Performances

Performance Highlights & Premieres


Aegean NEW ZEALAND PREMIERE (Jul 10th, 2013 )
Location Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
Featuring New Zealand Chamber Soloists


Corybas NEW ZEALAND PREMIERE (Jul 10th, 2013 )
Location Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
Featuring New Zealand Chamber Soloists


View from Olympus (Jun 14th, 2013 )
Location Zauberkonzart, Weimar, Germany
Featuring Evelyn Glennie (perc) Joanna MacGregor (pf), Kristjian Jarvi (cond), The MDR Orchestra


Kyoto PORTUGUESE PREMIERE (Jun 2nd, 2013 )
Location Escola Superior de Musica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Featuring Pedro Carneiro (perc) Escola Superior de Musica de Lisboa


The Pain Will Find Us (dui dui (two two)) WORLD PREMIERE (Mar 10th, 2013 )
Location Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Featuring Lara St. John (vn) Martin Kennedy (pf)


My Love Awakes (o ilios (the sun)) WORLD PREMIERE (Mar 10th, 2013 )
Location Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Featuring Lara St. John (vn) Martin Kennedy (pf)


Kyoto NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Oct 30th, 2012 )
Location Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, USA
Featuring Eastman Percussion Ensemble Michael Burritt (dir)


Seikilos UK PREMIERE (Aug 1st, 2012 )
Location Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
Featuring The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Tecwyn Evans (cond)


Gyftiko EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Apr 2nd, 2012 )
Location Evmelia International Music Festival, The Porphyrogenis Foundation Cultural Centre, Agria, Greece
Featuring Rusanda Panfili (vn)


Planet Damnation NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Feb 10th, 2012 )
Location Temple Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia, USA
Featuring Patrick Bailey (timpani) Temple University Symphony Orchestra


Nemesi WORLD PREMIERE (Jan 28th, 2012 )
Location Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, New Zealand
Featuring New Zealand Secondary Students Choir Andrew Withington (dir)


Songs for Simon EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Dec 19th, 2011 )
Location Nakas Conservatory, Athens, Greece
Featuring Stefanos Nassos (pf)


Djinn AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE (Dec 15th, 2011 )
Location Newcastle Conservatorium, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Featuring David Lockeridge (perc) Newcastle Conservatorium Orchestra


Kartsigar NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Jul 30th, 2011 )
Location Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa, Canada
Featuring New Zealand String Quartet


Kyoto AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE (Jul 2nd, 2011 )
Location Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Australia
Featuring Ju Percussion Group Pei-Ching Wu (perc)


Kyoto WORLD PREMIERE (May 20th, 2011 )
Location National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
Featuring Ju Percussion Group Pei-Ching Wu (perc)


Djinn EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Mar 13th, 2011 )
Location Megaron (Athens Concert Hall)
Featuring Camerata Orchestra of Athens Alexander Myrat (cond), Dimitris Desyllas (perc)


Tarantismo WORLD PREMIERE (Feb 17th, 2011 )
Location Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
Featuring Auckland Philharmonia Eckehard Stier (cond)


Omnifenix NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Oct 17th, 2010 )
Location Peace Centre, Greenville, SC, USA
Featuring Carolina Youth Symphony Leslie W. Hickens (cond), Matt Olson (tsx), Omar Carmenates (dms)


View from Olympus (Jun 26th, 2010 )
Location Koncertscheine Ulrichshusen, Germany
Featuring Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester


Songs for Simon WORLD PREMIERE (May 30th, 2010 )
Location SOUNZTender Concert: Ilott Concert Chamber, Wellington Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand
Featuring Donald Nicholson (piano)


Helix AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE (May 7th, 2010 )
Location Aurora Festival, Eugene Gossens Hall, Sydney, Australia
Featuring NZTrio Justine Cormack (vn), Ashley Brown (vc) & Sarah Watkins (pf)


A Cool Wind NY PREMIERE (Apr 18th, 2010 )
Location Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA
Featuring Tak


Djinn WORLD PREMIERE (Apr 17th, 2010 )
Location Wellington Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand
Featuring Pedro Carneiro (perc) Vector Wellington Orchestra, Marc Taddei (cond)


A Cool Wind US PREMIERE (Mar 14th, 2010 )
Location University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
Featuring Tak


View from Olympus NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Feb 12th, 2010 )
Location Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Featuring Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Alexander Mickelthwaite (cond)


Abhisheka: String Orchestra NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Feb 11th, 2010 )
Location Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Featuring Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Alexander Mickelthwaite (cond)


Saxon NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Feb 9th, 2010 )
Location Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Featuring Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Richard Lee (cond)


Ukiyo EUROPEAN PREMIERE (May 30th, 2009 )
Location Eduardo Prado Coelho Room, Centro Cultural de Bel
Featuring Pedro Carneiro (perc) Jeremy Fitzsimons (perc)


Helix EAST ASIAN PREMIERE (Apr 28th, 2009 )
Location Sichuan Conservatory of Music, Chengdu Sichuan, China
Featuring New Zealand Trio


Stream 3 AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE (Apr 3rd, 2009 )
Location City Recital Hall Angel Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Featuring Modern Music Ensemble, Sydney Conservatorium Daryl Pratt (dir)


