Josephine Stephenson

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solo

  • Anamnesis

    2012

    for solo cello

    duration 3'30

    First performance: Anne Chauveau, National Portrait Gallery, 14.12.2012

  • Sestina

    2015

    for solo piano

    duration 6'

    First performance: Gina Poli, Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, 05.06.2015

  • a tendency to such changes

    2016

    for solo viola da gamba

    duration 8'

    First performance: Liam Byrne, Dulwich Picture Gallery, 03.11.2016

  • e.s.t.h.e.r.

    2012

    for solo violin

    duration 4'10

    First performance: Joo Yeon Sir, Listenpony, Sketch Club, 04.12.13

  • float

    2017

    for solo viola

    duration 6'

    First performance: Stephen Upshaw, Listenpony, The Warehouse, 06.06.17

  • hex12hex

    2012

    for solo piano

    duration 4'

    First performance: Gwenaëlle Rouger, Royal College of Music, 14.11.2012

chamber

duets
  • ...after George

    2015

    for clarinet and double bass

    duration 8'30

    First performance: The Hermes Experiment, Listenpony, Crypt on the Green, 12.05.2015

  • DUO

    2011

    for violin and piano

    duration 13'30

    First performance: Fiona Monbet and Kate Whitley, Listenpony, RADA Bar, 11.06.2012

  • Movement still

    2015

    for flute and violin

    duration 6'

    First performance: explorensemble, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, 13.05.2015

  • Récréation

    2013

    for flute/alto flute and cor anglais

    duration 4'

    First performance: Ilze Ikse and Rebecca Cass, Listenpony, TriSpace Gallery, 05.03.2014

  • our thoughts make spirals in their world

    2016

    for soprano and piano

    words by Ben Osborn

    duration 5'

    First performance: Agathe Peyrat and Romain Louveau, Auditorium du Petit Palais, Paris, 11.02.2016

trios
  • Two sacred evening songs

    2012

    for soprano, oboe and harpsichord

    duration 8'

    First performance: Molly Alexander, David Price and James Henshaw, Listenpony, 04.12.2012

  • Within the circle of your transience

    2014

    for violin, cello and piano

    duration 6'

    First performance: Albany Piano Trio, Royal College of Music, 01.07.2014

  • lignéchos

    2017

    for violin, clarinet and piano

    duration 8'

    First performance: Ensemble Miroirs Étendus, Lille Opera, 25.01.2017

quartets
  • All casual bits and scraps, assembled

    2015

    for percussion quartet

    duration 4'30

    First performance: Abstruckt, Listenpony, Crypt on the Green, 12.10.2015

  • Dormant (We Were Evergreen arr.)

    2015

    for 2 singers with ukulele and guitar, soprano, harp, clarinet and double bass

    duration 3'30

    First performance: Evergreen with The Hermes Experiment, Listenpony, Crypt on the Green, 12.05.2015

  • tanka

    2015

    for soprano, clarinet, double bass and harp

    duration 5'

    First performance: The Hermes Experiment, Lovescapes, Crypt on the Green, 20.06.2015

  • violence - silence - voice

    2015

    for mezzo-soprano, oboe, cello and piano

    duration 4'30

    First performance: Ensemble WOW, Listenpony, Rag Factory, 02.03.2015

5+
  • All I Am (HART arr.)

    2016

    for singer with guitar, 2 violins and vocal ensemble SATB

    duration 4'30

    First performance: HART with Mainly Two and Eo Nomine, Listenpony, St Ethelburga's, 02.03.2016

  • Through the bleak midwinter

    2015

    for singer and 5 players

    duration 3'

    First performance: The Coveryard, Karolaoke, Palm 2, 15.12.2015

  • [at. back. of. mind.]

    2014

    for 6 instruments

    duration 8'

    First performance: Masters Ensemble, Royal College of Music, 19.03.2014

orchestral

  • Abend

    2013

    for small orchestra

    duration 10'

    First performance: Sinfonia d'Amici conducted by Harry Ogg, LSO St Luke's, 21.09.2013

  • After All (David Bowie arr.)

