Choreography of Trauma for ensemble, improvising choir and percussion; and Inside Us for vocalist, choir, audio & video.
Continuum Contemporary Music & Christine Duncan’s Element Choir with soloist Laura Swankey

Inside Us
918 Bathurst
Toronto, Canada
February 9, 2020

Every Word Was Once An Animal performance installation
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Interdisciplinary creation with Carla Bengtson, Darion Smith, Jessie Rose Vala and Peter Wetherwax

1430 Johnson Lane
Eugene, Oregon, USA
March 7 – April 18, 2020

Morse for mezzo-soprano & four electric guitars
Marie-Annick Béliveau & Instruments of Happiness
Text by Simin Behbahani (Iran)

New Works Calgary, Festival Hall, Calgary

Mar 8, 2020

fire break for orchestra
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

FirstOntario Concert Hall
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
March 14, 2020

Swerve for symphony orchestra
Victoria Symphony

Conducted by Bill Linwood. Featuring works by Anna Höstman, Eve de Castro-Robinson, Leonie Holmes and Analia Lludgar.

April 25, 8pm

Past Events

Cutwork for chamber orchestra
Auckland Chamber Orchestra

Composer Portrait Concert
Raye Freedman Arts Centre
Auckland, New Zealand
October 20, 2019

Ukiyo, floating world for chamber ensemble & video
Thin Edge New Music Collective

ONGAKU Festival
The Music Gallery
918 Bathurst
Toronto, Canada
September 22, 2019

Foundry for chamber ensemble
Ensemble des étudiants SON

Neue Klänge Sommerkonzert
Eglise du Pasquart
September 9, 2019

burl for piano solo
Stephen De Pledge

Dartington International Summer Festival

Dartington Great Hall
Totnes, Devon, UK
August 22, 2019

Stitch for 3 women and 3 sewing machines [35′]
Third Eye Theatre
Prop Theatre
3502 N. Elston, Chicago

Friday, June 14, 2019 — 7:30PM
Saturday, June 15, 2019 — 7:30PM 

Oil & Water for symphony orchestra [18′]
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Friday, June 7, 2019 — 8:00PM
Saturday, June 8, 2019 — 8:00PM 
Sunday, June 9, 2019 — 3:00PM

Sweat a cappella opera [70′]
CalArts School of Theater and Herb Alpert School of Music
Directed by J. Bonnell
Music Direction By Tanner Pfeiffer

Thursday, March 21, 8 pm
Friday, March 22, 8 pm
Saturday, March 23, 2 pm
Saturday, March 23, 8 pm

Five for vocalizing piano duo & percussion [8′]
Soundstreams Ensemble
Gregory Oh & Midori Koga, pianos
Ryan Scott, percussion

Shanghai New Music Week
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Six Pianos, Soundstreams Canada
Koerner Hall, Toronto
October 12, 2018

Morse for mezzo-soprano & four electric guitars
Marie-Annick Béliveau & Instruments of Happiness
Text by Simin Behbahani (Iran)

Mar 22 – New Music Concerts – Music Gallery, Toronto
Mar 27 – Sala Rossa – 4848 St. Laurent, Montréal
Mar 29 – Erreur de Type 27, Québec City

burl for piano solo
Stephen De Pledge
February 27, 2018
St Mary of the Angels, Wellington, New Zealand

Secret Arnold
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 @8pm, Orpheum Theatre
Monday, Jan 29, 2018 @8pm, Centennial Theatre

Inside Us
Installation and performance
Western Front, Vancouver
Exhibition: Feb 2-10
Opening: Feb 1, 7pm
Performance: Feb 8, 8pm
303 East 8th Ave
Vancouver, BC

Soprano Sarah Albu, Continuum and Jumblies Theatre

Evergreen Brick Works
June 3, 2017, 7:30 pm
June 4, 2017, 2:00 pm
Interactive installation 60 minutes prior to each show

Text by Zaccheus Jackson as part of The Unsilent Project
Performers: spoken word artists Zoe Pricelys Roy and Lindsay Eekwol Knight with The National Youth Orchestra
Director: Falen Johnson
July-August, 2017

a cappella chamber opera
Bicycle Opera tour
July-August, 2017

Vermillion Songs
Loft at Q, 305 Queen St, Auckland, New Zealand
November 13, 2016 @ 5pm
November 15, 2016 @ 6:30pm
The Arts Centre, Christchurch
November 17, 2016 @ 7pm

A new song cycle for superstar tenor Simon O’Neill and NZTrio with lyrics by Emily Dickinson. Composed with the generous support of CreativeNZ.

The Man Who Married Himself

Crow’s Theatre, Toronto, Canada

March 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
March 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
March 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

A new work for Toronto Masque Theatre in collaboration with writer Anna Chatterton and choreographer Hari Krishnan. With singers Alex Samaras, Subhiksha Rangarajan & Scott Belluz.

National Sawdust, Brooklyn, New York
October 26 & 27, 2016

A cappella opera for 5 soloists and chorus created with librettist Anna Chatterton. A Center for Contemporary Opera production in co-operation with Urbanvessel. Commissioned by Soundstreams Canada with funding from the Ontario Arts Council. Production funding from the Canada Council for the Arts.
Director: Giselle Ty
Conductor: Lydia Yankovskaya
Featuring: Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, Larissa Koniuk, Shabnam Kalbasi, Eric McKeever, and Patrick McNally

Opera Peep Show, Campbell House Museum, April 28-30, 2016

Doors open 6:30pm; performances from 7pm onwards

A 15-minute chamber opera exploring obsessions and possessions.

Composer and Musical Director: Juliet Palmer
Dramaturge: Baņuta Rubess
Performers: Jean Martin & Christine Duncan
Lyrics: Emily Dickinson and Gertrude Stein with additional found and verbatim text

A Passage to India

Toronto Masque Theatre Salon
Monday 29 February 2016, 7:30 pm
The Atrium at 21 Shaftesbury Avenue, Summerhill subway

TMT’s latest commission, The man who married himself, is  based on a Karnataka folk tale. We look at the dance, music and poetry of India that inspire this new work by composer Juliet Palmer, librettist Anna Chatterton and choreographer Hari Krishnan, drawing parallels between the music theatre traditions of India and the masque tradition of the West. Hosted and sponsored by TMT patrons Walter and Marina Unger, the evening will include snacks, tea, coffee, and a cash bar.

The Truth & The Truth

Aventa Ensemble
Sunday, February 7th, 2016 8pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria, B.C.

Stone’s Secret
Choirs of Victoria & Emmanuel Colleges

Wednesday October 14, 7:30pm
Isabel Bader Theatre, Toronto

Stone’s Secret is a setting of the poem by Toronto poet Margaret Avison. Commissioned by Victoria College on the occasion of the installation of the 7th President William Robins.

Singing River
An Urbanvessel production in collaboration with Aanmitaagzi, Pan Am Path, Evergreen Brick Works and Native Earth Performing Arts.
Lower Don Trail between Riverdale Bridge and Pottery Road, Toronto July 4-5, 2015

the truth & the truth
Aventa Ensemble — Corey Rae, percussion
Auckland School of Music, New Zealand, March 6, 2015 @7:30pm

Warsaw, January 2011

New York Independent Film Festival Official Selection

Crown Theater, New York City, October 17, 2014 @1pm