfast : Arditti Quartet, Christopher Redgate
10.09.1996 Copenhagen ISCM World Music Days : Bernardel Quartet, Eydís Franzdóttir
1996 Broadcasts by Danish Radio and other broadcasters
25.10.2001 London : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
27.10.2001 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
07.11.2001 Moscow Conservatiore, Small Hall : Arditti Quartet, Catherine Milliken
09.11.2001 Ekaterinburg Philharmonic Hall : Arditti Quartet, Catherine Milliken
29.05.2002 Broadcast by DeutschlandRadio Berlin : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
27.04.2003 Cambridge : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
13.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Arditti Quartet, Piet Van Bockstal
13.05.2005 Oxford Jacqueline du Pré Music Building : The Redgate Oboe Quintet
14.05.2005 London : The Redgate Oboe Quintet
08.10.2005 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
09.04.2006 Gothenburg : Gageego Ensemble
19.02.2010 Cambridge : Kreutzer String Quartet, Christopher Redate
13.12.2012 Köln : Klangforum Wien Live Broadcast WDR3

CD recording by Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery, CAL 13018 4032824000337
CD recording by the Kreutzer String Quartet, Christopher Redate, Metier msv28513

This work was selected by International jury for the ISCM World Music Days in Copenhagen 1996



Pascal, pensée 206
orchestra (7 mins.) 1993
3,2,2,2; 4,3,3,1; timp., 4 perc.; 14,12,10,8,6
Arts Council of Great Britain commission

First performance: 03.02.1994 Tallinn : Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, cond. Gregory Rose

Further performances:
03.02.1994 Broadcast by Estonian Radio : Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, cond. Gregory Rose
08.05.1996 Belfast : Ulster Orchestra, cond. Charles Hazlewood
31.08.1998 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Ulster Orchestra, cond. Charles Hazlewood
07.06.2000 Chişinău : Moldovan State Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Valentin Doni
01.03.2004 Recording : BBC : BBC Symphony Orchestra, cond. David Porcelijn



Delmenhorst
flute, oboe, clarinet, percussion, violin, viola, cello (7 mins.) 1994
commissioned by the Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin

First performance: 11.11.1994 Delmenhorst : Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, cond. Roland Kluttig

Further performances:
11.11.1994 Broadcast by Radio Bremen : Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, cond. Roland Kluttig
30.10.1995 London St.Giles, Cripplegate : Exposé, cond. Roger Redgate
06.06.2000 Chişinău : Ensemble Ars Poetica, cond. Oleg Palymski
09.06.2000 Chişinău : Ensemble Ars Poetica, cond. Oleg Palymski
27.10.2000 Malmö : Ensemble Ars Nova, cond. Flemming Windekilde
25.10.2001 London : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
27.10.2001 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
23.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
24.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
27.11.2001 Kristianstad : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
29.05.2002 Broadcast by DeutschlandRadio Berlin
08.07.2003 Freiburg : Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery
27.04.2012 Leeds : LSTwo Ensemble, cond Michael Spencer
05.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger
06.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger

CD recording by Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery, CAL 13018 4032824000337



Afterglow
four - six musicians (7 - 9 mins.) 1995
commissioned for the ISCM World Music Days 1995

Version 1
soprano, clarinet/bass clarinet, trombone, percussion (7 mins.) 1995

First performance: 01.07.1995 Oberhausen Gasometer : Accroche Note with Michael Svoboda


Version 2
soprano, clarinet/bass clarinet, trombone, percussion, violin, cello (7 mins.) 1995/98

First performance: 29.04.1998 London : Apartment House

Further performances:
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Les Eclats du Son
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Les Eclats du Son
23.11.2007 St. Petersburg : St. Petersburg Ensemble
19.04.2008 Odessa : Les Eclats du Son
27.04.2012 Leeds : LSTwo Ensemble, cond Michael Spencer


Version 3
soprano, clarinet/bass clarinet, trombone, cello, live electronics (9 mins.) 1995/2003

