Upcoming commissions include new works for CoMA, harpsichordist Pawel Siwczak, historical keyboard players Terence Charlston & Julian Perkins, oboist Anna Durance, and more TBA. 

The Erl-King

soprano & viola

commissioned by Shiry Rashkovsky

duration: 5′

premiere: August 2021, Up Close and Musical Festival, Fidelio Cafe 

mixed phrases

soprano & viola/violin

commissioned by The Viola Commissioning Circle, written for Lawrence Power  / lockdown commission 8 / will also feature on Heloise’s debut album (Delphian Records, 2022)

duration: 10′

premiere: Wigmore Hall, June 2021 – also filmed at the Asylum, Peckham (video here)

Like Words

soprano & bassoon

written for Amy Harman (supported by PRS Foundation)

duration: 4′

premiere: Heloise’s debut album (Delphian Records, 2022)

Unspecified Intensions

solo voice

premiere: St John’s Smith Square, July 2021 / will also feature on Heloise’s debut album (Delphian Records, 2022)


Inner Phrases

SATB choir, percussion, piano and cello

commissioned by The Bach Choir

duration: 3’30

premiere: recorded in 2021 for upcoming Bach Choir album

The French Hens 

SATB choir

commissioned by The Corvus Consort

duration: 30”

premiere: December 2020

Presto Pasta

violin & viola

commissioned by Spitalfields Music Festival

duration: 5’

premiere: 5 December 2020, Spitalfields Festival: At Home

Coronasolfege for 6


commissioned by The Gesualdo 6

duration: 5′

premiere: Autumn 2020 & out now on nonclassical

The Orange Vendor

mezzo-soprano & baritone

words by Ali Lewis

commissioned by Helen Charlston & Michael Craddock

duration: 5’

premiere: 29 July 2020 – Helen Charlston & Michael Craddock – City Music Foundation broadcast series & out now on Delphian Records 

Inside Shifts

soprano & cello

duration: 6’

premiere: 4 July 2020 – New Music Show, BBC Radio 3 – performed by Héloïse

Inside Shifts (ii)

soprano & cello

duration: 4′

out now on nonclassical 

Kingdom Animalia

mezzo-soprano & piano

words by Aracelis Girmay

commissioned by mezzo-soprano Grace Durham

duration: 10’

premiere: date tbc (2021)

… a lockdown tune…

solo soprano

commissioned by Stephanie Lamprea

duration: 1’

premiere: May 2020 – Stephanie Lamprea – Tiny works for Quarantine Vol 2

Postcard from home

soprano & cello

duration: 1’30

commissioned by Nonclassical

premiere: April 2020 – online – performed by Héloïse

For Fenella

solo violin

commissioned by Fenella Humphreys

duration: 1’

premiere: March 2020 – Fenella Humphreys – Fidelio Café, London


solo voice, performed by Héloïse

ongoing since March 2020…

more here



soprano & piano

words by Arthur Rimbaud

funded by Hinrichsen Foundation & written during a Made at the Red House residency organised by Wild Plum Arts in partnership with Britten-Pears Foundation

duration: 10’

premiere: November 2019 – Héloïse Werner & Natalie Burch – The Red House, Aldeburgh


solo soprano

duration: 4’

(reworking of sections from The Other Side of the Sea)

Le Coeur Crucifié

mezzo-soprano & piano

words by Philothée Gaymard

duration 4’

commissioned by Marielou Jacquard

premiere: May 2019 – Concert Jeunes Talents, Petit Palais, Paris – Marilou Jacquard & Kunal Lahiry



The Other Side of the Sea

solo opera (soprano & cello)

words by Octavia Bright

funded by the Michael Cuddigan Trust & developed in partnership with Snape Maltings

duration: 45’

premiere: July 2018 – London & Aldeburgh – performed by Héloïse

(3rd performance at Kings Place in April 2019 as part of Venus Unwrapped)


O Clavis David

SATB choir

duration: 3’30

winner of the Clare College Carol Competition

premiere: December 2011 – Clare College Choir, Cambridge