Andrew Thomas

composer - conductor

Vocal Music

Flowers, Aren't They? (2016) for soprano, clarinet, harp and double bass

Commissioned by New Dots

first performance: The Hermes Experiment, 16th November 2016

 

 

Ever Deeper Flood (2015-16) for mezzo soprano, harp, nohkan, otzasumi, kotzasumi, shite actor and electronics

Commissioned by Sound and Music and MU:Arts

First performed by Lore Lixenberg (M.S.), Yukihiro Isso (nohkan), Mary Reid (Harp), Yoshimasa Kanze (Shite), Mitsuhiro Kakihara (otsuzumi), Tatsushi Narita (kotsuzumi)

Kings Place, London, 14th May 2016

 

 

Charlie Grimes (2015)

a chamber opera for soprano, baritone, bass, clarinet, cello, percussion and piano.

Commissioned by Jerwood Opera Writing Scheme

First performance in the Britten Studio, Snape Maltings (cond. Clement Power)

17th September 2015

c. 11 minutes

 

 

Beati Clavi (2014-2015) for soprano, alto, tenor, bass and organ.

Commissioned by St Giles-in-the-Field's Church, London.

First performance t.b.c.

c. 3 minutes

 

 

Einfaltiges Lied (2014) for soprano, piccolo, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello and tape.

Commissioned by the Dr. K Sextet, first performed by Lesley-Jane Rogers (soprano) and the Dr. K Sextet (cond. Ewan Campbell)

Club Inegales, Euston, 22nd January 2015

c. 5 minutes

 

 

Song Fragments (2012) for solo baritone, clarinet, bassoon, guitar, viola and double bass

first perfromance:  Thumb Ensemble, cond. Dan Watson, baritone Matt Stone,  11th June 2012

c. 5 minutes

 

 

For Amber (2012) for baritone (or mezzo) and piano

c.3 minutes

 

 

Six Word Opera in One Act (2009) for soprano, clarinet, piano, cello and percussion

first performance: Rosemary Branch Festival, 26th April 2009

c. 2 minutes

 

 

Down Among the Dead Men (2008) for SATB

c. 6 minutes

 

 

The Lover's Thirst (2004) for baritone and ensemble

first performance: Birmingham Conservatoire, 17th May 2005

c. 11 minutes

 

 

Two Settings of Spike Milligan (2002) for baritone and piano

first performance: Henry Herford and Sarah Nichols

c. 3 minutes