Events

Upcoming, 2021-2022

2 Oct & 3 Oct, The Turning Dance of the Bee (2016), Ensemble Mosaik conducted Enno Poppe, Teatro Guiniguada / Festival Internacional de Música de Canarias, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

6 Oct 2021, Wild Winged One (2007), Veil (1999), Clément Saunier, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Cité de la Musique, Festival d’Automne, Paris

15 Oct 2021, PREMIERE: World as Lover, World as Self (2021). work for piano solo & orchestra Tamara Stefanovich (soloist) with Orchestre de la Philharmonique de Luxembourg cond. Ilan Volkov, Mozart Salle, Donauhalle, 100th Anniversary Donaueschinger Musiktage (also broadcast live)

21 Oct 2021, PREMIERE: The Incandescent Tongue (2019), Sarah Maria Sun (soprano) & Miroslav Petkov (trumpet), ZeitGenuss, Karlsruhe

24 Oct 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2016), Dejana Sekulic, Lecture-recital, ArtBase Brussels

30 Oct 2021, Songs Found in Dream (2005), Studio Musikfabrik conducted by Peter Veale, Live!Remix!Now!, Philharmonie Essen

4 Nov 2021, Seminar & dialogue with Nicolas Donin, Study Days in Music & Ecology series (online) hosted by research group from Brazil (UNICAMP), Argentina (UDL), France (Paris 8)

12 Nov 2021, Songs Found in Dream (2005), Studio Musikfabrik conducted by Peter Veale, Sound Bridge Festival, Malaysia [online event]

20 Nov 2021, Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus (2018), Ensemble des Lucerne Festival Contemporary Orchestra (LFCO) conducted by Mariano Chiacchiarini, Konzertsaal, Lucerne Festival – Forward Festival, Lucerne

7 Dec 2021, colloquium and presentation of work-in-progress with Karin Hellqvist (violin), Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

8 Dec 2021. PREMIERE: ‘Cello Playing ~ as Meteorology (2021), James Morley, ‘cello, ANAM, Melbourne

2022

28 Jan 2022, PREMIERE: Mary/ Transcendence after Trauma (2019-20), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Johannes Kalitzke, Musica Viva, Herkulessaal der Residenz München, Munich [postponed from Oct 2020] and Award ceremony of the Happy New Ears prize

8 Feb 2022, Speak, Be Silent (2015), violin concerto, soloist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Lemanic Ensemble Modern conducted by Pierre Bleuse, Festival Présences, Paris

27 Feb 2022, Garden of Earthly Desire (1988-89), Dal Niente, Chicago

8 March 2022, an ocean beyond earth (2016) Jay Campbell, ‘cello, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

2 April 2022, Sex Magic (2020), Claire Chase, SoundState Festival, Southbank Centre, London

April 2022, How Forests Think (2016), Wu Wei & Philharmonia Orchestra ensemble. London (tbc)

29 April 2022, PREMIERE of the complete Annunciation Triptych for orchestra, including
PREMIERES of PART 1: Sappho/ Bioluminescence (2019) & PART 3: Fatimah/ Jubilation of Flowers (2020-21), together with Part 2: Mary/ Transcendence after Trauma (2019-20) WDR Sinfonie-Orchester conducted by Cristian Măcelaru, Achtbrueken Festival, Cologne

6 May 2022, Ash – Music for the Eremozoic (2020), Sigma Project Quartet, Salle de Musique de Chambre, Luxembourg 

7 May 2022, City of Falling Angels (2007), Paris Percussion Group / Studio 104, Week-End Xenakis #2, Maison de la Radio France, Paris

19 June 2022, Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus (2018) Riot Ensemble cond. Aaron Holloway Nahum, Aldeburgh Festival

14 August 2022, PREMIERE: String Creatures (2021-22), JACK Quartet, Lucerne Festival

20 Sept 2022, Machine for Contacting the Dead (1999), Ensemble Kollektiv Berlin conducted Enno Poppe, Berlin (tbc)

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PAST2021

18 Jan 2021, PREMIERE, Ash – music for the Eremozoic (2020), Sigma Projects,  „Series XX/XXI“ CNDM at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte. Reina Sofia, Auditorio 400

