Arrrangements, compositions, editions

Monteverdi L'Incoronazione di Poppaea Edition performed Leeds 1979, Cambridge 1981, revised Leeds 2006
Longstaff Dorian Full-length ballet score, 20 performances Kiel 1984-5
Franck Prélude, Fugue et Variation Orchestrated for choreography Kiel 1986
Kern Show Boat Arranged orchestral material for Opera North production and tour 1989-91
Schneitzhöffer La Sylphide Full length ballet score freely revised and completed Summer 1991,  première Koblenz 9/1991, new production Lüneburg 1/1993
Donizetti L'Elisir d'Amore Reduced orchestration made for Clonter Opera Farm 8/1991, newly revised and completely retypeset July 2012
Tchaikovsky Does the day reign? Song orchestrated for performance by Joan Rodgers, Paul Daniel and the English Northern Philharmonia, Edinburgh Festival 1992
Dvorák Wind Serenade Arranged for small orchestra to accompany choreography by Graham Lustig, Northern Ballet Theatre première 2/1993
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Reduced orchestration made for Northern Ballet Theatre première 2/1993, published Boosey and Hawkes
Philip Feeney Cinderella Orchestrated approximately 20% of full-length ballet to facilitate completion by deadline, première 9/1993
Mozart Arias Smanie implacabili, Non so più, Voi che sapete Reduced orchestration made for Scottish Chamber Orchestra Ensemble 10/1993
Tchaikovsky Swan Lake Reduced orchestration made for Northern Ballet Theatre, première 9/1994, new production with different music/orchestration 2/2004 NB I can make up score/parts of any version of Swan Lake required with cuts/selection of numbers tailored to individual requirements: version for the State Street Ballet in California 8/2008; version for Southern Illinois Music Festival 5/2013
Smetana The Bartered Bride Reduced orchestration made of complete opera for Welsh National College of Music and Drama, 9/1995
Parry Jerusalem Scoring for large orchestra, 9/1995
Bill Connor The Dancing Princesses Opera orchestrated for performance by London W11 Children's opera, 12/1995
Minkus Don Quixote New orchestration made for Northern Ballet Theatre, première 3/1996
Carl Davis A Simple Man Version for student orchestra made for City of Salford Youth orchestra (NBT Education project), première 7/1996
Adam Giselle Reduced orchestration made for Northern Ballet Theatre, première 9/1997; new versions made for Northern Ballet 2011 and Southern Illinois Music Festival 2011
Handel Messiah Revision of Mozart orchestrations, performed Chesterfield Voices for Hospices 10/1997
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin Chamber version of complete opera for seven players made for Clonter Opera Farm, première 10/1997, subsequent performances at the 1998 Buxton Festival: clarinet, horn, string quartet and piano
Gershwin By Strauss Song orchestrated for Sheffield SO 12/1998
Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Version for symphonic wind band; performed 1/1999 SSO, 3/1999 North of England Chamber Orchestra
Bizet Carmen Orchestral version of opera made for dance production by Northern Ballet Theatre, première 2/1999, subsequent production with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Montreal October 2000
Grieg Wedding Day at Troldhaugen  Version for wind quintet and piano, 8/1999
Thea Musgrave Celebration Day Vocal score made of work for chorus and orchestra, published by Novello's 6/1999
Victor Herbert Art is calling for me Song from 'The Enchantress' orchestrated 12/1999
Elgar Great Expectations Ballet by Stefano Giannetti after Charles Dickens: reduced orchestrations made of various works (including 'Cockaigne' and 2nd & 4th movts. 1st symphony) - première Northern Ballet Theatre 02/2000
Wagner   Tristan und Isolde Arrangement of complete opera for two pianos commissioned by Camberwell Pocket Opera, premiere 05/2000 Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Param Vir Ion Vocal score made of opera (performances Aldeburgh and Almeida Festivals June 2000
Gualtiero Dazzi La Rosa del Ariadna Vocal score made of opera 12/2000
Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel Chamber version of complete opera for seven players made for Opera North Educational Tour, première 06/2001: clarinet doulbing bass clarinet, horn, string quartet and piano
Puccini Madame Butterfly Ballet in two acts by David Nixon - orchestral version of opera made for dance production by Northern Ballet Theatre, première 2/2002
Gershwin I Got Rhythm The Genius of Gershwin in Song and Dance (ballet by David Nixon, versions for small orchestra of An American in Paris, Cuban Overture, Rhapsody in Blue, excerpts from Porgy and Bess, and Girl Crazy (scenario for orchestra) - Northern Ballet Theatre première 5/2002
Handel arr. (attrib.) Mozart Judas Maccabaeus Score edited and copied for performance by Halifax Choral Society,(material available in Novello Hire Library), Anglia TV recording for BBC Choice 6/2002, 1st performance in Germany Halle 6/2004
Mendelssohn  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Ballet by David Nixon – music adapted and arranged from various pieces by Mendelssohn and Brahms – Northern Ballet Theatre première 09/2003
Verdi arr. Allan Stephenson La Traviata Ballet by Veronica Paeper - reduced orchestration made for restaging by Northern Ballet Theatre 02/2005
Puccini Madama Butterfly Reduced orchestration made for Opera Holland Park June 2005
Walton Façade Piano reduction revised and completed of Façade 1 and 2 plus some additional numbers for Oxford University Press September 2005
Malcolm Arnold The Three Musketeers Ballet by David Nixon – music adapted and arranged JL – Northern Ballet Theatre première 9/2006, recording on Quartz CD 2/2007
Various Composers A Sleeping Beauty Tale Ballet by David Nixon – reduced orchestrations of music by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Rimsky-Korsakov – Northern Ballet Theatre première 2/2007
Mozart The Marriage of Figaro Reduced orchestration for Leeds College of Music (première 4/2007) 1121 1100 timps strings
Leoncavallo Pagliacci Reduced orchestration of complete opera for Haddo House opera première 4/2007
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Ballet by David Nixon - reduced orchestration of complete ballet Northern Ballet Theatre première 10/2007
Mozart The Magic Flute Reduced orchestration for Leeds College of Music (première 4/2008
Lovenskjøld La Sylphide Ballet by August Bournonville; reduced orchestration of complete ballet for The Washington Ballet (première 02/2009
Minkus  La Bayadère Act 2 (The Kingdom of the Shades) Reduced orchestration for Northern Ballet Theatre première 02/2009
Claude-Michel
Schönberg
Cleopatra Ballet by David Nixon, score transcribed and orchestrated for Northern Ballet 02/2011
Various Composers Beauty and the Beast Ballet by David Nixon – reduced orchestrations of music by Saint-Säens, Bizet, Debussy and Glazunov – Northern Ballet première 12/2012, previous version with different music 12/2002
Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune Reduced version 1110 0000 harp, piano, harmonium, strings for Ivan Putrov, Sadler's Wells Theatre 03/2012
Various Composers The Ugly Duckling Ballet by Dreda Blow and Sebastian Loe – chamber versions of music by Borodin, Gounod, Saint-Säens, and many pieces of library music: – Northern Ballet première 10/2012, UK tour and CBeebies film 03-04/2013
Mozart The Marriage of Figaro Reduced orchestration for Young Opera Venture (première 2/2013), 1111 1000 strings
Richard Rodney
Bennett
The Great Gatsby Orchestrations (with Gavin Sutherland) for ballet by David Nixon, Northern Ballet 03/2013

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