First performance (staged, entitled Twilight / Dämmerung): 05.10.2003 Dresden : Apartment House
Further performance: 24.05.2008 Eckernförde : Ensemble reflexion K

Further performances (versions 1, 2 and 3):
07.01.2004 Recording : BBC : Apartment House



Delirium
flute/bass flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello (7 mins.) 1996
commissioned by Ensemble Köln

First performance: 29.07.1996 Darmstadt : Ensemble Köln, cond. Robert H.P. Platz

Further performances:
22.11.1997 Wien Wien Modern : Ensemble 20.Jahrhundert, cond. Peter Burwik
25.01.1998 London : Apartment House, cond. Mikel Toms
30.01.1998 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House, cond. Mikel Toms
28.11.1998 Stavanger : Cikada, cond. Christian Eggen
29.11.1998 Bergen : Cikada, cond. Christian Eggen
05.10.1999 Chişinău : Traiect Ensemble, cond. Sorin Lerescu
09.07.2000 Viitasaari : Cikada, cond. Christian Eggen
14.07.2000 Brăila : Traiect Ensemble, cond. Sorin Lerescu
25.10.2001 London : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
27.10.2001 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Apartment House, cond. Richard Baker
23.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
24.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
27.11.2001 Kristianstad : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
29.05.2002 Broadcast by DeutschlandRadio Berlin
08.07.2003 Freiburg : Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery
05.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger
06.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger
31.10.2012 Seoul, South Korea : Ensemble SurPlus

CD recording by Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery, CAL 13018 4032824000337

This work was selected by International jury for the ISCM World Music Days in Romania/Moldova 1999



Étude
solo piano (1¼ mins.) 1996

First performance: 11.07.1996 London BMIC : Ian Pace

Further performances:
20.09.1997 Heilbronn : James Avery
29.03.1998 Brussels : Ian Pace
09.04.1998 Dublin : Ortwin Stürmer
15.04.1998 Broadcast by WDR Köln : Ortwin Stürmer
Performances in Freiburg, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Ljubljana by Ortwin Stürmer
29.04.1998 London : Ian Pace
26.09.1999 Heilbronn Antasten : Ian Pace
11.10.1999 Baku : Rena Rzaeva
09.07.2000 Viitasaari : Antti Kaihola
08.12.2007 London : Nicolas Hodges

CD recording by André Ristic, NMC D107
CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, Deutschlandfunk COV60809



Isolation
solo violin or solo viola (7 mins.) 1997
commissioned by The Queen's University of Belfast with funds from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland

First performance: 04.05.1997 Belfast : Maurizio Barbetti

Further performances:
07.07.1997 Paris : Maurizio Barbetti
08.11.1997 Köln : Maurizio Barbetti
29.04.1998 London : Mieko Kanno
14.10.1998 London : Mieko Kanno
03.11.1998 Tiranë : Irvine Arditti
23.07.1999 Broadcast BBC Radio 3 : Mieko Kanno
13.05.2007 Cambridge : Gordon MacKay
08.05.2009 Brussels : Julie-Anne Derome
17.02.2014 Huddersfield : Ashot Sarkissjan

CD recording by Julie-Anne Derome, NMC D107



Echolalia
fl./bass fl., pno., vln., vcl. (6 mins.) 1997
commissioned by Pärlor vör Svin

First performances: 1997 Several performances in Sweden : Pärlor vör Svin

Further performances:
21.06.2007 London : Uroboros Ensemble, cond. Gwyn Pritchard
03.11.2007 BBC Radio 3 : Uroboros Ensemble, cond. Gwyn Pritchard
23.03.2013 London : Uroboros Ensemble, cond. Gwyn Pritchard



Deformierte Texte 1
female voice, piano, percussion (10 mins.) 1997
commissioned by the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival with funds from the Arts Council of England
text: Pentti Saarikoski

First performance: 25.11.1997 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival : Cikada Trio

