March 30, 2019


Inspired by the beautiful poem by Max Erhmann’s Desiderata, here it is sung beautifully by the wonderful Soprano Katerina Mina My favourite words from the poem […]
March 29, 2019

Good night

A piece dedicated to my daughters Natalie and Tabitha Madni, sung by the wonderful Soprano Katerina Mina  
March 29, 2019

Prayer of penitence

Sung by the wonderful Soprano Christine Westhoff, this piece is dedicated to two dear friends of mine, Russel and Sian Pinchen, who looked after me one […]
March 10, 2019

The wobbly ladder – a microtonal String Quartet composition

Since Arnold Schoenberg coined the phrase “Emancipation of dissonance”, composers have, unapologetically , deviated from conventional tonalism, which is no bad thing. However, whilst the 12 tone school […]
January 11, 2019

A viola concerto for Brett Douglas Deubner

Recently I had the privilege of speaking to the brilliant violist Brett Douglas Deubner. We spoke at length about his wonderful playing, music and my compositional […]
December 23, 2018


Like most composers, my inspiration comes from multiple sources. Shostakovich’s  2nd movement of his 8th String quartet remains one of my favourite String Quartet pieces of […]