Worklist


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ORCHESTRA

Tai Tam Reflections (2015)

2.2.2.2/4331/timp.3perc/str
13 min

World premiere: SAR Philharmonic, K.K. Chiu, conductor, 8 November 2015


Dreamscape (2014)

for string orchestra and continuo organ
10 min

World premiere: Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, Johnny M. Poon, conductor, 24 November 2014


Quintessence (2014)

2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.4perc/harp/str
10 min

World premiere: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, conductor, 13 June 2014

European tour Feb/Mar 2015: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, conductor


In Search Of (2014)

1.2.2.2/2000/str + suona (or Eb cl)
9 min

World premiere: Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, Johnny M. Poon, conductor, 6 February 2014


Endless Forms (2012)

2+pic.2+ca.2(II=Eb cl)+bcl.2+cbn/4331/3perc/harp.pf/str
13.5 min

World premiere: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo, conductor, 18 July 2012


Rong (2010)

2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.3perc/str
6 min

World premiere: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Edo de Waart, conductor, 4 September 2010


Yong (2009)

2+pic.2+ca.2(II=Eb cl)+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.2perc/harp.pf/str

3.5 min
World premiere: London Symphony Orchestra, François-Xavier Roth, conductor, 5 October 2009

Asian premiere: Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Fung Lam, conductor, 3 October 2010


BE (2008)

1+pic.1+ca.2.2/4330/3perc/harp/str
1.5 min

World premiere: BBC Concert Orchestra, Charles Hazlewood, conductor, 17 February 2009


Unlocking (2008)

2(II=pic).2(II=ca).2(II=bcl).ssax.2/4330/3perc/harp.pf/str

23 min
World premiere: BBC Concert Orchestra, Charles Hazlewood, conductor, 6 May 2008


Illumination (2005)

2+pic.2+ca.2(II=Eb cl)+bcl.3/4331/timp.3perc/harp/str

12 min

World premiere: BBC Philharmonic, James MacMillan, conductor, 24 November 2005


Inner Light - Homage to Mark Rothko (2002) (version for orchestra)

2+pic.2(II=ca).2.2/4331/timp.4perc/pf/str

13 min

World premiere: Southampton University Symphony Orchestra, 28 September 2002


...in transit... (2001) *withdrawn*

2+pic.3(II=ca).3+bcl.2/4331/timp.6perc/harp.pf/str

11 min
World premiere: Southampton University Symphony Orchestra, David Smith, conductor, 29 September 2001


WIND ORCHESTRA

Once a Foreigner, Always a Foreigner (2004) *withdrawn*

2+pic.2+ca.3+bcl.2+cbsn.2asx+tsx+barsx/4431+euph/timp.4perc/db

1.5 min
World premiere: Southampton University Symphonic Wind Orchestra, David Smith, conductor, 15 May 2004


Inner Light - Homage to Mark Rothko (2002) (original version)

2+pic.2(II=ca).3+ebcl+bcl.2.2asax+tsax+bsax/4531+euph/timp.4perc/pf/db

13 min
World premiere: Southampton University Symphonic Wind Orchestra, David Smith, conductor, 24 May 2002

Asian premiere: Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, Douglas Bostock, conductor, 17 September 2003


INSTALLATION

Flux (2006)

for Philharmonia Orchestra’s PLAY.orchestra installation

4 min

August - September 2006


ORCHESTRATION & ARRANGEMENT

Claude Debussy: Five songs (arr. 2012)

    Harmonie du soir (from Cinq poèmes de Charles Baudelaire)

    Dans le jardin

    Beau soir

    Spleen

    Jane

    (The songs may be performed separately.)

for soprano and mixed ensemble

First performance: Louise Kwong, Hong Kong Virtuosi, Yang Yang, conductor, 17 November 2012


R. D. Burman: Pyar Hua Chupke Se from the movie 1942: A Love Story (arr. 2009)

for Bollywood singer, Indian musicians and orchestra

4 min

First performance: Kavita Krishnamurti, BBC Concert Orchestra, Robert Ziegler, 6 May 2009


Sigur Rós: Glosoli (arr. 2005/06)

for orchestra and optional chorus

6 min

First public performance: BBC Concert Orchestra, Robert Ziegler, 18 October 2006


David Popper: Requiem (arr. 2010)

for three solo cellists and string orchestra

7 min

First performance: La Jolla Music Society SummerFest Chamber Orchestra, 6 August 2010


David Popper: Requiem (arr. 2006)

for three solo cellists and 8-parts cello orchestra

7 min

First performance: Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Cello Ensemble, 20 October 2006