Further performances:
21.04.1998 Manchester ISCM World Music Days : Members of Psappha
25.04.1998 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Members of Psappha
29.04.1998 London : Apartment House
06.05.1998 Greifswald : Cikada Trio
09.05.1998 Warsaw : Cikada Trio
07.10.1999 Oslo : Cikada Trio
10.07.2000 Viitasaari : Uusinta
15.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Rolande Van der Paal, Prometheus Ensemble, cond. Etienne Siebens

This work was selected for performance at the ISCM World Music Days in Manchester 1998



Acid
solo percussion (15 mins.) 1998
commissioned by the Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt

First performance: 22.07.1998 Darmstadt : Mircea Ardeleanu

Further performances:
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Max Riefer
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Max Riefer



Island
solo piano (10 mins.) 1999

First performance: 29.03.1999 London : Nicolas Hodges

Further performances:
30.04.1999 Oxford : Nicolas Hodges
31.05.1999 Bristol : Nicolas Hodges
14.06.1999 Köln : Ian Pace
14.06.1999 Broadcast by Deutschlandfunk : Ian Pace
26.09.1999 Heilbronn Antasten : Ian Pace
11.10.1999 Baku : Rena Rzaeva
29.11.1999 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival : Nicolas Hodges
09.07.2000 Viitasaari : Antti Kaihola
23.07.2000 Darmstadt : Nicolas Hodges
16.09.2001 Heilbronn Antasten : Ian Pace
26.04.2003 Prishtina : Ian Pace
08.06.2003 Cambridge : Nicolas Hodges
27.09.2003 Heilbronn : Nicolas Hodges
06.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Noriko Kawai
15.01.2005 Berlin UltraSchall Festival : Noriko Kawai
09.03.2005 Broadcast by Radio Berlin Brandenburg : Noriko Kawai
09.03.2005 Broadcast by DeutschlandRadio : Noriko Kawai
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Sebastian Voltz
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Sebastian Voltz
13.05.2007 Cambridge : Philip Thomas
08.12.2007 London : Nicolas Hodges
09.11.2008 Friedrichshafen : Sebastian Voltz
10.02.2011 Karlsruhe : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
06.10.2011 Cagliari : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
03.10.2012 London : Andrew Zolinsky
05.10.2012 Dublin : Andrew Zolinsky
13.10.2012 Venice Biennale : Andrew Zolinsky
26.05.2014 London : Philip Thomas

CD recording by Rena Rzaeva
CD recording by André Ristic, NMC D107
CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, CAL 13018 4032824000337
2nd CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, Deutschlandfunk COV60809



Disembodied Poetics
soprano/dancer, tape (8 mins.) 1999

First performance: 16.04.1999 Odessa : Ilana Jacobs

Further performance:
14.01.2000 London Purcell Room : Ilana Jacobs



Deformierte Texte 2
female voice, clarinet/bass clarinet, cello, double bass, piano (14 mins.) 2000
commissioned by the French Ministry of Culture
text: James Clarke

First performance: 15.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Rolande Van der Paal, Prometheus Ensemble, cond. Etienne Siebens

Further performance:
07.07.2005 Viitasaari Time of Music : Lisa Fornhammer, Gareth Davies and Ensemble



Jetzt
variable ensemble (15 mins.) 2001

First performance: 22.04.2001 Odessa : Ensemble Senza Sforzando, cond. James Clarke



Concetto spaziale (per Lucio Fontana)

Version 1
clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, piano, percussion, tape (8 mins.) 2001

First performance: 02.06.2001 Baku : Ensemble SoNoR

Further performances:
17.03.2004 London Queen Elizabeth Hall : London Sinfonietta
21.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : London Sinfonietta
15.05.2004 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : London Sinfonietta
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Les Eclats du Son
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Les Eclats du Son


