Hikinuki (2015)

Clarinet

Commissioned and premiered by Anna Hashimoto, St John's Smith Square young artist
 

Hanamichi (2014)

Clarinet, CD and large building

Commissioned and premiered by Anna Hashimoto, Tokyo City Opera Recital Hall, Japan

 

Theatre of Resonance (2013)

Piano and video

Premiered by Christina McMaster, Royal Academy of Music, London

 

Rite (2011)

Viola

Comissioned and premiered by Diana Mathews, St John's Church, Wimbledon

 

Effaced (2009)

Violin and piano

Commissioned for the Mayor of London's Cultural Festival 2009

 

Ambuscade (2009)

Soprano Saxophone

Recorded by Joel Garthwaite on www.compositiontoday.com

 

 

 

Please see below for a list of selected works. Click on a title for a link to a recording where available. The Seven Arches and The Oxen are published by Stainer & Bell. Most other works are available from Composers Edition Reference copies of Walpurghis Night and Susurrus are kept in the Sound and Music archives. For all other works please contact the composer directly at richard.bullen@gmail.com

Visioni Simultanee (2014)

2.2.2.2./4.3.3./Timp./Strings

Commissioned by the Finchley Chamber Orchestra

Shortlisted for a 2015 BASCA British Composer Award

Large Ensemble

Steradian (2014)

12 Trombones, 12 torch beams and dark space

 

Scenes from a Tragedy (2013)

Solo Trumpet, percussion, piano, harp, string quintet (amplified)

Commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble

 

I can't find brumm... (2010)

fretted orchestra

Winner of the 2011 BASCA British Composer Award 'Making Music' category

 

Firewire (2009)

Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Piano, Bass

Winner of the 2009 Alan Bush Composition Prize

 

Walpurghis Night (2007)

1.1.1.1./1.1.1./Hp Pf 2perc 1.1.1.1.1.

Premiered by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conducted Ryan Wigglesworth

Winner of the 2006 University of Birmingham COMPASS prize

Small Ensemble

Garden of Forking Paths (2012)

Bass Clarinet, B flat Clarinet and E flat Clarinet

Written for the London Symphony Orchestra Soundhub scheme

Night Circus (2009)

Flute, Clarinet, Harp and Cello

Performed by the London Sinfonietta, Purcell Room, Southbank Centre

Solo / Duo

Orchestra

Choral

The Oxen (2016)

SATB unaccompanied (with divisions). Text: Thomas Hardy

UK premiere by St Paul's Cathedral Choir, cond. Andrew Carwood

Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd

The Seven Arches (2013)

SATB unaccompanied (with divisions). Text: Steve Willey

Premiered by the Finchley Chamber Choir

Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd

Elemental Songs and Dances

Vocal / Theatrical

Dividuels (2013)

Onstage singer and violin, and offstage violin and singer. Text: Lydia White

Commissioned and premiered by Cevanne, Handel House Museum composer-in-residence

 

The House of Asteria (2013)

Mezzo Soprano, eight clarinets, eight strings, video, large building

Written during the London Symphony Orchestra Soundhub Residency

Premiered by Lore Lixenberg and musicians from the Royal Academy of Music

 

Susurrus (2006)

12 concealed voices in audience

Educational

Elemental Songs and Dances (2013)

Baritone, ensemble and 120 school children

Commissioned by Spitalfields Music and Open Academy

Nominated for a BASCA British Composer Award 2013 'Education / Community'

Elemental Songs and Dances

Elemental Songs and Dances, Duke's Hall, The Royal Academy of Music