Premieres & Commissions

New music

Apart from premiering countless works as harpist in the  BBCSO, Sioned’s association with composers over forty years has culminated in many diverse new works being composed for her, and which she premiered at prestigious events and venues.

 

SOLOS

 

Anthony Bolton              Impromptu for harp

One movement

 

David Graham-Ellis        Solipsis  3 movements

 

Amir Sadeghi Konjani    Saakene ravaan

(Stillness Afloat)         and                   

Myself and the resistance of wine

 

Alan Laing                         Sei Versi  A work in six sections

 

Cyril Lloyd                         Gethsemane  A tone poem for harp

 

John Marson                     Fantaisia  One movement in several sections

 

David Nevens                    Harping David  3 movements

 

Paul Patterson                  Spiders   4 movements

 

Patrick Piggott                 Sonata for Harp  2 movements

 

David Snell                         Ballade

 

Julia Simpson                    ‘The Frog Prince’

 

Michael Stimpson           ‘The Stars have withdrawn their shining’   3 movements            and

                                                ‘Maisry’

 

Amir  Tafreshipour         A Night in Shiraz

 

Hugh Webb                          Rogue Trader

 

Adrian Williams              Two pieces for harp

 

DUO

Bill Marx                             Duo for cello and harp

 

TRIO

John Tavener                    ‘To a child dancing in the wind’ flute, viola and harp

 

VOICE AND HARP

Huw Spratling                    Four Tennyson Songs Op.24

 

Anthony Purkiss               Aiolou

 

Michael Berkeley              ‘Wessex Graves’

 

Robin Holloway                 ‘The Noon’s Repose’

 

Gareth Glyn                          ‘Songs of the Marches’

 

Michael Stimpson               ‘Dylan’

 

 

CHOIR AND HARP

Anthony Bolton                  ‘A Garland of Carols’

 

Patrick Piggott                   ‘Samplers’ for soprano, girls voices

 

Alan Ridout                         ‘Hymn to the Holy Spirit’ for mixed voices

 

Adrian Williams                   ‘Merry Mirthday’

 

CONCERTOS

Peter Aviss                            Concertino for harp and strings

 

 

Graham Fitkin                     NO Doubt; Concerto for MIDI harp and strings

 

Susan Rothstein                  Lament for harp and strings

 

Amir Tafreshipour          ‘A Persian Reflection’ for harp, strings, celeste and single percussion player