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LARGE ENSEMBLE / ORCHESTRAL - CHAMBER - SOLO - VOCAL - OPERATIC - INSTALLATION


SELECTED COMPOSITIONS AND PREMIERES

LARGE ENSEMBLE / ORCHESTRAL

Concerto for Alto Saxophone, Percussion and Orchestra  (2012) - 19 min
Wallace Halladay/Ryan Scott / Esprit Orchestra
Toronto, March 2013

Catharsis
  (2010) - 14 min
chamber orchestra
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Vancouver, May 2010

Echo
  (2009) - 15 min
solo steelpan and steel band
Liam Teague / Hannaford Street Silver Band
Toronto, March 2009

Pandora
(2008) - 13 min
ob/hn/gamelan
Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan
Toronto, May 2010

Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra
  (2006) - 20 min
Ryan Scott / Esprit Orchestra
Toronto, May 2006

Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra (2002) - 20 min
Joseph Salvalaggio / Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis, Jan 2003

Clasm (2001) - 10 min
full orchestra
Boris Brott Festival
Hamilton, July 2001

Prelude (2000) - 8 min
string orchestra
Sanya Eng and Ryan Scott
Toronto, Nov 2000

Purge (1997) - 10 min
string orchestra
Windsor Symphony
Windsor, Oct 1998

Four (1997) - 10 min
string orchestra and percussion
Toronto, April 1997


CHAMBER

Spectre (2008) - 11 min 
t.sax / perc and audio

Wallace Halladay and Ryan Scott
Toronto, Dec 2008

Fibodoiccanez Splice (2007) - 5 min 
perc / 2 pno

Toca Loca P*P Project
Toronto, Mar 2007

Etoiles
(2007) - 5 min 
harp / perc

Arpatambora
Toronto, Dec 2007

Pulse (2006) - 10 min
3bsn/c.bsn
Caliban Quartet 

Chaconne (2004) - 9 min
ob/hn/pno
Sarah Jeffrey and Gabriel Radford
Toronto, Nov 2004

Prism (2004) - 10 min
fl/pno
Lee-Villanueva Duo
Toronto, May 2004

Trio No. 1
(2003) - 16 min
vln/vlc/pno
Gryphon Trio
Ottawa International Chamber Music Fest, Aug 2003

Time Around Scars (2002) - 18 min
vln/pno
Lee/Bard Duo
Toronto, Aug 2002

Ire (2000) - 10 min
vib/2vln/vla/vlc
Festival of the Sound
Parry Sound, July 2000

Autonomy (1999) - 13 min
vln/vla/vlc/mba/pno
Festival of the Sound
Parry Sound, July 1999

String Quartet No. 2
(1997) - 19 min
2vln/vla/vlc
Metro Quartet
Toronto, April 1997

String Quartet No. 1 (1993) - 7 min
2vln/vla/vlc
Airtight Quartet
Calgary, April 1993


SOLO

Mr. Bumble Meets His Maker (2010) - 10 min
tenor sax and audio
Wallace Halladay
Toronto, May 2011
Esprit Orchestra’s New Wave Festival

Reflection (2008) - 7 min
vibraphone and audio
Fernando Rocha
Toronto, Dec 2008

Leviathan
(2007) - 11 min
accordion and audio
Joseph Petric
Ottawa, Aug 2009
Ottawa Chamber Music Festival

Insomniak (2004) - 15 min
sop and bar sax
Wallace Halladay
Toronto, March 2006

Succession (1998) - 12 min
oboe and audio
Joseph Salvalaggio
Toronto, Feb 1998

Summon (1997) - 9 min
horn and audio
Gabriel Radford
Toronto, April 1997 
 

VOCAL

The Living Spectacle (2014) - 15 min
sop/pno
text Charles Baudelaire, tr. Roy Campbell
Candadian Art Song Project and Ambur Braid
Premiere - TBA

Waypoints (2013) - 16 min
bar/pno
text Zachariah Wells
Phillip Addis and Emily Hamper
Premiere - Toronto, December 2013
Music Toronto - Jane Mallett Theatre
Paris - l'Opéra National de Paris: L'Amphithéâtre de la Bastille, Paris, FR

The Sun Rising
(2012) - 10 min
ten/pno
text John Donne
Lawrence Wiliford
Premiere TBA

Icarus in the Sea
(2012) - 17 min
chamber choir
text Lorna Crozier
Canadian Chamber Choir
Ontario tours, 2012/2013
Nova Scotia Tour, 2013
British Columbia Tour, 2013

Concrete Toronto
(2008) - 15 min
sop/t.sax
text Carl Wilson / Justine Purcell / Darren O’Donnell
Carla Huhtanen and Wallace Halladay
Music Gallery - SoundaXis Festival
Toronto, May 2008

Dark
(2007) - 10 min
2m.sop/cl/vib/pno/vln/db
text Pat Lowther
Roger Moore - Toca Loca
Toronto, May 2007

The Colour Blue (2005) - 10 min
sop/c.ten/pno
text Lorna Crozier
Carla Huhtanen and Scott Belluz
Toronto, July 2005

Brunswick Avenue (2000) - 11 min
mezzo/pno
text Dennis Lee
The Aldeburgh Connection
Toronto, April 2000

The Garden Going On Without Us (1999) - 18 min
sop/fl/cl/mba/vln/vlc
text Lorna Crozier
Toronto, May 2000

The Rising Fire (1999) - 15 min
bar/mba
text Gwendolyn MacEwen
Toronto, Nov 1999

When I Have Fears (1996) - 5 min
sop/pno
text John Keats
Jean MacPhail
Toronto, April 1997

Corpses Have Grown (1996) - 11 min
sop/ob/vib/hp/pno/db
text Ken Saro-Wiwa
Toronto, 1997


OPERATIC

Northern Lights, Eastern Fire (2012) - 37 min
chamber opera
lib. Phoebe Tsang
Canadian Sinfonietta
Music Director, Pianist, Composer
Toronto, February 2013

Haiku Moments
(2002) - 18 min
chamber opera
lib. Jovanni Sy
Tapestry New Opera Works
Opera America Conference
Toronto, April 2002

The Visit  (1997) - 17 min
chamber opera
lib. M. Valency (ed M. Albano)
Toronto, April 1997


INSTALLATION

Reflections (2009) - 25 min 
part of CKS’s cave_music
2 or more improvising toy pianos/vibraphones with audio
Initial Concept and Improvisation Realizations by Katelyn Clark and Xenia Pestova
of the Contemporary Keyboard Society
Music and Electronics by Erik Ross
Text by Katelyn Clark, Handzia Feloniuk, Stephen Lloyd, Sierra Love,
Joanne Mitchell, Xenia Pestova, Erik Ross
Commissioned by the Canadian Music Centre’s New Music in New Places
Premiered at the Bonnechere Caves, Eganville, Sept. 2009

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