COMPOSITION BY  JOO YEON  SIR

 

'Scherzo' for Violin and Guitar (2017)

   First Performance: Snowden-Sir Duo, BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert at Royal College of Music, London, 8 March 2017

Duration: 4' 

 

'Paganinia' for  Violin and Guitar (2014)

    First Performance: Snowden-Sir Duo, Cheltenham Town Hall, Gloucestershire, 2 December 2014

Duration: 6' 

 

'Hommage a Brahms' for Horn, Violin and Piano (2012)

     First Performance: Schwarz Trio, St. Mary Magdalene Church, London, May 2012

Duration: 4'30'' 

 

'Summertime; 9A' for Solo Violin (2011) inspired by the work of the same name by Jackson Pollock

 

'Cold Dark Matter; An Exploded View' for Symphony Orchestra (2008) inspired by the work of the same name by British sculptor Cornelia Parker

     First Performance: Purcell School Symphony Orchestra conducted by Quentin Poole, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London, February 2008

     *Winner, Purcell School Composition Competition 2008

     *Purcell School 'David Cox Prize' 2008

 

'Cold Dark Matter; An Exploded View' for Solo Violin (2008) inspired by the work of the same name by British sculptor Cornelia Parker

   Duration: 3'

 

'Panic' for Trumpet and Percussion - Marimba, 4 Cowbells, 5 Temple Blocks, 1 Cymbal (2006)

     First Performance: Tristan Button (trumpet) and Joe Richards (percussion), Purcell School Constance Pilkington Hall, December 2006

     *Commissioned for BBC/Guardian Young Composer of the Year 2006 Winner's Day

     Duration: 46''

 

'January - Snow in the Alpes' & 'July - Rainfall' for String Octet (2005)

     First Performance: students of The Purcell School, Purcell School Constance Pilkington Hall, December 2005

     *Highly Recommend, BBC/Guardian Young Composer of the Year 2006 

 

'Conflict in Time' for Solo Violin, Violin, Cello, Trumpet and Piano (2005)

     First Performance: students of The Purcell School, Wigmore Hall, 2005

     Broadcasted on BBC Radio 3 of live performance by Endymion at Cadogan Hall, July 2005

     *Winner, BBC/Guardian Young Composer of the Year 2005

     *Second Prize, EPTA (European Piano Teachers Association) Composers Competition 2006

 

'Kuolema' for Piano and Percussion (2004)

     First Performance: Stephen Gutman (piano) and Richard Benjafield (percussion), as part of Birtwistle Games Festival; What Strikes The Clocke? Grand Ritual, Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer, South Bank Centre, October 2004

     Duration: 60''

 

'Weeping' for String Quartet (2003)

     First Performance: students of The Purcell School as part of Saints Alive! Concert in 'response' to Thomas Weelkes' madrigal 'Hark All Ye Lovely Saints', David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, November 2003