Here’s the first taster of my Snapshots song book – Colours, performed by the wonderful Donna Lennard! Snapshots is a collection of ten musical theatre style works, each one providing a tiny glimpse into a musical world.
In the middle of 2020, I began working on a new symphonic work. The natural world was waking up and taking over spaces previously dominated by humans, and pollution levels were dropping as a result of lockdowns. The sketches gathered became Awakening -an excerpt of which is below. While I originally had plans for the… Read more
Buried Treasure – a setting of the text of the same name by Richard Le Gallienne – is now available on Payhip. Written in 2020, this text describes a journey through the seasons – the world hiding away as winter approaches, and the journey to the world awakening again in April.
I’m very pleased to share that Scattered Intervals – my collection of 10 pieces for piano – is now available online. This collection features pieces old and new, all sharing the theme of weather. It features well known pieces of mine such as Rains (my best selling piece!), alongside completely new works, published here for… Read more
On Saturday 14th November, Chris Beales and Fiona Talkington will be talking about the emotion behind climate change as part of Reading Climate Festival 2020. As part of it I’ve spoken to Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra‘s MD Andrew Taylor about the piece they commissioned as part of Aldworth’s Young Composer Award back in 2014, Revolutions. Tune… Read more