Orchestral

    Milarepa - cave detail

    Horse Tooth White Rock (1994) 24'

    This first full orchestral work owes its inspiration to the story of the life of Milarepa, the eleventh century Tibetan saint. The title "Horse Tooth White Rock" comes from the name of the mountain in Tibet more

    field of opportunity

    The Field of Opportunity (1994) 10'

    The Field of Opportunity is a chamber orchestral arrangement of the second movement of my orchestral work  Horse Tooth White Rock, which premiered in 1994 under the baton of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. more

    Opera

    elephant

    Broken Strings (1992, rev. 1995) 60'

    The second opera from the double bill of operas commissioned by Hans Werner Henze for the Munich Biennale in 1992. It is based on an ancient Buddhist parable, the Guttil Jatak . more

    Storm Scene

    Snatched by the Gods (1990) 55'

    The first opera from the acclaimed double bill of operas commissioned by Hans Werner Henze for the Munich Biennale in 1992. The work is based on a narrative poem by Rabindranath Tagore. more

    2 - 6 Players

    The Drums of Courage (1997) 4'

    For six percussionists, and features the dramatic unfolding of a 39 beat Tala. more

    The Comfort of Angels (1996) 12'

    A work for two pianos in three movements. First played in 1996. more

    Solo Voices and up to 7 Players

    Ultimate words: Infinite song (1997) 26'

    Work for baritone, piano and 6 percussionists, featuring a visionary and moving text by Kim Malthe-Bruun, the Danish Resistance youth during the 2nd World War. more

    Solo Works

    flame

    Flame (1997) 12'

    This work for solo 'cello is in two movements - a slow Introduction leading to a fast main movement of collage-like characters.    The serenade sets out a 14-bar ‘friendship’ theme on a ground of G . . .  more

    flute-head

    Gift (1996) 12'

    Commissioned by Almeida opera, this work for solo flute was written for Nancy Ruffer. more

    gamba

    Tender Light (1996) 4'

    For viola da gamba, but may also be played on the cello. more

    chakrasamvara

    Clear Light, Magic Body (1993) 19'

    A virtuosic work for solo guitar. The inspiration came after a visit to an exhibition of Tibetan sacred art at the Royal Academy in London in autumn 1992.  more