LIST OF WORKS
BALADAS BRASILEIRAS Nº 3 (2019/20) - 15 min.
for singer, 12 non-musicians & 2 percussionist
THE KYNG'S BIDDING (2018) - 10 min.
for 3 high singers (written for Juice Vocal Ensemble on Cheltenham Festival 18)
LETTERS TO THE UNBORN (2017-unfinished) - 25 min.
for soprano, 2 clarinets, viola, cello & doublebass
This is a collection of letters to a child who has not yet come into this world; these letters explain facts about life in relation to spirituality, death and love. Each letter is set to music as a movement in the work and they are separated by instrumental interludes.
TOWARDS ANGELS (2016-unfinished) - 18 min.
for soprano, mezzo, harpsichord & bass viol (commissioned by The Laurentines)
This is a 4 movement works in which each momvement is a musical setting of an old testament Psalm. It is inspired by the music of the late baroque and early Renaissance.
BRINCADEIRAS BRASILEIRAS Nº 1 (BRAZILIAN BANTER) (2016, rev. 2020) - 30 min.
for mixed chorus and solo voices
5 songs for unaccompanied chorus and solo singers written in 8 voices; this work is completely inspired by african-brazilian music, its rhythms and its religious deities; the lyrics are written in a mixture of portuguese, english and yorubá and were written by the composer alongside brazilian poet and filmmaker Raphael Calheiros; all the songs have new and extended techniques for chorus, and are playful in its overall sound result.
I. Oferenda a Exú
III. Poema Mole
V. A com Bê