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Orchestral Works

Scores for purchase through the AMC. Parts Hire available through hire@devirra.com or Zinfonia

Dancing on Clouds (2018) c. 5 mins
string chamber orchestra
commissioned by the Hush Foundation for the ACO Collective.
Recording available on ABC Classics.


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Trombone Concerto (2017) c. 18mins
solo trombone, 3.3.3.3. 4.3.3.1 timp + 3 perc hp strings
Commissioned by Ken Evans for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Hire through Zinfonia.

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Dawn and Darkness - Cello Concerto (2016) c. 15 mins.
solo cello, 2.2.2.2 2.0.0.0 timp + 2 perc. celesta, hp, strings
Commissioned by Vicki Olsson for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Hire through Zinfonia.


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Jandamarra: Sing for the Country Ngalanybarra Muwayi.u (2014) c. 60 mins

Dramatic Cantata for SSA Children's Choir, SATB Choir with semichorus, solo baritone,
narrators, actors, Indigenous ensemble of singers and dancers and orchestra
3.2.3.2 4.3.3.1 timp + 4 perc hp keyboard strings
Commissioned by Geoff Ainsworth & Vicki Olsson for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Libretto by Steve Hawke & the Bunuba Community. Hire through Zinfonia.


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Piccolo Concerto (2013) c. 20 mins. Published by Trübcher Publishing.
solo Piccolo, 2.2.2.2 4.2.2.1 timp + 2 perc hp strings.

I Hymn II Scherzo: Wheels within Wheels
2nd movement also available as solo Piccolo plus 1.1.2.1 1.1.1.1 2 perc hp pno strings (1.1.1.1.1 or small groups)
Commissioned by the Melbourne, Adelaide and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras. CD recording available.

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The Magic Island (2013) c. 5 mins
2.2.2.2 4.2.2.0 timp + 2 perc hp strings
Commissioned by the Hush Music Foundation. Hire through Zinfonia.
CD recording: Hush Volume 13

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Qinoth (2011) c. 18 mins
string chamber orchestra (at least 3.3.2.2.1). Hire through Zinfonia.
Commissioned by the Creative Music fund for the Australian Chamber Orchestra & ACO2

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Elegies and Dances (2008/2011) c. 12 mins
for string chamber orchestra (at least 4.3.2.2.1). Hire through Zinfonia.

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Pulse • Heart • Beat (1998/2010) c. 8 mins

for chamber orchestra (1.1.2.1 1.1.1.0 1 perc pno strings - single or small groups). Hire through Zinfonia.

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Machinations (2006) c. 12 mins

2.2.3.2 4.2.3.1 timp + 3 perc hp celesta strings

Commissioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Hire through Zinfonia.

 

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Spin Dance (2005) c. 3 mins

2.2.2.2 2.0.0.0 1 perc strings

Commissioned by the SSO Education program. Hire through Zinfonia.

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Jet-Stream (2004) c. 5 mins

2.2.2.2 4.2.3.1 timp + 2 (or 3) perc hp strings

Commissioned by Rotary Australia for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Hire through Zinfonia.

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Fantasia on a Theme of Vaughan Williams (2003) c. 18 mins

2.2.2.2 4.3.3.0 timp + 3 perc celesta strings

Awarded 1st place in the Toru Takemitsu Composition Prize. Hire through Zinfonia.

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Helter Skelter (2003) c. 4 mins 30 sec

2.2.2.2 4.2.3.0 timp + 2 perc piano strings

Commissioned by SSO Education Program. Hire through Zinfonia.

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Yanihndi - Concerto for Oboe, Harp and Strings (2003) c. 16 mins

Solo oboe, solo harp, string orchestra (at least 4.4.3.2.2)

Commissioned by the Bangalow Music Festival. Hire through Zinfonia.

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Groundswell (2002) c. 6 mins

2.2.2.2 4.2.3.0 timp + 2 perc hp strings

Commissioned by SSO Education Program. Hire through Zinfonia.

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The Heavens Declare (1999 rev. 2016) c. 20 mins

3.3.3.3 4.3.3.1 timp + 4 perc harp piano/cel Large SATB Chorus strings

Commissioned by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. Re-orchestrated version commissioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Hire through Zinfonia.

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Morning Star (1992/98) c. 9 mins

string orchestra Hire through Zinfonia.