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WHITE DOVES: a 2 act ballet (2023)

Produced by Six Dance Collective
Choreography: Ruaidhrí Maguire
Conductor: Jonathan Mann

An exploration of peace and identity in Northern Ireland from the viewpoint of the Troubles generation, telling the story of the first March for Peace in conflict-torn Belfast, juxtaposing abstract bird imagery with historic scenes.

Duration: 75 mins
 

Instrumentation: Flt/Pic, Clar/B.Clar, Alt/Tn/Bs Sax, Vln, Vla, Vcl, Pno, Perc.

Premiere: 3-5 August 2023, The MAC, Belfast.

Supported by PRS Foundation, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Hinrichsen Foundation and Vaughan Williams Foundation.

 

THROUGH HIS GAZE: three songs for tenor and harp (2020)

Commissioned: Presteigne Festival

Tenor: Bradley Smith
Harp: Oliver Wass

Premiere: 28 August 2024, Presteigne Digital

 

Through His Gaze is a deconstruction of three poems by W. B. Yeats, exploring the speaker's simultaneous adoration and resentment of women. 

Duration: 11 mins (3 songs)

I AM LEDA (2021/22)

A non-verbal retaliation to depictions of nonconsensual sex in classical and contemporary culture.

Commissioned by the National Concert Hall and Sounding the Feminists as the recipient of the 2021 emerging Commissioning Award. 

Premiere: 
Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble, October 2022.

SISTERHIVE (2021)

Inspired by female bees, Sisterhive is an exploration of perceived femininity and fertility.​

Commissioned by Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble in 2021 supported by the PRS Foundation Talent Development Partnership

Conductor: Sinead Hayes

Violin: Joanne Quigley McParland

Bass Clarinet / Clarinet: Sarah Watts

Cello: David McCann Amelia Clarkson: 

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