awards and works

Honours and Awards:

Quercus Lamu Bursary  – 2008
Royal Philharmonic Society Award  – My Secret Heart – winner -2009
British Composers Award  – My Secret Heart – winner-  Community Category -2009
Rencontres AudiovisuellesStrata #2 – Best Original Soundtrack – winner – 2010
Grant For The Arts – awarded to Mira Calix by the Arts Council Of England/Escalator Music.  2010 . project titled -Exchange and Return
National Lottery Arts Award – My Secret Heart –  finalist -2010
Award Of Distinction – Prix Ars Electronica – Chorus with United Visual Artists -2010
British Composers Award – nominee – Fables – A Film Opera – 2011

 

Selected Artworks and Commissions 2006 –

Elephant And Castle – commissioned by the Aldeburgh Festival – 2006
Dead Wedding – with Faulty Optic – commissioned by Opera North and The Manchester International Festival – 2006
Sonnet 130 – commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Company and Opera North
curated by Gavin Bryars – 2007
Africa Joy Joy commissioned by Pollinari – 2007
Onibus – commissioned by Opera North – 2007
Natures – commissioned by Faster Than Sound – 2008
Transparent Roads – commissioned by Augusto Contento -2008
Rock Music/ Rock Art – commissioned by the London Sinfonietta – 2008
Ort-Oard – commissioned by London Sinfonietta – 2008
My Secret Heart – commissioned by Streetwise Opera – 2008
Chorus – with United Visual Artists – – commissioned by Opera North – 2009
Nunu Wadudu – Recovery/Discovery LP – commissioned by BMIC
curated by Lieven Bertels – 2009
Strata 2 – installation – commissioned by the Nemo Festival/Arcadi – 2009
Musique pour Statues Menhirs – commissioned by Arbouse Recordings – 2009
She’ll Be Around – commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Arts – 2009
The Adventures Of Prince Achmed – commissioned by Birds Eye View – 2010
Half Flower, Half Self – commissioned by Opera North – 2010
Spring Falls Back – commissioned by Bang On A Can -2010
Brainwaves – commissioned by Faster Than Sound – 2010
Melodies From My Mothers Knees – commissioned by Octum – 2010
Fables A Film Opera – The Boy Who Cried Wolf – commissioned by Streetwise Opera – 2010
We Are Over There – with Larry Goves commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic – 2011
The Orchestrion – commissioned by The Creators Project and United Visual Artists – 2011
Just One More Thing – commissioned by Robert Black (Bang On A Can)/Soundwaves Festival – 2011
I Desire No Commendation– commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery and Illustrius – 2011
Love From Cada – commissioned by Festival Cultural Electroni(K) – 2011
Visiting Tarab – commissioned by Performa 2011 and the Sharjah Art Foundation  curated by Tarek Atoui – 2011
Nothing Is Set In Stone – presented by the Mayor Of London and Oxford Contemporary Music in partnership with the Natural History Museum, Exhibition Road Group , Fairlop Waters Country Park, Overcraft and Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure and Mira Calix – part of the London 2012 Festval – 2012
Champagne – directed by Alfred Hitchcock – 1928 – new score commissioned by the British Film Institute – 2012
he fell amongst roses – commissioned by the Metropolis New Music Festival – premiere Melbourne Recital Centre –  2013
Passage  – with United Visual Artists commissioned by Sultrans and the Two Tunnels Group – 2013
Funeral Music – a re-interpretation of Lutotslowski’s,for Polish Masters -commissioned by Sacrum Profanum Festival 2013
Momentum – United Visual Artists – Musical Director – commissioned by the Barbican, Curve Gallery 2014
Inside There Falls – mixed media installation presented by Sydney Festival and co-commissioned by Brett Clegg, Gretel Packer, Simon and Catriona Mordant AM & Sydney Festival Project Partner: Sydney Dance Company. Supported by: City of Sydney, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Andrew Rothery & Julia Champtaloup 2015
Trichotomy –
a musical response to Conrad Shawcross’s Three Perpetual Chords – commissioned by Southwark Council and the Contemporary Arts Society -2015
Langueduson – solo exhibition – Dominik Mersch Gallery – Sydney 2015
The Oresteia – original score  for a theatrical production at Shakespeare’s Globe – Directed by Adele Thomas, Written by Aeschylus and adapted Rory Mullarkey 2015
Metamorphosis – original score for short film by United Visual Artists commissioned by Opera National de Paris 2015
Moving Museum35 – mixed media installation/museum – supported by the British Council, JCDecaux, Amnua Museum of Contemporary Art, Nanjing University of The Arts, UKinChina2015 ,VART, Bowers and Wilkins – Nanjing 2016
ADA project – collaboration with Conrad Shawcross – performance/installation –MONA – Hobart -Tasmania, Vinyl Factory – London – U.K. Peninsula Hotel – Hong Kong 2013-on going…
Ut Tensio Sic Vis –
new scorecommissioned by Alarm Will Soundpremiere May 2016 – St Louis, USA
Discovery Of Bomarzo – mixed media performance work – collaboration with Solomon’s Knot Collective – commissioned by Aldeburgh Festival – premiere June 2016
End Of line – mixed media performance – collaboration with Goshka Macuga and Mbulelo Ndabeni in association with Rambert dance – commissioned by David Roberts Foundation and the Lowry U.K. – premiere October 2016
The More That You Appear -video art work – exhibited Somerset House, London, November 2016
Commuter Community 35 – video art work – exhibited Somerset House, London November 2016
Julius Caesar – original score for Angus Jackson’s production for the Royal Shakespeare Company 2018
Coriolanus– original score for Angus Jackson’s production for the Royal Shakespeare Company 2018
by beings in two places at once – video, photograph and sound installation , Coventry Biennial 2017
Ode to the Future and 16 weeks – composition, sound sculpture – commissioned by Merck group to celebrate their 350 year anniversary 2018
they talk about art we talk about..– composition, response to Andreas Gursky’s photograph ‘Review’ commissioned and performed by the London Sinfonietta 2018
#DME– graphic score – commissioned and performed by the Hermes Experiment 2018
Planets 2018 – Mercury – keeper of borders– commissioned by Sound Uk and Live Music Scuplture 2018
If or unless?– video art work, performance and music – exhibited at Somerset House as part of Good Grief Charlie Brown exhibition, – October 2018- March 2019