All posts of Tristan

Zubin Kanga Piano Ex Machina: Rhythm City Australian Premiere / Tour

Following on from the world premiere in London in March, Zubin Kanga will present my latest work, Rhythm City, in Australia this month. The work is for piano, live video sampler and electronics and is something a little bit different from me; I’ve been in interested in working with video for a while and have […]

New Videos Up

a line is a dot that went for a walk for solo percussion Performed by: Claire Edwardes Credits: Hospital Hill – recording and video   Daybreak for solo flute and electronics Performed by: Lamorna Nightingale Credits: Oliver Miller – video

Welcome to the New Site!

I’ve finally gotten around to upgrading the website! You’ll notice a recurring theme throughout the site: a photo of a mountain range I took while exploring Freycinet National Park in Tasmania – an amazingly beautiful place!  I’ll be adding more things to the site over the next little while including more work in the music […]

Sideband: the in-between Review

Check out this wonderfully in-depth review by Greg Schiemer of our recent Sideband release, the in-between. The album features my 2016 work short circuits. I particularly love the historical context Schiemer provides in his writeup. 

Review: a line is a dot that went for a walk

Some great reviews have come in for Ensemble Offspring’s Spectral Tech concert on September 29 which featured my  latest solo percussion piece, a line is a dot that went for a walk, performed by Claire Edwardes. Full review   Spectral Tech (Ensemble Offspring)

Spectral Tech

Check out these interviews ahead of the premiere of my new work, a line is a dot that went for a walk for percussionist Claire Edwardes. Ensemble Offspring Spectral Tech – Listen to the Composers Ever wondered what a composer is thinking about when they create a new work for a particular artist? Listen here to hear composers […]

Upcoming Performances

Birdsong at Dusk Ensemble Offspring July 31, 7:30pm Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School PROGRAM Jane Stanley – D-re-A-mi-N-gl-Y (movt. 1 & 2) (2017) – Australian Premiere Jane Stanley – Desert Rose (2010) Hollis Taylor & Jon Rose – Owen Springs Reserve (2014) Melody Eötvös – Leafcutter (2012) Felicity Wilcox – Yurabirong (2016) Jane Stanley – Helix […]

Title Track on Tambuco Percussion Ensemble’s New Release

My 2016 work, Smell of the Earth for percussion quartet appears as the title track on Tambuco Percussion’s latest CD. The work was written for Tambuco and commissioned for the 2016 Canberra International Music Festival. It’s a wonderful CD including works by Reich and Ravel – humbled to be included in the lineup! Listen on Apple Music  

Art Music Fund Success

Excited to have been awarded a grant alongside composer Fiona Hill through the Art Music Fund! This grant, funded through APRA/AMCOS, is in support of our Other Voices project involving collaborations with flautist Lamorna Nightingale and soprano Jane Sheldon. I’ll be writing a new work for flute and electronics called Daybreak which explores birdsong, mimicry and the natural […]

Sideband Album Released Featuring New Work

Sideband have released a new album featuring my 2016 work Short Circuits performed by legends Jane Bishop, alto flute, Ben Carey, tenor sax and Niki Johnson, percussion. A bit about the piece: Short Circuits continues an interest of mine in exploring the sounds of malfunctioning technology, in this case ideas surrounding circuit bending. This creative […]