As a composer he won the “Audience’s Choice Prize” of the Composition Competition of the Camerata Zurich for his “three questions for string orchestra and conductor” at a young age. He has since been commissioned several new works, which have been performed throughout Europe and Asia including in festivals such as “Flimsklang ’06”, Switzerland, “Klever Reihenkonzerte”, Germany and “recreate” in Austria.
Most recent performances of his work include “preludiofuga n. II” by WGC Heritage, “maybe later…” by the United Instruments of Lucilin, “Song after Sacro Monte di Ossuccio” by the Offenburger Ensemble and for the DONNE Foundation and “Platform Four” by the “Colours of Eden”.
In 2018 he concluded his first soundtrack composed for the documentary film “One Girl” directed by Rosa Russo. The film gaining recognition in film festivals worldwide and was broadcast on Chinese National Television and Netflix Rumania. Since then he has worked on several short films. Find out more HERE!
Current projects aim to explore how to express non-musical concepts through music. This has resulted in the opera “God Save the Tea” in collaboration with theatre director Irene Ros (premiered at the Tête-à-Tête Festival in London, 2019), short films for his “three miniatures” and the prelude from "preludiofuga n. I", a piece on procrastination "maybe later..." and a violin concerto (currently in developement) that explores contemporary human psychology. Recently he explored the experiences of 2020 in a piece for flute and guitar composed for TANGRAM called "Three Scenes At The Edge Of...", which had its premiere online in April 2021. His newest piece called "Burdened Berimbau" for viola and accordion explores various aspects of identity and nationality was commissioned by Poliphonia and premiered by Diphonon Duo at 1901 Arts Club in London.
Lucas Jordan studied composition at the Zurich University of Arts, Switzerland with Isabel Mundry, Andreas Nick. He also participated in the student programmes of Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik and Donaueschingen Musiktage as well as the Luxembourg Composition Academy of the United Instruments of Lucilin.