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JAKE WILLSON

 

LIST OF WORKS

 

Works for small ensemble

 

Flickering Shards for String Quartet and Trumpet, premiered by The Ligeti Quartet and Simon Desbruslais, 2012

 

Mirror Dances for Saxophone Quartet. Premiered by the Delta Sax Quartet, 2014. Winner of the David Lovatt composition award.

 

Sketches in High Contrast for String Quartet. Premiered by The Ligeti Quartet, 2012

 

H.O.C. for saxophone quartet. Premiered at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 2011

 

A Sentimental Tension for piano trio. Premiered by the Fidelio Trio, 2011

 

 The Red Meat Suite for Bass Clar., Vln, Vla, Piano. Premiered by the Gemini Ensemble, 2010, Winner of the David Lovatt composition award.

 

Unstuck in Time with Billy Pilgrim for wind ensemble (8 players) premiered by members of the University of Surrey Symphony Orchestra 2010

 

The Grotesque Boutique for String Quartet, premiered by members of the UoSSO, 2010.

 

Works for Large Ensemle

 

Fan Fiction for Orchestra premiered by the University of Surrey Symphony Orchestra, 2013

 

Focus for Chamber Orchestra, premiered by the University of Surrey Chamber Orchestra, 2012

 

 

Works for Soloist

 

Stanzas from Yerma for coloratura soprano and piano, premiered by Catherine May and Lindy Tennent-Brown, 2012

 

Grid Variations for solo piano, premiered by Ian Pace at the York Late Music Series, 2013

 

Works for film and new media

 

Theseus Woman (short film) written and directed by Brian Trent, 2012

 

Occ The Skeptical Cave Man (web series) by SGU productions (in post-production)

 

 

Orchestration Credits

 

Fire and Water from Jamie Salisbury's 'Endworlds' score, 2011. Performed by the Prague Filmharmonic Orchestra

 

Grieg Piano Concerto, reduced for Piano and String Quartet, for Stuart Mitchell. 2013