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