|Ian with Timothy Eckert|
Flags and Emblems (18', 2012 IW) fantasy for piano, orchestra and flute band.
Premiere 30.10.12; Matthew Schellhorn, Ulster Orchestra, Ballygowan Flute Band/I. Wilson; Ulster Hall, Belfast/UK.
Commissioned by the Ulster Orchestra with funds from the Lottery Unity of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
The stars, the seas (25', 2011 RIC).
Premiere 17.02.12; Ulster Orchestra, Cappella Caeciliana/P. Watkins; Ulster Hall, Belfast/UK.
Commissioned by the Ulster Orchestra Society.
An tIarthar (10', 2010 IW) for string orchestra.
Premiere 09.10.10; Concerto Málaga & Donegal Chamber Orchestra/Massimo Paris; An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny/IR.
Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel (12’, 2006 RIC) for symphonic wind ensemble.
Premiere 14.07.07; International Youth Wind Orchestra/G. Markson; World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) annual conference, Killarney/IR.
Commissioned by WASBE.
Sullen earth (14’, 2005 RIC). Concerto no. 3 for violin and string orchestra.
Premiere 07.11.05; Gordana Matijević-Nedeljković, vn, Belgrade Strings/R. Zollman; Kolarac Hall, Belgrade/SR.
Commissioned by the Belgrade Strings with funds from the Arts Council of Ireland.
Seascape with high cliffs (13’, 2006 RIC) for brass band.
Premiere 28.04.06; Black Dyke Band and the 9 other contestants of the 2006 European Brass Band Contest, Waterfront Hall, Belfast/UK.
Commissioned by the North of Ireland Bands Association with funds from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland Lottery Unit and Belfast City Council.
Winter finding (23’, 2004-5 RIC)
Premiere 16.09.05; RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland/G. Markson;
National Concert Hall Dublin/IR.
Commissioned by RTÉ.
Licht/ung (13’, 2004 UE)
Premiere 17.10.04; Orchestra dell’Arena di Verona/J. Debus; Venice Biennale/I.
Commissioned by the Venice Biennale.
Arbres d’alignement (10’, 2003 UE)
Premiere 20.02.04; RTÉ Concert Orchestra/J. Mercier; RTÉ Living Music Festival, Dublin/IR.
Commissioned by RTÉ.
Inquieto (18', 2001 UE). Concerto for marimba and orchestra.
Premiere 21.04.02; Pedro Carneiro, mba, London Mozart Players/Andrew Parrott; Queen Elizabeth Hall, London/UK.
Commissioned by the London Mozart Players.
Man-o’-War (13’, 2001 UE)
Premiere 06.08.01; Ulster Orchestra/D. Sitkovetsky;
BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London/UK.
Commissioned by the BBC Proms.
An angel serves a small breakfast (17’, 1999 UE). Concerto no. 2 for violin and orchestra.
Premiere 11.07.00; Rebecca Hirsch, vn, BBC National Orchestra of Wales/P. Daniel; Cheltenham Festival/UK.
What we can see of the sky has fallen (5’, 1999 UE)
Premiere 24.04.99; Camerata Ireland/B. Douglas; Stormont Castle, Belfast/UK.
Commissioned by Camerata Ireland.
Messenger (37’, 1998-9). Concerto no.1 for violin and orchestra.
Premiere 12.01.01; Catherine Leonard, vn, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland/
G. Markson; National Concert Hall Dublin/IR.
Commissioned by RTÉ.
Limena (18’, 1998 UE). Concerto for piano and string orchestra.
Premiere 04.03.99; Hugh Tinney, pno, Irish Chamber Orchestra;
University Concert Hall, Limerick/IR.
Commissioned by the Irish Chamber Orchestra.
Who’s afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue? (20’, 1998 UE). Concerto for alto sax and orchestra.
Premiere 30.04.99; Gerard McChrystal, alto sax, Ulster Orchestra/J. Lubbock;
Sonorities Festival, Belfast/UK.
Commissioned by the BBC.
Between the moon and the deep blue sea (10’, 1997 UE)
Premiere 29.08.97; Ulster Youth Orchestra/G. Bauer-Schenk;
University of Ulster, Coleraine/UK.
Commissioned by the Ulster Youth Orchestra with funds from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland Lottery Unit.
Rich Harbour (31’, 1994-5 UE). Concerto for organ and orchestra.
Premiere 21.06.96; Peter Sweeney, org, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland/
N. Willen; National Concert Hall, Dublin/IR.
Jointly commissioned by RTÉ, National Concert Hall Dublin and Arts Council of Ireland.
Rise (11’, 1993 UE).
Premiere 22.04.94; Ulster Orchestra/M. Bamert; University of Ulster, Coleraine/UK.
Commissioned by the University of Ulster.
Running, Thinking, Finding (19’, 1989 UE)
Premiere 25.10.91; Norwegian Radio Orchestra/C. Eggen; Ultima Festival, Oslo/NO.
Winner of the Ultima Festival composition prize, 1991.