Musikfabrik Portrait Concert

programme to include:

mire |…| veins for brass quintet;

ore for clarinet and string trio;

eöl for percussion solo with cl, sax, acc, vc, db;

on magnetic fields for a large ensemble divided into three chamber groups,

performed by Musikfabrik, conducted by Enno Poppe,

Cologne, October 2019


Honorary Doctorate from the National University of Ireland

Citation written and delivered by Professor Harry White,

Conferring Ceremony at the Royal College of Physicians,

Dublin, Ireland


Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Portrait Concert

programme to include:

on magnetic fields for two violins and loudspeaker;

teeth of light, tongue of waves for soprano and bassoon duo with strings;

eyam iv (Pluto’s farthest moons) for contrabass flute, spatialised ensemble, and electronics,

performed by The Riot Ensemble, conducted by Aaron Holloway Nahum,

UK, November 2019


Places in my Music/My Music in Places

Article for Arcana: Musicians on Music,

Curated by John Zorn,

New York, Autumn 2019



for baritone and piano,

three songs in the Irish language,

poems by Caitríona Ní Chléirchín,

Commissioned by Tionscadal na nAmhrán Ealaíne Gaeilge/Irish Language Art Song Project,

Ireland, 2020


Choral work for Abendmusik

Music for Galway 2020, European City of Culture,

Ireland, June 2020 


Guest Composition Faculty at Yarn/Wire Institute 

Stony Brook University,

June 21 – July 2, 2020,

New York, USA


LiederWerkstatt / Song Factory

New Vocal & Piano Works,

Commissioned by Kissinger Sommer Festival,

Bad Kissingen, Germany,

July 2020


After Beethoven

New Chamber Work & Curated Concert with Musikfabrik,

National Concert Hall’s Beethoven 250th Birthday Celebration,

Commissioned by the Office of Public Works,

Ireland, Autumn 2020


Composition Fellow

Civitella Ranieri Foundation

Perugia, Italy,



New Solo Work

for solo flute,

Claire Chase’s Density 2036,

New York, 2021


New Large Scale Work for Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra

New Music Dublin Festival,

Ireland, 2021



film version of a recent chamber opera,

developed with funds from the Next Generation Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland,



New Ensemble Work

evening length piece for large ensemble,


Australia, 2021/22


New Operatic Work

Munich Biennale,

Germany, 2022


New Ensemble Work

Red Note Ensemble,

UK, 2022


New Collaborative Work

evening length piece for large ensemble,

Crash Ensemble,

Ireland, 2023


New Cycle of Works/Multi-Layered Theatre

for brass instruments and electronic sculptures in extended concert/theatre environments,

for Callum G’Froerer, Max Murray, Weston Olencki, and Samuel Stoll,

Developed with funds from The Arts Council of Ireland’s Music Bursary Award,

Ireland/Germany/Australia/USA, 2017-2025