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Maestro – A film by David Donnelly

Apr 13, 2014   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments


Started working on the score for “Maestro”, a feature length film by David Donnelly. It explores the artistic process through the eyes of multi-Grammy award winning conductor Paavo Jarvi, who serves as the musical director of the Orchestre de Paris, and takes us on a creative journey rich in culture and history.



The Trouble with Dot and Harry

Feb 21, 2014   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments

Working on the comedy drama feature “The Trouble with Dot and Harry”, starring Neil Morrisey, directed by Gary Walkow. Due to record the score in the first week of April. Looking forward!

King of Nerac Premiered to critical acclaim

Jan 16, 2014   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments


Fugata Premiere “L’Annunziata” at The Forge, Camden 31st October 2013

Oct 31, 2013   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments

The fabulous Tango quintet prémiere “L’Annunziata” at the Forge on 31st October 2013 in Camden. Along with a prémiere by Bassist and Composer James Opstad, and a programme of Piazzolla.


Appointed composer in residence of the Welsh Sinfonia

Sep 18, 2013   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments

Appointed composer in residence of the Welsh Sinfonia under the baton of Mark Eager. The first concert of L’Annunziata and Last Letter for Cello and Orchestra will be performed on the 9th November at the Dora Skoutzer hall in Cardiff, and a new commission will performed on the 5th April also in Cardiff.



Cadogan Psalm first performance in Cadogan Hall 27th June 2013

Jul 3, 2013   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments

Cadogan Psalm for Solo Violin, Strings and Choir was performed at Cadogan Hall on the 27th June 2013

Cadogan Psalm was written and dedicated to Nicholas Kaye and Sussex House School

Violin – Anastasios Mivroudis

conductor – Christopher Scott

Sussex House Session Strings and Choir


“Fugata” at the Royal Albert Hall

Feb 13, 2013   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments


The fantastic Tango Quintet “Fugata” performs the first performance of  “L’Anunziata” at the Albert Hall on the 7th April 2013. Recordings of their fantastic performances can be heard here:

Here is a clip of Radio 3’s In Tune with Sean Rafferty, with Fugata playing L’Anunziata

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Ticket are available here:


Welsh Sinfonia performs “On the Idle Hill of Summer”

Oct 15, 2012   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments


740363_10200140842625307_1819835962_oMark Eager conducts the Welsh Sinfonia in the premiére of “On the Idle Hill of Summer”

for Tenor, Horn and String, sung by British Tenor Nicholas Mulroy, and joined by Angus West on Horn.


An article in the Western Mail about the concert:

Western Mail Article

Reviews of the concert:

A sterling perfrmance – Paul Corfield Godfey

a harmonically lush and sweeping musical backdrop – Philip May




Noah’s Lullaby

Oct 15, 2012   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments

In Feb 2011 Noah Tyler was born with a devastating brain injury. He died 10 months later at the Ty Hafan Hospice, where he had spent a large portion of his very short life. This piece is dedicated to his memory, and was performed at his memorial service in early 2012. We are hoping to raise money for Ty Hafan, through the Noah fund very shortly.



Associate of the Royal Academy of Music

May 17, 2012   //   by Michael   //   News  //  No Comments

Michael received an associateship to the Royal Academy of Music, presented by Lord Burns in January 2012. The ceremony took place in Duke’s Hall in May 2012.