List of work/upcoming commissions
(• pieces published by Schott here)
clarinet/electronics piece for Mark Simpson, Kings Place, London
piece for Britten Oboe Quartet, venue to be announced
song cycle for Lucy Schaefer and Huw Watkins, Cheltenham Festival, July.
string trio (Vln,vla,vc.), PAW festival, Dorset. Miranda Fulleylove (vln), Clara Biss (vla), Zoë Martlew (vc) and in London 1901 Arts Club, November 2019.
US premiere Tanglewood Festival August 2019. Chi Li (vln), Sam Pedersen (vla), Zoë (vc). Listen here
Voice, 2 pianos, 2 perc. Occupy the Pianos festival St John’s Smith Square. Text by @KimKierkegaardashian. Premiere by Lore Lixenberg (voice), Rolf Hind, Siwan Rhys (pnos), Craig App, George Barton (perc). Watch here and here
2017 Slap On
For flexible ensemble with keyboard. CoMA open score commission. More than 15 performances UK/Europe to date, including performance by Hong Kong New Music Ensemble at 2017 Festival de Verano in Oviedo, Spain. Score and parts available from CoMA. Watch 2016 CoMA premiere here.
2016 Broad St Burlesque
Bass clarinet, cello, cor anglais, piano. Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, 25th anniversary concert curated conducted by Thomas Adés, recorded for Radio 3. Sound Investor commission.
2015 Cabaret of the Absurd
for musicians, actors and dancers CoLab Festival, Trinity Laban, London.
2014 In the Meanwhile *
for 6 female vocalists. Setting of texts by Rabindranath Tagore.
2014 Karakia *
for SATB choir. Setting of traditional Mauri prayer.
2013 Berceuse *
for cello and paino
2012 Stir *
for cello without bow
2008 Salat Babilya *
for solo cello
2005 Shift, Trip *
for amplified cello and soundtrack. released on Non Classical 2018 with cellist Cecilia Bignell.
2005 Red Room
for voice and piano
2004 Variation Z – Hame
for piano Quartet, Mvt 7 of Variations on a Burns Air commissioned by The Primrose Quartet and recorded for Meridian.
for solo cello and tape
2005 onwards Z Unleashed and Revue Z
Zoë’s celebrated one woman musical cabaret show (her own words and music). Performances worldwide in a ludicrous range of venues including festivals in Canada, Plush (Dorset), Iceland, Spain, Denmark, Orkney and Wigmore Hall.
Music for Dance
Ongoing collaboration with New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Antonia Franceschi as performer/composer includes works for cello/voice/audio track with dance including:
Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House, London.
2003 Two – for Up From the Waste
Soho Theatre, London
Lion & Unicorn Theatre London
2005 Shift, trip
for Ballet Black at Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House. Further recent performances with dancers include Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Malta (2017), 92Y New York (2019)
Music For Theatre
Almeida Theatre – performer/composer
1995 Warning to the Curious
Eastern Angles Theatre tour – performer/composer