ORCHESTRAL

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2023)
26 mins
2(p).2(CA).2.2 / 4.2.3.0 / timp + 2P / harp / strings min. 12.10.8.6.4, violin solo
A gorgeous full-length violin concerto in a 20th-century romantic Walton-esque style
A Fist Full Of Fives (2016)
10 mins
2+p.2.2.2+cb / 2.2.3 / timp / strings 12.10.8.6.4
A punchy showcase concert opener for orchestra, using the same line-up as Beethoven 5
Short Story (2022)
8 mins
2(p).2.2.2 / 4.2.3 / timp / strings
An orchestral tone poem that invites the listener to invent their own narrative
War Horse Orchestral Suite (2023)
15 mins
2(p).2.2(bcl).2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 2P / harp / strings min. 12.10.8.6.4
An orchestral suite of highlights extracted from Adrian's score for the iconic stage show
War Horse The Story In Concert (2018)
1 hour 30 mins
2(2=picc).2.2(2=Bcl).2 / 4.3.3.1(euph) / timp / 2perc / hp / strings / baritone folk soloist / SATB
The orchestral/choral version of the War Horse story, with baritone soloist and narration of Michael Morpurgo's book
Theatre Miniatures #1: The Train Departs (2023)
3 mins 30 secs
2+p.2(ca).2.2+cb / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 2P / harp / strings min 12.10.8.6.4
from Adrian's score for Murder On The Orient Express
Theatre Miniatures #2: Intermezzo (2023)
3 mins
2.1+ca.2.2+cb / 4.2.3 / timp / harp / strings min 12.10.8.6.4
A soft and richly-Romantic Mahlerian slow movement for orchestra
Theatre Miniatures #3: Gigue (2005)
1 min 30 secs
strings
A short joyful gigue from the Coram Boy score, arranged for string orchestra
Theatre Miniatures #4: Polperro Beach (2023)
5 mins
2+p.1+ca.2.2+cb / 4.2.3 / timp + 1P / harp / strings
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of Polperro Beach from Adrian's score for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Theatre Miniatures #5: Bacterial Dance (2023)
3 mins
1+p.2.2.2+cb / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 2P / strings min 12.10.8.6.4
Energetic orchestral arrangement of an excerpt from Adrian's score for Dr. Semmelweis
Some See Us (2014)
6 mins
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / 1perc / timp / harp / strings / cambiata voices in 2 parts
A powerful and dramatic short work for orchestra and cambiata boys' voices on the theme of war, with a libretto by Jon James
Not Norwegian Dance (2023)
2 mins 30 secs
2+picc.2.2.2+cbn / 4.3.3.1 / 2perc / timp / strings
A tongue-in-cheek 'lollipop' for orchestra
Sinfonietta (2012)
12 mins
2(2=picc).2(2=CA).2(2=BCl).2 / 4.2 / 1perc incl. vibraphone / timp / pno / hp / strings min 6.6.4.4.2
3-movement small orchestral work: Moderato - Passacaglia - Allegro
The Griffin And The Grail (2014)
45 mins
for orchestra, children's choir, men's choir, soloists and narrator
Children's fantasy tale for orchestra, choirs and narrator, with a libretto by Jon James
Kensington Fanfare (2006)
2 mins 30 secs
1+picc.2.2.2 / 6.3.3.1 / timp / 2perc / strings
A majestic short concert-filler fanfare for orchestra

ENSEMBLE

Sap And Sinews (2020)
7 mins
for violin, accordion, percussion and double bass
A fresh and sparkling single movement on the theme of emerging spring
Aerobatics Over Lake Wanaka (1998)
8 mins
for 6 pianos
Starting gently and developing into an exhilarating wild ride in a stunt plane over New Zealand's beautiful Lake Wanaka
Trio Dances (2021)
14 mins
for violin, viola and cello
A lively set of three dance movements for string trio. '..instantly caught the ear.. a tour de force' (Chris Kettle, Seen And Heard International)
Bicycle Dance In Lanes Of Leaves And Light (1998)
9 mins
for 2 pianos 8 hands
A joyful and energetic piece for double piano duo.. one of Adrian's earliest pieces
Montana Peaks (2018)
8 mins
for flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass
A Copland-esque tone poem with a rural Americana feel
Paxo Tango (2003)
6 mins
for soprano, baritone, piano, violin, viola and cello
A witty setting of the infamous Jeremy Paxman & Michael Howard interview on Newsnight in 1997
Theatre Miniatures #3: Gigue (2005)
1 min 30 secs
strings
A short joyful gigue from the Coram Boy score, arranged for string orchestra

SOLO/DUO

Spring Masque (2011)
5 mins
for violin and viola
'utterly joyous; a dazzlingly infectious jig scored for only violin and viola, but it feels like a lot more' Simon Thompson, MusicWeb International
Blackheath Crosslight (2019)
5 mins
for piano
An atmospheric nocturne depicting the long shadows cast across Blackheath on an autumn evening
Arpeggiare Variations (2015)
12 mins
for solo violin
Five-movement theme and variations work for unaccompanied violin: Tema - Assertivo - Tarantella - Lento - Ritorno
Eulogy (2021)
3 mins
for violin and piano
An elegiac movement for violin and piano
Consolation (2017)
2 mins
for piano
A quiet, contemplative short piece for piano
Nostalgium (2008)
4 mins
for violin and piano
A wistful and contemplative elegy for violin and piano
Pagvar (2020)
1 min
for solo violin
A variation on Paganini caprices for Fenella Humphreys' Caprices project

CHORAL

War Horse The Story In Concert (2018)
1 hour 30 mins
2(2=picc).2.2(2=Bcl).2 / 4.3.3.1(euph) / timp / 2perc / hp / strings / baritone folk soloist / SATB
The orchestral/choral version of the War Horse story, with baritone soloist and narration of Michael Morpurgo's book
Some See Us (2014)
6 mins
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / 1perc / timp / harp / strings / cambiata voices in 2 parts
A powerful and dramatic short work for orchestra and cambiata boys' voices on the theme of war, with a libretto by Jon James
The Griffin And The Grail (2014)
45 mins
for orchestra, children's choir, men's choir, soloists and narrator
Children's fantasy tale for orchestra, choirs and narrator, with a libretto by Jon James
Sweet Powell (2016)
6 mins
SATB
Choral anthem for Bristol Old Vic centenary

THEATRE

War Horse (2007)
The score for the National Theatre's production of War Horse
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (2011)
The score for the National Theatre's production of Curious Incident
Angels In America (2018)
The score for the National Theatre's production of Angels In America
Coram Boy (2005)
for SATB choir, string orchestra and keyboards
The score for the National Theatre's production of Jamila Gavin's Coram Boy
Dr. Semmelweis (2022)
The score for Bristol Old Vic's production of Dr. Semmelweis
Murder On The Orient Express (2022)
The score for Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Murder On The Orient Express
Nation (2009)
The score for the National Theatre's production of Nation
The Revenger's Tragedy (2009)
The score for the National Theatre's production of The Revenger's Tragedy
Husbands And Sons (2015)
The score for the National Theatre's production of Husbands And Sons
Cyrano de Bergerac (2019)
The score for Bristol Old Vic's production of Cyrano de Bergerac
Rules For Living (2015)
The score for the National Theatre's production of Rules For Living