Version 2
oboe, violin, piano, percussion, tape (8 mins.) 2001/2005

First performance: 27.11.2005 St Petersburg : New Music Ensemble



Delos
flute, oboe/cor anglais, clarinet, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass (5 mins.) 2001
commissioned by Musik i Skåne
This work may be performed together with Night as Zwei Stücke

First performance: 23.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas

Further performances:
24.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
27.11.2001 Kristianstad : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
08.07.2003 Freiburg : Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery
15.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Prometheus Ensemble, cond. Etienne Siebens
04.02.2006 Kiel : Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery
05.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger
06.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger

CD recording by Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery, CAL 13018 4032824000337



Night
flute/ bass flute, cor anglais, clarinet, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass (7 mins.) 2001
commissioned by Musik i Skåne
This work may be performed together with Delos as Zwei Stücke

First performance: 23.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas

Further performances:
24.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
27.11.2001 Kristianstad : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
08.07.2003 Freiburg : Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery
15.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Prometheus Ensemble, cond. Etienne Siebens
05.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger
06.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger
16.05.2013 Rostock : Neophon Ensemble, cond. Konstantin Heuer

CD recording by Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery, CAL 13018 4032824000337



Kammersymphonie
flute/ bass flute, oboe/cor anglais, clarinet, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass (26 mins.) 1994-2001
This work is made up of Delirium, Delmenhorst, Delos and Night

First performance: 23.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas

Further performances:
24.11.2001 Stockholm : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
27.11.2001 Kristianstad : Efva Lilja Dance Company and Ars Nova, cond. Harald Eikaas
08.07.2003 Freiburg : Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery
05.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger
06.05.2012 Basel : Ensemble Phoenix, cond. Jürg Henneberger

CD recording by Ensemble SurPlus, cond. James Avery, CAL 13018 4032824000337



Piano Trio
violin, cello, piano (7 mins.) 2001

First performance: 11.01.2004 Munich Gasteig : Mieko Kanno, Graham Waterhouse, Nicolas Hodges

Further performances:
05.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Trio Fibonacci
20.05.2004 Montreal Salle Redpath : Trio Fibonacci
21.05.2004 Toronto Music Gallery : Trio Fibonacci
20.06.2004 Broadcast by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio 2 : Trio Fibonacci
19.01.2005 Berlin UltraSchall Festival : Trio Fibonacci
02.03.2005 Broadcast by DeutschlandRadio : Trio Fibonacci
03.11.2005 London : Trio Fibonacci
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Les Eclats du Sons
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Les Eclats du Son
13.05.2007 Cambridge : Apartment House
19.09.2007 Venice : Trio Fibonacci
22.09.2007 Parma : Trio Fibonacci
03.09.2008 Johannesburg : Trio Fibonacci

CD recording by Trio Fibonacci, NMC D107



String Quartet No.1
2 violins, viola, cello (10 mins.) 2003
commissioned by Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and Ars Musica, Brussels

First performance: 23.11.2003 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival : Arditti Quartet

