DEAR FRANCES: a one act ballet (2019)
Dear Frances is a ballet for chamber orchestra which explores themes of mental health and sexual consent through the life of Frances Shea, the young 60s woman who became wife to notorious London gangster, Reggie Kray.
The piece premiered in London in 2019, conducted by Jonathan Mann and performed by dancers of the Baltic Opera Ballet.
- love pas de deux from Dear Frances
THROUGH HIS GAZE: three songs for tenor and harp (2020)
Through His Gaze is a deconstruction of three poems by W. B. Yeats, exploring the speaker's simultaneous adoration and resentment of women.
The set was commissioned by the 2020 Presteigne Festival, supported by the Musicians Company and performed by Bradley Smith and Oliver Wass at Presteigne Digital.
The piece begins at 15:50.