Curiosity Killed Your Bubble

For solo piano

duration ca.5'

Curiosity Killed Your Bubble - Mikey Parsons

 

Performance by Marisa Muñoz Lòpez.

 

Written in 2019 for the John Halford piano competition. It won first prize.

 

The piece is a collage of different ideas inspired by splicing different phrases and idioms onto each other i.e.

"Curiosity killed the cat" and "Burst your bubble" become "Curiosity killed Your Bubble".

The score for this piece is available to view and download from this page. If you would like to perform this piece then please get in touch. If you download the score then please make a donation.

 

#EatMyContent

For Chamber choir, mobile phones and selfie stick

Duration ca.8'

Composer + lyricist - Mikey Parsons

Conductor + choir director - Stephen Jackson

Soloists - Molly Cochrane, Núria Prats Illanas, Rhian Davies, Alex Akhurst

Selfie soloist - Holly Putt

Coordinator - Phillippa Scammell

Film - Alessandro Zancan

Sound - Samantha Carr + Kit Venables

 

Trinity Laban Chamber Choir:

Sopranos - Sofia Bagulho, Olivia Bell, Holly Putt, Molly Cochrane, Eve Rhodes, Jana Stradmann

Altos - Ellie Kemp, Rhian Davies, Núria Prats Illanas, Robert Kendrick, Morgan Michel, Christina Alishaw

Tenor - Rob Lydon, Alex Akhurst

Bass - Pablo Boira-Boulding, Konrad Jaromin, Niall Windass, Luke Stanley

 

Performed on 12th March 2020 in St Alfege's Church, Greenwich. Mikey wrote #EatMyContent in December 2019/January 2020. The piece is a darkly humorous response to social media culture and addiction.

The score for this piece is available to view and download from this page. If you would like to perform this piece then please get in touch. If you download the score then please make a donation.

 

Pog'ona

For Violin, Oboe and Double Bass

Duration ca.6'

Dance - Yuna Reinhardt

Violin - Maria Januszewska

Oboe - Catherine Underhill

Double Bass - Jasiel Peter

Arranger - Samuel Pradalie

This piece was originally written for Violin, Harp and Double Bass. Mikey's friend and fellow composer Samuel Pradalie made this arrangement, changing the harp part to an oboe. The performance was for Colab 2020, a festival that takes place every February at Trinity Laban.

The score for this piece is available to view and download from this page. If you would like to perform this piece then please get in touch. If you download the score then please make a donation.