Psyzygysm EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Jan 24th, 2009 )
Location Vilnius Congress Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania
Featuring Giunter Percussion


Four Ancient Greek Songs WORLD PREMIERE (Sep 28th, 2008 )
Location Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
Featuring Auckland Chamber Orchestra Peter Scholes (cond), Iain Tetley (ct-solo) & Yvette Audain (voice)


Abhisheka: String Orchestra WORLD PREMIERE (Chamber Orchestra version) (Sep 28th, 2008 )
Location Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
Featuring Auckland Chamber Orchestra Peter Scholes (cond)


A Cool Wind WORLD PREMIERE (Jul 23rd, 2008 )
Location Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
Featuring Tak


Abhisheka (Mar 26th, 2008 )
Location Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia
Featuring Royal New Zealand Ballet [First performance of Sydney Tour]
RED - Sydney Tour, 'Abhisheka' - Adrien Burnett (choreography)


Sleeper WORLD PREMIERE (Feb 27th, 2008 )
Location Illott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall, New Zealand International Arts Festival
Featuring Stephen De Pledge (pno)


Abhisheka (Feb 14th, 2008 )
Location Aotea Centre at THE EDGE, Auckland
Featuring Royal New Zealand Ballet [First performance of a nation-wide tour]
The TOWER Season of RED, 'Abhisheka' - Adrien Burnett (choreography)


Planet Damnation WORLD PREMIERE (Oct 19th, 2007 )
Location Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
Featuring New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Edo de Waart (cond), Laurence Reese (soloist)


Kartsigar (Aug 10th, 2007 )
Location Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch
Featuring New Zealand String Quartet [First performance of a nation-wide tour]


Omnifenix (May 25th, 2007 )
Location Wellington Town Hall
Featuring Nathan Haines (Sax) New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Hamish McKeich (cond)


Helix WOLRD PREMIERE (Apr 15th, 2007 )
Location Waikanae Memorial Hall
Featuring New Zealand Trio


View from Olympus (Apr 14th, 2007 )
Location Wellington Town Hall
Featuring Michael Houstoun (pf) Lenny Sakofsky (perc), Michael Houstoun (pf) / Vector Wellington Orchestra /Marc Taddei (cond)


Saxophone Concerto No.2 WORLD PREMIERE (Sep 22nd, 2006 )
Location Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, NZ
Featuring Federico Mondelci (sax) New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / David Atherton (cond)


Omnifenix AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE (May 13th, 2006 )
Location CUB Malthouse, Melbourne
Featuring Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Lachlan Davidson (sax) / David Jones (drums) / Hamish McKeich (cond)


Zeibekiko NEW ZEALAND PREMIERE (Mar 3rd, 2006 )
Location Town Hall, Wellington, NZ
Featuring Stroma Manos Achalinotopoulos, Vagelis Karypis (traditional Greek instruments)


Ukiyo WORLD PREMIERE (Oct 2nd, 2005 )
Location Ilott Theatre, Wellington, NZ
Featuring Double Lateral Kristie Ibrahim (vib) / Jeremy Fitzsimons (mba)


Psyzygysm NORTHERN HEMISPHERE PREMIERE (Jul 19th, 2005 )
Location Lisbon, Portugal
Featuring Pedro Carneiro (perc) OrchestrUtopica / Ces


One Study One Summary WORLD PREMIERE (Jul 16th, 2005 )
Location 2005 Rhythm Sticks Festival, Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London, UK
Featuring Pedro Carneiro (perc)


Seikilos NZ PREMIERE (May 6th, 2005 )
Location Town Hall, Auckland, NZ
Featuring Auckland University Orchestra Uwe Grodd (cond)


Mal Occhio WORLD PREMIERE (May 5th, 2005 )
Location St Mary
Featuring NewEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble


Kartsigar WORLD PREMIERE (May 1st, 2005 )
Location Illot Theatre, Wellington, NZ
Featuring New Zealand String Quartet


View from Olympus NZ PREMIERE (Feb 26th, 2005 )
Location Town Hall, Christchurch, NZ
Featuring Christchurch Symphony Lenny Sakofsky (perc), Michael Houstoun (pf) / Marc Taddei (cond)


Piano Quintet EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Jan 10th, 2005 )
Location Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece
Featuring Hellenic Group of Contemporary Music


Saxophone Concerto (Nov 13th, 2004 )
Location Freiburg, Germany
Featuring Harry White (tsx) Ensemble SurPlus / James Avery (cond)


View from Olympus WORLD PREMIERE (Jul 26th, 2002 )
Location
Featuring Evelyn Glennie (perc) Philip Smith (pf) / Hall


Psyzygysm WORLD PREMIERE (Mar 14th, 2002 )
Location New Zealand International Arts Festival, Town Hall, Wellington, NZ
Featuring Pedro Carneiro (perc) Strike / Stroma / Hamish McKeich (cond)


Percussion Concerto EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Sep 7th, 2001 )
Location
Featuring Evelyn Glennie (perc) Evelyn Glennie, Gunnar Fras, Robert Pammer, Norbert Rabanser (soli) / Tiroler Symphonieorchester Innsbruck / Georg Schm