Cave of Luminous Mind (2013) 22'

    Commissioned by the BBC for the 2013 Proms, this is Param Vir's third orchestral work, inspired by the meditational journey towards Enlightenment, of the Tibetan saint Milarepa (c.1052 - c.1135 CE)... more

    Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor

    Between Earth and Sky (2006) 28'

    A celebratory orchestral work, inspired by Anish Kapoor's monumental monolith Cloud Gate in Millenium Park, Chicago. The work was commissioned by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. more

    The Theatre of Magical Beings (2003) 27'

    Four beings manifest in an internal theatrical space. The music has been approached through archetype rather than narrative. There are no illustrative stories to be dramatised – the theatre lies only in the play of energy. more

    Milarepa - cave detail

    Horse Tooth White Rock (1994) 24'

    This first full orchestral work owes its inspiration to the story of the life of Milarepa, the eleventh century Tibetan saint. The title "Horse Tooth White Rock" comes from the name of the mountain in Tibet more

    field of opportunity

    The Field of Opportunity (1994) 10'

    The Field of Opportunity is a chamber orchestral arrangement of the second movement of my orchestral work  Horse Tooth White Rock, which premiered in 1994 under the baton of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. more


    Before Krishna (1987) 8'

    This work for string orchestra draws its inspiration from images surrounding the birth of Krishna, and the unusual events that preceded. more