Orchestra: picc.2.2.ca.sop.1.bcl.2.cbn - 4.3.2.btn.1 - 3perc - hp - str with children's voices and percussion
Composed with Luke Carver Goss. Commissioned by BBC National Orchestra of Wales for BBC Radio 3. First fully performed 2000 at St. David's Hall, Cardiff by BBC National Orchestra of Wales and school children, conducted by John Hardy and Luke Carver Goss.
Commissioned and broadcast by BBC Radio 3 as part of the ambitious TIME project for performance by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and fifty children, Fighting the Clock was composed with the active input of Luke Carver Goss and children from 2 schools in Beddau, a former coal village.
The piece has been performed at St. David's Hall by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, at the St Asaph Cathedral for the North Wales International Festival of Music by the Welsh Sinfonia, and in a later arrangement for 9 instrument chamber ensemble by the The Hardy Syndicate.
"From all of us at North Wales International Music Festival we would like to say a big thank you to the Welsh Sinfonia for delighting us and our audience with a wonderful performance."
Administrator for North Wales International Festival of Music, 2004