Focus, evasion

performed in May 2017 by RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gavin Maloney, as part of the NSO/CMC project Composer Lab

Permanent Ritornello

performed by Crash Ensemble (conducted by Richard Baker) as part of New Music Dublin 2019

Demonstrable Progress

commissioned by UCD School of Science and Ad Astra Academy, written as part of a collaboration with video-artist Brian Duggan. Performed by Dylan Browne and Chloe Power

Developing Variations

performed by Elizabeth Hilliard (sop), Paul Roe (cl) and David Bremner (pf) as part of an AIC concert curated by Gráinne Mulvey

Cycle Studies mvts 2 & 3

performed by Gamelan Nua and David Bremner in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Variations upon ‘the usual reason’

performed by Mark Redmond (uilleann pipes) and David Bremner (organ). From the CD l’air du temps/the spirit of the times

NECC excerpts

excerpts from music composed for an experimental liturgy at Christ Church Cathedral, as part of the Northern European Cathedrals Conference, performed by a octet of voices and instruments: Aisling Kenny (sop), Kate Ellis (vc), Lisa Dowdall (vla), Mark Redmond (uilleann pipes) Robbie Blake (bass), Eileen Coyle (sop), Vincent Lynch (tenor), David Bremner (organ). Officiant: Canon Gilly Myers

Since the appearance

version for soprano (Elizabeth Hilliard) and piano (David Bremner)


performed by David Bremner (org), David Stalling (electronics) as part of Dún Laoghaire Summer Organ Concerts

Gap Static

performed by RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gavin Maloney, in a programme curated by Gráinne Mulvey as part of Horizons 2015

Sweelinck Fractal

performed by Joonho Park (organ) as part of Dún Laoghaire Organ Concerts and Pipeworks

A Realisation

performed by Tonnta in an event ‘Future Composers’ promoted by ENSEMBLE. Part of text from ‘The Brandy Glass’ copyright Louis MacNeice. Used by permission.

Dancing on the Threshold for choir

performed by New Dublin Voices, conducted by Bernie Sherlock

Driving through the waste territories: (Winter) for brass quintet

performed by Vox Merus

logic ballad #2: The guarded tourist makes the guide the test.

performed by Elizabeth Hilliard (soprano)

The Dukes of Banjax

performed by Joe O’Farrell (banjo) and David Bremner (live electronics)

Novelette (words of one syllable) for unaccompanied choir

performed by Milltown Chamber Choir, conducted by Orla Flanagan, as part of Béal Festival, Dublin November 2010. Text by Emily Crossland and David Bremner

Composure for bass clarinet

performed by Paul Roe

Pool for Irish lever harp

short piece written for Anne-Marie O’Farrell and performed by her in June 2010 at the National Concert Hall, Dublin

Coming for soprano and piano

Soprano: Elizabeth Hilliard
Piano: David Bremner

Text: Philip Larkin (used by permission)

Dreaming in boxes for piano

performed by me in an Irish Composers’ Collective gig at the National Concert Hall, September 2009

There must be something the matter with him for soprano and piano

text by R.D.Laing (used by permission)
performed by Elizabeth Hilliard (soprano) and David Bremner (piano) at Walled City Music Festival, August 2012

Mixed Circuits for orchestra

performed by Furness Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthea Bremner, at St Paul’s
Church, Barrow-in-Furness, UK, in June 2007



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