Further performances:
13.12.2003 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Arditti Quartet
13.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Arditti Quartet
17.03.2004 Rouen Opéra de Rouen Léonard De Vinci : Arditti Quartet
06.11.2004 Badenweiler : Arditti Quartet
10.11.2004 Aarau ISCM World Music Days : Arditti Quartet
14.11.2004 Köln Musik der Zeit : Arditti Quartet
23.11.2004 Broadcast by WDR Köln : Arditti Quartet
29.11.2004 Los Angeles LACMA Leo S. Bing Theater : Arditti Quartet
02.12.2004 Toronto Jane Mallett Theatre : Arditti Quartet
18.03.2005 Tongyeong Isang Yun Festival : Arditti Quartet
21.03.2005 Seoul Hoam Art Hall : Arditti Quartet
26.03.2006 New York Graduate School of Arts and Sciences : Arditti Quartet
21.05.2006 Amsterdam Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Grote Zaal : Arditti Quartet
01.10.2006 Parma Traiettorie Festival : Arditti Quartet
15.10.2006 Hamburg Liebermann Studio for NDR : Arditti Quartet
19.10.2006 Donaueschingen : Arditti Quartet
19.10.2006 Broadcast: Bayerischer Rundfunk
12.11.2006 Vienna Mozartsaal, Konzerthaus : Arditti Quartet
16.11.2006 London Union Chapel : Arditti Quartet
28.03.2007 Mexico City : Arditti Quartet
09.09.2007 Bonn : Arditti Quartet
13.09.2007 São Paulo : Arditti Quartet
15.09.2007 Buenos Aires : Arditti Quartet
02.10.2007 Oslo Ultima Festival : Arditti Quartet
26.11.2008 Tsukuba City, Japan : Arditti Quartet
28.11.2008 Tokyo : Arditti Quartet
30.11.2008 Kitakyushu, Japan : Arditti Quartet
03.12.2008 Nagoya City, Japan : Arditti Quartet
23.02.2009 Melbourne : Arditti Quartet
27.02.2009 Buffalo, USA : Arditti Quartet
09.11.2009 Prague : Arditti Quartet
28.09.2012 Schwaz, Tirol : Arditti Quartet
29.09.2012 Naturns, Südtirol : Arditti Quartet
02.10.2012 Broadcast: Austrian Radio : Arditti Quartet
31.10.2012 London : Arditti Quartet
06.04.2014 Broadcast by WDR Köln : Arditti Quartet
07.10.2014 Zagreb : Arditti Quartet
09.10.2014 Berlin : Arditti Quartet
18.10.2014 Mexico City : Arditti Quartet
04.05.2016 Plato City, Argentina : Arditti Quartet

This work was selected for performance at the ISCM World Music Days in Switzerland 2004



Final Dance
flute, oboe/cor anglais, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, trombone, 2 percussionists, 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos, double bass (10 mins.) 2003
commissioned by Südwestrundfunk

First performance: 19.10.2003 Donaueschingen Donaueschinger Musiktage : Klangforum Wien, cond. Fabrice Bollon

Further performances:
21.10.2003 Vienna Mozartsaal : Klangforum Wien, cond. Fabrice Bollon
25.10.2003 Broadcast by SWR Baden-Baden : Klangforum Wien, cond. Fabrice Bollon
04.03.2004 Brussels Ars Musica : Klangforum Wien, cond. Hans Zender
02.06.2004 Broadcast by Japanese Radio : Klangforum Wien, cond. Fabrice Bollon

CD recording by Klangforum Wien, cond. Fabrice Bollon, Col Legno WWE 2CD 20230



Landschaft mit Glockenturm
solo piano (10 mins.) 2003
commissioned by Cambridge University

First performance: 08.06.2003 Cambridge : Nicolas Hodges

Further performances:
27.09.2003 Heilbronn : Nicolas Hodges
10.02.2005 London : Ian Pace
24.05.2005 Vienna Musikverein, Bosendorfer Salon : Ian Pace
23.07.2005 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Ian Pace
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Sebastian Voltz
07.12.2006 Belfast : Ian Pace
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Sebastian Voltz
13.05.2007 Cambridge : Philip Thomas
08.12.2007 London : Nicolas Hodges
09.11.2008 Friedrichshafen : Sebastian Voltz
12.03.2009 Göttingen : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
14.06.2009 Hamburg : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
20.06.2009 Stuttgart : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
16.11.2009 Gdansk : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
10.02.2011 Karlsruhe : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
06.10.2011 Cagliari : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
15.11.2011 Bergen : Ian Pace
15.02.2013 Karlsruhe : Florian Steininger
26.05.2013 London : Florian Steininger

CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, Deutschlandfunk COV60809



Sonata in two movements
solo piano (20 mins.) 1999-2003
This work is made up of Island and Landschaft mit Glockenturm

