composer
Peter Fribbins
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Repertoire
Works published by Music Haven
   
Title
Instruments
min
CHAMBER MUSIC FOR STRINGS / STRINGS & PIANO
String Quartet No.1 - I Have the Serpent Brought 1990-1998
(rev. 2002-04)        
Original version premiered at the Holywell Room, Oxford, 1998
First revised version premiered by the Delme Quartet, Purcell Room, 2002
Second revised version premiered by the Allegri Quartet,
autumn 2005
String Quartet    
15
String Quartet No.2 - 'After Cromer' 2006        
Commissioned by the Chilingirian Quartet
. Premiered November 2006.
String Quartet 
20
Sonata for Cello and Piano 2004-05                                                                        
Commissioned by Raphael Wallfisch & John York
Premiere: November 2005
Cello & Piano  
18
Piano Trio 2003-04                              
Commissioned by Haydn Trio Eisenstadt
Premiered in Vienna and broadcast on Austrian radio (ORF)
October 2004

UK premiere: Conway Hall, London, January 2005
Violin, Cello & Piano
22
'Softly in the dusk...' for Piano Trio 2006/2007
Commissioned by the Rosamunde Trio
(Martino Tirimo, Daniel Veis, Ben Sayevich)
and premiered on March 12th 2007, Wigmore Hall, London.
for Piano Trio
9
‘…that which echoes in eternity’ for cello and piano     
Premiered by Ferenc Szcuks & Mine Dogantan Dack, London,
October 2005
Cello & Piano version
12
‘…that which echoes in eternity’ 2002-03                                          
Premiered by Jack Liebeck & Katya Apekisheva, Purcell Room, April 2003
Violin & Piano
12
‘Dances & Laments’ 2007-2010
commissioned by Philippe Graffin
Premiered Sept 2010, St Nazaire, France
Violin and Cello duo
12
Fantasias for Viola & Piano 2007 & 2011    
(No.1 premiered Monday 27 August 2007,
Commissioned by the Presteigne Festival, Wales
No.2 premiered June 10 2011: commissioned by Eniko Magyar)
Viola & Piano
11
'Variation on a Burns Air' 2009
Commissioned by the Primrose Piano Quartet
Premiered Scotland, November 2009
Piano, violin, viola and cello
3
Lento & Canzonetta 1994 & 98                                                         
also version for Soprano Saxophone & piano
Violin & Piano
7
‘Sonata for Solo Violin’ 2011/2012 
(view the first page of the score)                                            
for Violin
10
MIXED CHAMBER
The Zong Affair 2011
Premiere: Kings Place May 15th 2011 - Turner Ensemble
cl;bsn;hn;vn;va;vc;db
8
Clarinet Quintet 1999-2001                                                
Premiered by Katherine Spencer and the Solaris Quartet,
South Bank, 2002
- Recorded by the
Allegri Quartet & James Campbell October 2004
Clarinet & String Quartet  
15
Concertino for Seven 2002-03                                    
Commissioned by Music Past & Present Series, Highgate, London
Premiered by the Bennelong Ensemble, conducted by Alex Briger, March 2003
fl dbl picc/cl dbl b.cl/a.sax/vln/vla/vc/pno
10
Variations on an Original Theme 2001                                  
Commissioned by the British Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar Federation
Banjo & String Quartet 
9
WIND / VOCAL
‘I Travelled Among Unknown Men’ after Wordsworth, song for soprano & piano, 2012                                                        
Soprano & Piano 
3
Three Songs 1991-98                                                        
Premiered at the Assembly House, Norwich, 1999
Recording by Susanne Teufel & Victor Sangiorgio in preparation
Soprano & Piano 
12
In Xanadu 1991
Runner-up in Royal Philharmonic Society Prize, 1991
Recorded by the London Cantilena Quintet for Serendipity, 1992




Wind Quintet   
15
Pavane 1989     
Premiered by the Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, 1989
Brass Quintet
6
Porphyria’s Lover 1994-1996                                                
Premiered by Nancy Ruffer & Jonathan Ayerst,
Purcell Room London, 2000

Recorded by Nancy Ruffer & Marcia Crayford for Guild, 2001
Flute & Piano  
15

Inferno 1990-91                                                                    
Commissioned by Nicholas Cox & Vanessa Latarche
Revised 2003: new version premiered Nottingham, 2004

Clarinet & Piano
12
Lento & Canzonetta 1994 & 98                                                         
Also version for violin & piano
Soprano Saxophone & piano
7
Mim for solo clarinet 2004
(also solo viola version)                                        
For Lionel Elton
solo clarinet/viola
2
ORCHESTRAL
Violin Concerto 2012-14
Premiere: Cadogan Hall, London, 17 February 2015,
English Chamber Orchestra with Philippe Graffin (vln),
Jean-Jacques Kantorow (conductor)
picc.fl.ob.cl.bcl.bsn.cbsn/2.1.1.0
/timps/percuss/hp/strings
30
Piano Concerto 2010-11
Premiere: Cadogan Hall, London, April 9th 2011,
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Robertas Šervenikas, etc.
2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timps;piano solo/str (min 8.7.6.5.3)
31
Capriccio for orchestra 2005-2007    
fl+picc/2ob/3Cl(Eb,Bb,bass) /Bsn+CBsn/4.2.3.1/2perc+timps/hp/Str
10
Hidden in this Nothingness 2003                  
Commissioned by Sinfonia Viva        
Premiered January 2004 by Sinfonia Viva & Nicholas Kok
1.1.1.1/2.1.0.0/1percuss/str: 5.4.3.3.1
9
PIANO / KEYBOARD
‘Forlane’ from ‘Le tombeau de Rachmaninov’
Premiered by Noriko Ogawa, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 19 April 2015
for Piano
 
4
‘Aquarelle’ 2012
to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of
Claude Debussy
for Piano
4
A Haydn Prelude for John McCabe 2009
for Piano
3
Nocturne 1994                                                                                
Premiered at the Holywell Room, Oxford.
for Piano
6
'Prelude & Fugue on Cromer' (2005 & 2011)
Premiere: August 2005, Norfolk, England.
Organ (piano)   
9
'An imaginative use of instrumental colour, figuration and melodic material…’ - British Music Society News