An experimental work for voice and prepared piano on a version of Lewis Carroll's famous nonsense poem, Jabberwocky remixed and dadaified by artificial intelligence software.
A cycle of six songs on poems by Ryan Vine which explore the surreal experience of life under lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic. *Awarded 2nd Prize in the 2023 NATS Art Song Composition Competition
Un’alma innamorata (“A soul in love”) is a cantata for counter-tenor and baroque ensemble on an 18th-century text attributed to Abbé Francesco Mazziotti originally set by G. F.Handel. The piece fuses Jazz, Blues, Spirituals and Neapolitan Song with Baroque structures to relate the timeless message of an anonymous lover who comes to terms with the pains of their fidelity. In the end the moral of the story: “He who wishes to delight in love must first learn how one goes about loving.”
A setting of three poems by Emily Dickinson about birds. The work's lyric melodies and playful piano accompaniment usher the listener into the vivid world of nature.
Due Poesie di Tonino Guerra
Due Poesie di Tonino Guerra features of settings of two of the Romagnolo poet's most famous poems. The two songs explore the expressive sound of air, our connection to the world around us and teaches us that wonders can happen if we believe in ourselves.
Vier Lieder an Orpheus
A cycle of four songs in German for mezzo-soprano and piano which bring Rainer Maria Rilke's powerful poetry to life.
Ave Verum Corpus
A meditative work on a traditional Latin poem for SATTB choir. Ideal for liturgical or concert use.
3 love songs in English on poetry by Rabindranath Tagore. Lush harmonies, lyric melodies, and vivid text painting make this cycle perfect for any program.