First performance: Nicolas Hodges, Cambridge, 08.06.2003

Further performances:
27.09.2003 Heilbronn : Nicolas Hodges
10.11.2006 Saarbrücken : Sebastian Voltz
02.01.2007 Broadcast by Saarländische Radio : Sebastian Voltz
13.05.2007 Cambridge : Philip Thomas
08.12.2007 London : Nicolas Hodges
09.11.2008 Friedrichshafen : Sebastian Voltz
10.02.2011 Karlsruhe : Małgorzata Walentynowicz
06.10.2011 Cagliari : Małgorzata Walentynowicz

CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, Deutschlandfunk COV60809



Twilight / Dämmerung
soprano, clarinet/bass clarinet, trombone, cello, live electronics, lighting (9 mins.) 2003
commissioned by Dresdner Zentrum für zeitgenössische Musik

First performance: 05.10.2003 Dresden : Apartment House

Further performance: 24.05.2008 Eckernförde : Ensemble reflexion K



Landschaft mit Glockenturm II
seventeen instruments (European and Chinese) (8 mins.) 2003
commissioned by Asian Culture Link, Vienna

First performance: 28.03.2004 Berlin Kammermusiksaal Philharmonie : Klangforum Wien and China Found Music Workshop, cond. Jürg Wyttenbach

Further performances:
30.03.2004 Vienna Mozartsaal : Klangforum Wien and China Found Music Workshop, cond. Jürg Wyttenbach
15.04.2004 Broadcast by DeutschlandRadio : Klangforum Wien and China Found Music Workshop, cond. Jürg Wyttenbach
19.11.2004 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival : Klangforum Wien and China Found Music Workshop, cond. Jürg Wyttenbach



Voices
nine actors, solo musicians, orchestra (27 mins.) 2004
commissioned by the BBC
text: Harold Pinter

First broadcast: 10.10.2005 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3 : Harry Burton, Anastasia Hille, Andy de la Tour, Douglas Hodge, Gabrielle Hamilton, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Gawn Grainger, Harold Pinter, Indira Varma; Apartment House, soprano Ellen Aargaard; Prometheus Ensemble, soprano Rolande Van der Paal, conducted by Etienne Siebens; BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martyn Brabbins and David Porcelijn. Producers: Ned Chaillet, Philip Tagney.

Further performances:
01.11.2006 Sheffield
30.12.2006 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3
14.04.2007 Leeds
15.02.2009 Broadcast by BBC Radio 3

Special Mention at the 2006 Prix Italia



Ritornelli
variable ensemble (variable duration) 2005

First performance: 22.04.2005 Odessa : Ensemble Senza Sforzando, cond. James Clarke



Untitled No.1
eighteen instruments
2 fl., ob., 2 cl., bsn.; hn., tpt., tbn.; vibr., hp., pno.; 2 vln., vla., 2 vcl., db.
or small orchestra (19 mins.) 2006
commissioned by Klangforum Wien

First performance: 16.02.2007 Vienna : Klangforum Wien, cond. Johannes Kalitzke

Further performances:
17.02.2007 Vienna : Klangforum Wien, cond. Johannes Kalitzke
13.12.2007 Vienna : Klangforum Wien, cond. Mark Foster
23.09.2014 Rīga (National Library of Latvia) : Latvian Chamber Orchestra, cond. Mārtiņš Ozoliņš



Untitled No.2
piano and large orchestra (28 mins.) 2006 / 2008
4,2,4,4; 4,4,4,1; hp., 2perc.; 14,12,10,8,6
commissioned jointly by the City of Darmstadt and the BBC

First performance: 05.07.2008 Darmstadt : Nicolas Hodges, HR-Sinfonieorchester, cond. Lukas Vis
Live Broadcast by Hessischer Rundfunk

Further performance:
29.04.2011 London (Barbican Hall) : Nicolas Hodges, BBC Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ilan Volkov
Live Broadcast by BBC Radio 3



