Concert Music

Symphony No 1
Recorded by the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer Please see discography.
Score and parts available for hire 
Symphony No 2
Awaiting performance/recording
Score and parts available for hire
Symphony No 3
Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer - released by Chandos in May 2009 Please see discography
Score and parts available for hire
Symphony no 4
Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer - released by Chandos in May 2009 Please see discography
Score and parts available for hire.
Symphony no 5
 Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer - released on the Discovery label March 2013
Score and parts available for hire. (duration 53 mins approx)
Symphony no 6
Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer - released on the Discovery label July 14th 2014
Score and parts available for hire.
Symphony no 7
Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer - released on the Discovery label July 14th 2014
Score and parts available for hire.
Night Voyage
Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer - released on the Discovery label July 14th 2014
Score and parts available for hire.
Storm!
Recorded by the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer Please see discography
Score and parts available for hire
Concerto for Guitar and orchestra
First performance, December 1st 2011, St. James Piccadilly, Craig Ogden, Orchestra of the City. Available on the Discovery Label from January 14th 2013 by Craig Ogden with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer
Score and parts available for hire
Concertino for Flute and Small Orchestra
Recorded by Catherine Handley (solo flute) with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer; Available on the Discovery Label from January 14th 2013 
Score and parts available for hire
Concerto for clarinet and String Orchestra
 Recorded by Michael Whight (solo clarinet) with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer; available on the Discovery label from January 14th 2013.
Score and parts available for hire
Concerto for oboe and String Orchestra
Recorded by Verity Gunning and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer - released by Chandos in May 2009 Please see discography
Score and parts available for hire
Piano Concerto for piano and orchestra
Recorded by Olga Dudnik with the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer Please see discography.
Score and parts available for hire
Poirot Fantasy
Commissioned by Anja Bukovec, this is a series of elaborate variations on the "Poirot" theme for violin and symphony orchestra; commissioned, performed and recorded by Anja Bukovec with the Slovenian Radio Symphony Orchestra, and performed by her at numerous venues
Concerto for Soprano Saxophone
("On Hungerford Bridge") Recorded by John Harle with the Academy of St Martin's in the Fields conducted by the composer Performed by John Harle with the Manchester Cmaerata conducted by the composer 1997. John Harle and the BBC Concert Orchestra, QEH, 2000 - report available here Several other performances in Europe.
There are two versions available for hire: full symphony orchestra, and chamber orchestra.
Woodland Trails, for two pianos 
Commissioned by Pamela Ross and Seth Grosshandler, and to be performed by them in New York City. 
Poirot Variants
Performed many times in the UK and abroad, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Barbican Hall, Royal Albert Hall, and Royal Festival Hall London, and also by several young musician's orchestras. The original version is for alto saxophone and symphony orchestra, and there is now a version for wind band which has been recorded by the Central Band of the RAF. A new and extended version has now been recorded by Chandos on "The FIlm and Television Music of Christopher Gunning." Please see discography.
Scores and parts available for hire.
"The Lobster"
For speaker and chamber group (text by Nick Darke) Performed at the QEH 1998 by Nicole Tibbels (speaker) with the Mephisto Ensemble conducted by the composer. Recorded on the Meridien label. Please see discography.
Score and parts available for hire.
Aunt Vita
Text by Peter Best. 

Premiered by the Finchley Children's Music Group in May 2001 and subsequently performed several times by the same group and by Winchester College choir conducted by Nicholas Wilks.
String Quartet
Recorded by the Juno Quartet - released on the Discovery label March 2013
Score and parts available for hire.
Dawn Preludes
For solo piano
Yorkshire Glory
A symphonic portrait of Yorkshire First performed in Leeds Town Hall by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vernon Handley, 1990 This was the entire soundtrack to a film directed by Ronnie Baxter for Yorkshire TV, and broadcast on the national network. Excerpts have recently been re-released by Sanctuary: Please see discography.
Arpeggione Sonata (Franz Schubert)
Orchestration for guitar and chamber orchestra Recorded by John Williams with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and performed by them in public all over the world. Also performed by several other leading guitarists. Guitar and piano version available from Guitar Notes.
Score and parts available for hire.
Fanfarade
Performed in 2000 by Fine Arts Brass
Score and parts available for hire.

 

October 11, 2011 |