24 Jan 2021, Flying Banner (After Wang To) (2005), Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin cond. Lothar Zagrosek, Ultraschall Festival, Haus des Rundfunks (Großer Sendesaal), Berlin [cancelled]

27 Jan 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2018), Sarah Saviet, Lisboa Incomum [cancelled]

27 Jan 2021, ‘Musical chimeras: on ecological thinking and symbiotic effects in ‘Sex Magic’ (2020)’ aka ‘making scores that prioritise the contact noise between performer and instrument, and how structure follows sensation’. Guest seminar for BathSpa University, UK [hosted by Dr Matthew Sergeant & Prof. James Saunders]

27 Jan 2021, Discussion of approaches to analysis of ‘Sex Magic’, UCSD, San Diego [hosted by Dr. Marcos Balter]

28 Jan 2021, Ochred String (2008), International Ensemble Modern Academy Ensemble, UK14 Kasell [postponed]

30 Jan 2021, ‘Throat Song’ & ‘Moss – on the Sacred Erotic’ from Sex Magic (2020), Claire Chase, New Music, New College, Sarasota. live streamed

1 Feb 2021, Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus (2018), ARTéfacts Ensemble cond. Faidra Giannelou, Onassis Stegi, Athens [tbc?]

2 Feb 2021, Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus (2018), NYKY Ensemble conducted by David Claudio, Musica Nova Helsinki, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, live streamed

6 Feb 2021, Garden of Earthly Desire (1988), Zagros Ensemble conducted by Petri Komulainen, Olaus Petri Church, Musica Nova Festival, Helsinki, broadcast on 8 Feb https://areena.yle.fi/audio/1-50712260

10 Feb 2021, Guest seminar for University of California San Diego (UCSD), USA [hosted by Prof. Lei Liang]

26 Feb 2021, The Green Lion eats the Sun (2014), Benjamin Marks, double bell trombone, Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane

Feb 2021, Sex Magic (2020), Claire Chase, SoundState Festival, Southbank Centre, London [postponed to 2022]

28 Feb 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2018), Dejana Sekulic, Art Base, Brussels [postponed]

18 March 2021, Ash – music for the Eremozoic (2020), Sigma Orionis, Digital Concert Season, Live stream & video online

26 March 2021, Invisibility (2009), Freya Schack-Arnott, Philtre (1997), Harry Ward, Now You Hear Her, World Square, Sydney

8 April 2021, Keynote talk ‘Why Artistic Research matters: Beyond the eco-logical and towards the eco-sensitive’, 12th Society for Artistic Research Conference: ‘Share, Dare, Care’ (7-9 April, Vienna)

14 April 2021, Invisibility (2009), Freya Schack-Arnott, Bioluminescence (2019) Paula Rae, The Green Lion Eats the Sun (2014), Benjamin Marks, Ian Potter Southbank Centre, Melbourne

16 April 2021, Philtre (1997), Harry Ward, Play On, Collingwood Yards, Melbourne

16 April 2021, The turning dance of the bee (2016), Ensemble Mosaik, cond. Enno Poppe, livestream Forma Leipzig

17 April, Invisibility (2009), David Moran, Tempo Rubato, Melbourne

17 April 2021, Speak, Be Silent (2015), US. premiere, Miranda Cuckson (violin), Sound Icon & Fromm Players at Harvard conducted by Jeffrey Means [postponed]

21 April 2021, The Weaver’s Knot (2013), Bergamot Quartet, Towson University, USA (livestream)

22 April 2021, Atlas of the Sky (vocal excerpts) (2018), Jessica Aszodi, Archipel Festival, Geneva

29 April 2021, Invisibility (2009) David Moran, Classic Cinema Elsternwick, Melbourne

29 April 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2018), Sarah Saviet, violin, Lisboa Incomum, Portugal

May 2021, PREMIERE: Sappho/ Bioluminescence (2019), part 1 of ‘Annunciation Triptych’ for orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra cond. Ilan Volkov, Tectonics Festival, Glasgow [further postponement]

13 May 2021, Bioluminescence (2019) Paula Rae, Classic Cinema Elsternwick, Melbourne

14 May 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2016), Dejana Seklić, violin, Blaue Fabrik, Dresden [postponed]

15 May 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2016), Dejana Seklić, violin, Alte Nikolaischule, Leipzig [postponed]