Untitled No.3
solo piano (10 mins.) 2006

First performance: 25.11.2006 Huddersfield : Nicolas Hodges

Further performance:
08.12.2007 London : Nicolas Hodges
03.10.2012 London : Andrew Zolinsky
05.10.2012 Dublin : Andrew Zolinsky
13.10.2012 Venice Biennale : Andrew Zolinsky
19.04.2015 Karlsruhe : Florian Steininger
12.03.2016 Heidenheim, Germany : Florian Steininger

CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, Deutschlandfunk COV60809



2006-K
twenty-one instruments (3 mins.) 2006
2 fl., ob., 2 cl., bsn.; hn., tpt., tbn., tba.; 2 perc., hp., 2 pno.; 2 vln., vla., 2 vcl., db.
commissioned by Klangforum Wien

First performance:
10.10.2007 Venice Biennale : Klangforum Wien, cond. Beat Furrer

Further performances:
01.11.2007 Vienna Wien Modern : Klangforum Wien, cond. Beat Furrer
13.04.2008 Luxembourg : Klangforum Wien, cond. Jean Deroyer
14.04.2008 Brussels : Klangforum Wien, cond. Jean Deroyer
04.04.2009 New York (Lincoln Center) : Klangforum Wien, cond. Jean Deroyer
12.04.2009 Hamburg : Klangforum Wien, cond. Jean Deroyer



Untitled No.4
four voices and string quartet (22 mins.) 2007
countertenor, 2 tenors, baritone, string quartet
commissioned by the Beethovenfest Bonn

First performance: 08.09.2007 Bonn : Hilliard Ensemble and Arditti Quartet

Further performances:
23.09.2007 Hamburg : Hilliard Ensemble and Arditti Quartet
26.09.2007 Antwerp : Hilliard Ensemble and Arditti Quartet
18.04.2009 Heidelberg : Hilliard Ensemble and Arditti Quartet
25.10.2009 Budapest : Hilliard Ensemble and Arditti Quartet
07.11.2009 London (Wigmore Hall) : Hilliard Ensemble and Arditti Quartet



2007-R
for two percussionists (8 mins.) 2007
commissioned by the Transit Festival in Leuven (Belgium)

First performance: 28.10.2007 Leuven Transit Festival : Olaf Tzschoppe, Pascal Pons (Ensemble SurPlus)



Untitled No.5
for solo piano (5½ mins.) 2007
commissioned by the Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik

First performance: 22.11.2007 Bludenz : Ian Pace

Further performances:
01.02.2008 London (King's College) : Ian Pace
17.02.2009 Stuttgart : Seeun Choi

CD recording by Nicolas Hodges, Deutschlandfunk COV60809



String Quartet No.2
2 violins, viola, cello (19 mins.) 2009
commissioned by Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and MaerzMusik Berlin

First performance: 21.11.2009 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival : Arditti Quartet

Further performances:
23.03.2010 Berlin (MaerzMusik) : Arditti Quartet
08.10.2010 Graz (Musikprotokoll) : Arditti Quartet
03.02.2011 London (Wigmore Hall) : Arditti Quartet
24.05.2011 Madrid : Arditti Quartet
29.10.2011 Wien (Wien Modern) : Arditti Quartet



2009-S
2 violins, cello, double bass (4 mins.) 2009
commissioned by Ensemble SurPlus

First performance: 28.02.2010 Freiburg : Ensemble SurPlus



2010-F
solo flute (5 mins.) 2010
commissioned by Carin Levine

First performance: 01.05.2010 Weimar : Carin Levine

Further performances:
03.05.2010 Würzburg : Carin Levine
09.12.2010 London : Carola Nielinger-Vakil



Untitled No.6
flute/bass flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, piano, soprano, violin, cello (10 mins.) 2010
commissioned by Ensemble Polysono