CHAMBER

Monologue IV (2016)

for solo saxophone

3 min

World premiere: Timothy Sun, saxophone, August 2016


Round (2016)

for four percussion

10 min

World premiere: Louis Siu & Friends, 29 June 2016


Memories (2015)

for violin, alto saxophone and piano

4 min

World premiere: Contrast Trio, 12 May 2015


Entangled (2014)

for solo piano

1 min

World premiere: Alan Chu, 8 December 2014


98753210 (2014)

for string trio

Arranged for six cellos (2015)

3 min

World premiere at Art14 London art fair, February 2014


A Tranquil Moment (2013)

for viola, double bass and piano

(also version for solo piano)

1.5 min

World premiere: Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, 2 October 2013


Imaginary Friends (2013)

for alto saxophone and chamber ensemble

12 min

World premiere: Timothy Sun, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, 22 September 2013


An Enlightening Moment (2013)

for solo piano

1 min

World premiere: Julia Samojlo, 6 July 2013


Square (2013)

for two pianos and percussion (two percussionists)

13 min

World premiere: Louis Siu and Friends, 4 April 2013


Air (2013)

for flute quartet (four flutes)

2 min

World premiere: Gareth Davies and the Tempest Flute Trio, 25 March 2013


A Reflective Moment (2012)

for clarinet and piano

1 min

World premiere: The Hong Kong Composers Guild Ensemble, 16 May 2012


Float (2011)

for piano quartet

9 min

World premiere: Anonymous Quartet, 31 October 2011


In Memoriam King Kowloon (2011)

for soprano saxophone and string trio

20 min

World premiere: Timothy Sun (sax), James Cuddeford (vln), William Lane (va), Jamie Jim (vc), 21 May 2011


Four Movements for String Quartet (2010)

for string quartet

15 min

World premiere: Borealis String Quartet, 15 May 2010


A Pensive Moment (2009)

for clarinet, cello and piano

5 min

World premiere: Meitar Ensemble, 17 May 2009


Something There (2009) - text by Samuel Beckett (1974)

for solo female voice

5 min

World premiere: Frances M Lynch, 27 February 2009


Short Scenes (2008)

for erhu, pipa, zheng, yang-qin, flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano

6 min

World premiere: Silk String Quartet and Chamber Music Company, Fung Lam, conductor, 9 December 2008


A Maze of Memories (2008)

for er-hu (or haegum), flute, clarinet, string quartet, double-bass and piano

10 min

World premiere: Ensemble TIMF, 26 September 2008


Light Fantastic (2007)

for clarinet, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, trumpet, percussion, harp, piano and string quartet

3 min

World premiere: University of Sussex 21st Century Music Ensemble, 8 June 2007


Caged (2006)

for solo cello with two bows and electronics

6 min

World Premiere: Frances-Marie Uitti, 4 April 2006


Three Pieces for Carillon (2005)

for solo carillon

6 min

World premiere: John R. Knox, 12 March 2005


Remembering Dowland (2004)

for 2 tenor viols, bass viol and lute (or treble viol, tenor viol, bass viol and lute)

Arranged for 2 viola, cello and guitar (or violin, viola, cello and guitar)

Arranged for string quartet (2008)

5 min

World premiere: Maresienne Consort, 17 July 2004


Guardian Angel (2004)

for solo carillon

9 min


Monologue III (2004)

for solo violin and digital delay

7 min

World premiere: Tom Nelson, 8 June 2004


Stratiform Reflections (2003)

for 2 antiphonal trumpets and string quartet

(NB: the trumpet parts may be substituted by other wind instruments.)

3 min

World premiere: Students from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 2 March 2003


Amitabha (2002)

for flute, cor anglais, violin, viola and 2 female voices

(NB: the voice parts may be substituted by other melodic instruments.)

Arranged for flute and five strings (2007)

Arranged for Chinese sheng, Cor Anglais, violin, viola, tape and ad lib ambient noise (2008)

8 min

World premiere: Halcyon (Australia), 10 June 2004

Shortlisted by spnm 2003-06


Self-Portrait (2001)

for violin, cello, double-bass, vibraphone and piano

4 min

World premiere: Southampton University Contemporary Music Group, Ed Hughes, conductor, 6 June 2001


Monologue II (2001)

for solo French horn and metal percussion

6 min

World premiere: Elizabeth Asbury and Fung Lam, 29 May 2001


Kyoto Snapshots (2001)

for clarinet, violin, viola, marimba and piano

1 min

Workshopped by IXION Ensemble, Michael Finnissy in 2001


Monologue (In memoriam Toru Takemitsu) (1999)

for any solo string or wind instrument

(NB: this single-line composition could be performed by any instrument with a range of just over two octaves.)

5 min

World premiere: Libby Nash, saxophone, 8 June 2000


 

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