photograph by Jason Ingram

Sculpture by Eleanor Glover

What might have been and what has been point to one end, which is always present.

T. S. Eliot, ‘Burnt Norton’ from Four Quartets

What Might Have Been

What Might Have Been was commissioned by the Deal Festival for performance alongside a reading of T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets at St Andrew’s Church, Deal, Kent. It was performed by Christos Andreou, Alan Shellard and Jocelyn Howells (Bb clarinets) and David Campbell (bass clarinet) The piece received a London performance at The Warehouse, Theed Street, Waterloo on 26th February 2008, where the players were Helen Smith, James Burgess and George Giorgiou (Bb clarinets) and John Slack (bass clarinet).

Woman with Advising Bird

Woman with advising bird is a short piece for alto sax and piano, based on a work by Bristol sculptor Eleanor Glover.

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‘. .a thrillingly eerie score.. .’

Venue Magazine - The Illusion

. . I don’t think I’ve been quite so moved by an event in years.  I absolutely loved the work, it was so powerful on so many levels . .

Catherine Freda, Head of Education, St George’s Bristol - Home by Christmas

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