In April 2014 I was honoured to have a piece premiered at the Metropolis New Music Festival, at the Melbourne Recital Centre. The brilliant Syzygy Ensemble performed ‘Arcs and Sevens’ (for quintet), as part of their ‘Logic’ program. It was an absolute treat to work with the group, who fully embraced the piece and gave an electric performance. Check out this great video of the piece! (filmed and edited by Agatha Yim)
A couple of weeks ago I had a new piece premiered by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, as part of it’s annual Cybec 21st Century Emerging Composers Program. This was definitely a huge learning curve for me and I can’t thank the MSO and the Cybec Foundation enough for giving me the chance to do this!
Now, after the excitement, nerves, stress and celebration has passed, feels like a good time to gather some thoughts and reflect on what was one of the longest and most involved projects I have done.