21 May 2021, Ochred String (2008), Ensemble Musikfabrik, video livestream

28 May 2021, Amulet (1992), Mark Menzies, 4:7 Concert One, Auckland University School of Music Theatre, New Zealand

8 June 2021, Ochred String (2008), International Ensemble Modern Academy, soundcheck 82, Livestream

9 June 2021, Roda – the living circle (2016), Marco Blaauw, WDR, Cologne

25 June 2021, The Weaver’s Knot (2013) Kairos Quartett, 25th Anniversary concert, Spreehalle, Berlin

26 June 2021, Gyfu (Gift) (2011), Kyle Bruckmann, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players 50th Anniversary Concert. live-streamed.

17 July 2021, Philtre (1997), Johannes Haase (violin), Galerie Mitte im KUBO, Lange Nacht der Musik, Bremen

17 July 2021, The Four Seasons (after Cy Twombly) (2009), Marilyn Nonken, Extensity Concert Series, New York [cancelled]

24 July 2021, The Four Seasons (after Cy Twombly) (2009), Invisibility (2009), Inguz (1996), Axis Mundi (2013), Philtre (1997). Katherine Philp, Cello; Alex Raineri, Piano; Donica Tran, Violin; Andre Oberleuter, Bassoon; Dario Scalabrini, Clarinet. City Workshop, Brisbane Music Festival

26 July 2021, The Weaver’s Knot (2013), Rathdowne Quartet, Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne [cancelled]

7 August 2021, The Weaver’s Knot (2013), Rathdowne Quartet, Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Sydney [cancelled]

5 August 2021, ‘Throat Song’, excerpt from from Sex Magic (2020), Claire Chase, Lichtenbergschule, Darmstadt Summer Course, concert also livestreamed

7 August 2021, The Green Lion Eats the Sun (2014), Melvyn Poore, Musikfabrik at Darmstadt Summer Course

12 August 2021, Philtre (1997), Harry Ward, Concourse Theatre, Sydney [live stream]

14 August 2021, Invisibility (2009), Freya Schack-Arnott, 100clicksWest Concert series, Sydney [cancelled]

14-15 August 2021, An Elemental Thing (2017) [Hamish Upton, woodblock], Love Letter (2011) [Alex Meagher, hand-drum] Ming Qi (1998) [Peter Neville], Anactoria (1998), ANAM percussionists with Speak Percussion, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne [cancelled – boo, hiss!!, thoughts with all the musicians]

29 August 2021, PREMIERE: ‘Cello playing ~ as Meteorology (2021), Invisibility (2009), James Morley, ‘cello, ANAM Final recital, Melbourne [sadly postponed due to lockdown]

9 Sept 2021, Inguz (fertility) (1996), Ensemble Cairn, Festival Ensemble(s), Pan Piper, Paris

10 Sept 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2016), Dejana Sekulic, Kraftwek, Chemnitz, Germany

12 Sept 2021, The Su Song Star Map (2016), Dejana Sekulic, Leipzig, Germany

Featured Composer, Ensems Festival, Valencià, Spain

16 Sept 2021, The turning dance of the bee (2016), Ensemble Mosaik, conducted Enno Poppe, Ensems Festival, Martín i Soler Theatre of Palau de Les Arts, Valencià, Spain

18 Sept 2021, PREMIERE: The Su Song Star Map (version for solo viola) (2019), Alfonso Noriega, Ensems Festival, Aula Magistral del Palau de Les Arts, Valencià, Spain

24 Sept 2021, Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus (2016), Riot Ensemble conducted Aaron Holloway-Nahum, Ensems Festival, Martín i Soler Theatre of Palau de Les Arts, Spain [cancelled due to pandemic issues]

25 Sept 2021, Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus (2016), Riot Ensemble conducted Aaron Holloway-Nahum, Ensems Festival, Auditori and Palau de Congressos in Castellón, Spain [cancelled due to pandemic issues]

24 Sept 2021, The Turning Dance of the Bee (2016), Cikada Ensemble conducted Christian Eggan, Ultima Festival, Oslo

27 Sept 2021, Athena’s Trumpet (1993), Global Trumpets Festival, Neue Aula, Folkwang-Universität der Künste, Essen

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