Orchestral

    Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor

    Between Earth and Sky (2006) 28'

    A celebratory orchestral work, inspired by Anish Kapoor's monumental monolith Cloud Gate in Millenium Park, Chicago. The work was commissioned by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. more

    The Theatre of Magical Beings (2003) 27'

    Four beings manifest in an internal theatrical space. The music has been approached through archetype rather than narrative. There are no illustrative stories to be dramatised – the theatre lies only in the play of energy. more

    Large Ensemble

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    A Spread of Dreams (2009) 19'

    This work for large ensemble originated in colour pencil drawings I made, in response to, and inspired by, a simple line drawing by Anish Kapoor. This led me to create coloured musical variants that were . . .  more

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    Hayagriva (2005) 14'

    Hayagriva is a horse-headed being known in Indian and Tibetan sacred literature and art as an incarnation of Vishnu, associated with knowledge and wisdom. more

    Opera

    Raven Caller

    Black Feather Rising (2008) 90'

    At a tribal gathering, a young man and young woman see each other, and fall in love.  But she, West-Wind-Rising, is married with a child.  He, Raven Caller, is in subjection to a witch who punishes him . . .  more

    Ion (2000, rev. 2003) 120'

    Param Vir's third opera, Ion is based on the play of the same name by Euripides, in a translation by dramatist David Lan. It is the story of a mother’s grief, of a son lost and found and a timeless quest for truth, honesty and identity. more

    Choral

    Brain waves in trance

    He Begins His Great Trance (2008) 21'

    This is a full choral version of Tagore's famous poem Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva and is based on my earlier setting of this poem for the London Sinfonietta Voices. more

    2 - 6 Players

    Kim Malthe-Bruun

    . . . beyond the reach of the world . . . (2009) 17'

    This work is inspired by the writings of Kim Malthe-Bruun (1923 – 1945), a Danish seaman who was active in the Resistance during the 2nd   World War.  more

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    angel blue (2002) 2'

    For piano and cello, about Grade 2 level, for young players. more

    Solo Voices and up to 7 Players

    Patricia Rozario

    Wheeling Past the Stars (2007) 23'

    This cycle of four settings of Tagore poetry was composed at the request of cellist Rohan de Saram in 1997. The four poems are selected for their variety of feeling and rhythmic pace. Together they form a small portrait of Tagore. more

    Solo Works

    Kim Malthe-Bruun

    . . . beyond the reach of the world . . . (2009) 16'

    This work is inspired by the writings of Kim Malthe-Bruun (1923 – 1945), a Danish seaman who was active in the Resistance during the Second   World War. more

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    Ratri (2003) 3'

    'Ratri' means night in Hindi. This short work for solo piano, commissioned by the ABRSM, forms part of their Anthology of contemporary piano works: SPECTRUM 4. more

    White Light Chorale (2000) 1'

    Short work for young players, for solo piano. Commissioned by the ABRSM. more