First performance: 09.01.2011 Basel : Ensemble Polysono

Further performances:
15.01.2011 Bern : Ensemble Polysono
22.01.2011 Zürich : Ensemble Polysono
29.01.2011 Luzern : Ensemble Polysono
05.02.2011 Gelterkinden : Ensemble Polysono
13.02.2011 München : Ensemble Polysono
19.02.2011 Wien : Ensemble Polysono
05.03.2011 London : Ensemble Polysono



2012-S
two string quartets (14 mins.) 2012
commissioned by the town of Witten and the Wigmore Hall, London

First performance: 28.04.2012 Witten : Arditti Quartet and JACK Quartet

Further performances:
16.05.2012 Broadcast by WDR : Arditti Quartet and JACK Quartet
30.08.2012 Broadcast by WDR : Arditti Quartet and JACK Quartet
11.10.2012 DeutschlandRadio : Two broadcasts of the Witten premiere in a portrait programme about the work by Carolin Naujocks
16.03.2013 Broadcast BBC : Arditti Quartet and JACK Quartet
06.05.2013 London (Wigmore Hall) : Arditti Quartet and JACK Quartet
00.00.2013 Broadcast ABC (Australia) : Arditti Quartet and JACK Quartet



2012-L
woodwind and brass orchestra (30 mins.) 2012
commissioned by Philharmonie Luxembourg

First two performances: 02.12.2012 Luxembourg : UGDA Orchestra Luxembourg

Further performance:
28.06.2015 Luxembourg : UGDA Orchestra Luxembourg



2013-V
solo violin and eleven instruments (17 mins.) 2013
commissioned by Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and the BBC

First performance: 16.11.2013 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival : Irvine Arditti, Ensemble Linea, cond. Jean-Philippe Wurtz
Live Broadcast: BBC



String Quartet No.3
2 violins, viola, cello (5 mins.) 2014

First performance: 26.04.2014 London (Barbican Milton Court Hall) : Arditti Quartet
06.09.2014 Broadcast: BBC : Arditti Quartet

Further performance:
29.11.2014 Huddersfield : Arditti Quartet



2014-N
20 instruments or full orchestra (30 mins.) 2014
commissioned by the Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia, and Riga - European City of Culture 2014

First performance: 23.09.2014 Rīga (National Library of Latvia) : Latvian Chamber Orchestra, cond. Mārtiņš Ozoliņš



2014-Q
23 musicians from Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus and East Asia (15 mins.) 2014
commissioned by the Atlas Ensemble with funds from the Ernst von Siemens Foundation

First performance: 07.09.2014 Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ : Atlas Ensemble, cond. Artjom Kim



Untitled No.7
solo piano (10 mins.) 2014
commissioned by West German Radio and the Wigmore Hall, London

First performance: 26.04.2015 Witten : Nicolas Hodges
26.04.2015 Broadcast WDR3 : Nicolas Hodges
27.06.2015 Broadcast WDR3 : Nicolas Hodges
21.10.2015 Broadcast Finnish Radio : Nicolas Hodges
28.02.2016 Broadcast WDR3 : Nicolas Hodges



2015-M
300 voices, 8 trombones (30 mins.) 2015
commissioned by ZeitRäume Basel

First performance: 10.09.2015 Basel : SchülerInnen von Gymnasien BS/BL, cond. Oliver Rudin;
Trombone Unit Hannover
Further performances:
11.09.2015 Basel : SchülerInnen von Gymnasien BS/BL, cond. Oliver Rudin; Trombone Unit Hannover (part)
16.09.2015 Broadcast SFR2 : SchülerInnen von Gymnasien BS/BL, cond. Oliver Rudin; Trombone Unit Hannover (part)



Untitled No.8
piano and orchestra (13 mins.) 2016
commissioned by Wien Modern

First performance:
30.11.2016 Wien Modern, Vienna : Nicolas Hodges, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ludovic Morlot
11.12.2016 Broadcast: Austrian Radio



2016-E
flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, cello (9 mins.) 2016

First performance:
11.09.2016 Pyramidale Festival, Berlin : Uroboros Ensemble, cond. Gwyn Pritchard