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September 12, 2020

A father’s hope for his daughter

Those of us lucky enough to have given away their daughters on their big day, will know what I mean by “A father’s hope for his […]
September 10, 2020

Brett Deubner

Brett Deubner, one of the few virtuosos with which I have had the pleasure to collaborate, believes in total immersion of the composer’s music. This means, […]
September 5, 2020

An aria for Fatimah

Many years ago, I composed a piece “An aria for Fatimah” based on the lyrics from my favourite poet Percy Shelley’s Bridal song Sung by the […]
September 3, 2020

Extracts from the Rubaiyat of Umar Khayyam

“I came like water and like the wind I go” – Umar Khayyam I am delighted to announce a collaboration with Fayha choir under the baton […]
August 31, 2020

Microtonics

In my mind, the quest for even greater colour in composition, is to blend conventional modality with microtonics. This for me was the holy grail and […]
August 31, 2020

Love’s Philosophy

What is all this sweet work with if thou kiss not me? The fountains mingle with the river    And the rivers with the ocean, The winds […]