    2016

    for 15 instruments, singer and choir

    duration 4'

    First performance: s t a r g a z e with Amanda Palmer, Marc Almond, Conor O'Brien, Philippe Jarroussky and the House Gospel Choir, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, 29.07.2016

  • I Can't Give Everything Away (David Bowie arr.)

    2016

    for 14 instruments and singer

    duration 5'

    First performance: s t a r g a z e with Paul Buchanan, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, 29.07.2016

  • Passing Figures

    2017

    for small orchestra

    duration 9'

  • The Man Who Sold The World (David Bowie arr.)

    2016

    for 13 instruments and singer with guitar

    duration 5'

    First performance: s t a r g a z e with Conor O'Brien, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, 29.07.2016

  • disquiet

    2015/2016

    for 15 instruments

    duration 5'

    First performance: Britten-Pears Contemporary Ensemble conducted by Jonathan Berman, Aldeburgh Festival, 24.06.2016

opera/theatre

  • GHOST OPERA (FellSwoop Theatre)

    2015

    for 2 actors, string quartet and tape

    duration 60'

    First performance (work-in-progress): FellSwoop Theatre, Van Kuijk Quartet, Aix en Juin, Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède, 27.06.2015

    First performance (Autumn tour): FellSwoop Theatre, The Lowry, Manchester, 16.10.2015

  • Les Constellations - Une Théorie

    2016/2017

    for 2 actors, 2 sopranos and 4 instruments

    duration 75'

    First performance: L'Éventuel Hérisson Bleu with the Ensemble Miroirs Étendus, Bateau Feu, Dunkirk, 13.12.2016

  • On False Perspective

    2014

    for 5 singers and 12 instruments

    duration 18'

    First performance: Masters students conducted by Tim Murray, Hogarth's Stages, Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, 16.05.2014

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choral

  • Into thy hands (after Sheppard)

    2015

    for men's voices TTTTBarBarBB

    duration 4'

    First performance: Siglo de Oro, St Sepulchre Without Newgate, 25.09.2015

  • audrey

    2015

    for SATB choir

    words by Ben Osborn

    duration 3'30

    First performance: Portrait Choir, National Portrait Gallery, 18.09.2015

  • ce n'était pas nous

    2016

    for children's choir SSA

    words by Antoine Thiollier

    duration 8'

    First performance: Maîtrise de Radio France conducted by Morgan Jourdain, Maison de la Radio, Paris, 09.04.2016

  • equal parts star and dark

    2016

    for 5 voices SSATB

    words by Ben Osborn

    duration 5'

    First performance: Eo Nomine, Listenpony, St Ethelburga's, 02.03.2016

  • if only

    2015

    for 40 voices SSSSSAAAAATTTTTBarBarBarBarBarBBBBB

    duration 4'

    First performance: The Erebus Ensemble, Bristol Old Vic, Bristol Proms, 01.08.2015

electroacoustic

  • if nomen boat

    2013

    for stereo tape

    (featuring Fiona Monbet on violin)

    duration 8'

    First performance: Listenpony, RADA Bar, 19.06.2013

  • if nomen boat 2

    2016

    for violin and tape

    duration 8'30

    First performance: Eloisa-Fleur Thom, KammerKlang, Cafe Oto, 07.06.2016

film

  • Advance to contact (dir. Scott Ryan Vickers)

    2012

    short film

    score for solo cello

  • Aesop: The Guild of Artisans (dir. The Apiary)

    2014

    promotional film

    score for string quartet and tape

  • Emma, Change the Locks (dir. Julia Hart)

    2015

    short film

    Just In Case films

  • Eve (dir. Laurent Rippoll)

    2009

    short film

  • Fernglaswelten (dir. Felicitas Sonvilla)

    2008

    medium film

    score for viola and piano

  • Seuls (dir. Lucas Plançon)

    2017

    short film

    École Nationale Supérieure Louis-Lumière

  • Sparta North (dir. Julia Hart)

    2017

    short film

    Just In Case films

  • The Dark Road (dir. Andrew Saunders)

    2013

    short film

    score for string quartet