Love's Eternity (5 songs after Elizabeth Barrett Browning). 1st performance: Rachel Gilmore (mezzo soprano), Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester. 7.30pm, 21 June 2006
Clarinet Sonata. performed by Mark Simpson (BBC Young Musician of the Year), Wigmore Hall London, Wednesday September 14th 2006. 1.00pm.
Les Nuits Sonores for two harpsichords. Commissioned by HarpsichordFest 2006. 1st performance: Cosmo Rodewald Hall, Manchester University, 7.30pm, October 14 2006.
HarpsichordFest 2006 is an innovative and exciting two-day festival that expands the world of the harpsichord into the 21st century via electronics and multimedia.
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After Braque for 20 instruments (world premiere); Die Flimmerkiste for 11 instruments. 'Sonic Splendour' - Ensemble 10/10: conductor: Clark Rundell - together with two Louis Andriessen works. 7.30pm, November 22nd 2006. Cornerstone at Everton (Hope University, Liverpool).
After Braque is a sonic tour de force with a line up that includes 2 saxes, mandolin and accordion. Die Flimmerkiste - first performed in 1983 - is a musical "diary of a riotous two years in Germany's most uninteresting town". It includes a sonic firework display and is in 68 movements.]
Saxophone Concerto (Ensemble 10/10 Anniversary commission). 1st performance (soloist Christian Forshaw) 18 March 2007.
Songs Of Sadness And Piety [for voice(s), sax, organ and percussion]. Imminent release on Sony/BMG on Christian Forshaw's album 'Renouncement'
Concerto for Horn and Orchestra will be included in BBC Radio 3 Listeners' Choice Award 2006 competition. Listen out for it on Radio 3 or online. You can vote for it if you like it!
Haringey Song Book (working title) a cabaret commissioned by Tony Sadgrove for performance in non-standard Melbourne venues (2007-8).
NMC are releasing a CD (2007/8) with Ensemble 10/10 of: Ein Musikalisches Snookerspiel for wind octet; Da Capo for 6 players, Die Flimmerkiste, After Braque, Distanza for 23 players and Van Assendelft's Vermeer for clavichord (played by Pamela Nash).