News for 2016

February

Conducting Handel’s Agrippina for Days Bay Opera, New Zealand

Conducting first performance of And my heart goes swimming – a new commission from Days Bay Opera for chorus and strings.

March

Gandhi in Mind – the culmination of a devised project for the Anvil.

Sleeping Beauty – performance at the Theatre Royal, Norwich of a devised opera version inspired by Tchaikovsky for the Norfolk Schools Project

April

Word on the Street – collecting and devising a songbook with homeless people

May

Bach Cantatas at Aldeburgh with Mark Padmore

Performance with the Salisbury Festival Chorus and Maori Musicians for the opening of the Salisbury International Arts Festival

June

First performance of Vaishnava – a set of variations for the London Symphony Orchestra and the Next Generation programme at the Barbican.

July

Evening Songs – an evensong with Exeter House Special School in collaboration with the Salisbury Cathedral Choir and La Folia

August

Conducting performances of a new commission by Lewis Murphy for Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

October

First performances of Push – a new opera commissioned by the Battle Festival and Glyndebourne, inspired by the story of Simon Gronowski.

November

Madam Butterfly – a newly devised version for the Norfolk Schools Project at the Theatre Royal, Norwich.