Alasdair Nicolson


Two Sisters, A Rose, A Flood and Snow [2006] Dramatic Oratorio

Libretto by Stewart Conn. SATB Soloists, Chorus and Children’s ChorusFirst performance LSO St Luke’s, 31 June 2006 conducted by the composer.Carole Irvine, Nicole Tibbels, Gareth Malone, Tom MacVeighLSO Community Choir and Children’s Choir.London Symphony Orchestra.Commissioned by LSO Discovery.


Songs and Secrets [2004] Youth Choir and Orchestra

Settings of poems of Emily Dickinson.First performance by the RSNO Junior Chorus and RSNO conducted by Christopher Bell. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow 6th June 2004.Commissioned by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Junior Chorus.


Ice [2001] Opera

Libretto by Andy Rashleigh. First performed by Carole Irvine and Richard Morris with members of the Tower Hamlets Community, directed by John Doyle, Great Hall, People's Palace, London. 27th July 2001. Commissioned by the City of London Sinfonia.


Sgathach [1997] Opera

Libretto (in Scottish Gaelic) Aonghas MacNeacail. First performed by members of the community from the Isle of Skye conducted by Stephen Deazley. Community Hall, Portree. June 1997. Commissioned by the Highland Festival.


Stone Ritual [1994] Orchestra

First performed by the COMA Summer School Orchestra conducted by Simon Foxley.  August 1994 Firth Hall, Sheffield.


Tam! [1993] Narrators, Children’s Chorus, Recorder Group, Orchestra

 [See Orchestral]


Banner [1992]  Chorus, Children’s Chorus, Orchestra and Wind Band.

[See Orchestral]


The River Sings [1987] 2 Trumpets, Percussion, Strings

 [See Orchestral]