Upcoming Events

 

16th APRIL 2020: concert with Nordic Viola on Lerwick, Shetland

*POSTPONED UNTIL 2021*

 

21st APRIL 2020: opera workshop with RNCM and BBC Philharmonic as part of AHRC-funded PhD research

*POSTPONED*

 

22nd APRIL and 13th MAY 2020: PRiSM 8 Cubed concerts in Manchester and Liverpool *POSTPONED*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Events

 

13th MARCH 2020: exhibition of paintings as part of a concert organised by RNCM students at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation

 

2nd FEBRUARY 2020: presentation with Making Music for Adopt A Composer

 

16th JANUARY 2020: launch of short story online, published by Fairlight Books

 

12th DECEMBER 2019: US Premiere of Knocking with Shana Norton at St David's Episcopal Church, Austin, Texas. More info here

 

2nd DECEMBER 2019, 5pm:

Preview performance of Head Above Water piano duet created for Joss Arnott Dance's upcoming UK tour with pianists Andrea Emanuele and Teresa Desiderio at CRAL del Banco di Sicilia, via Rosolino Pilo, Palermo, Italy

 

18th NOVEMBER 2019, 1pm:

Performance of From the River at the Royal Opera House Crush Room with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Wake-Edwards and pianist Matthew Fletcher. More info here

 

10th NOVEMBER 2019:

Performance of The Manchester Peace Song Cycle at Manchester Cathedral. More info here

 

25th OCTOBER 2019:

Performance of Knocking by harpist Eira Lynn Jones at Harp on Wight International Festival: Opening Concert at Ryde Methodist Church, 7.30pm. More info here

 

21st SEPTEMBER 2019:

Performance of Hrakningar at An Cridhe, Arinagour, Coll with Nordic ViolaPromoted by the Isle of Coll Music Group

 

28th AUGUST - 5th SEPTEMBER 2019:

Performances of Knocking as part of harpist Eira Lynn's tour of South Africa. More info here

 

Christ Church: Blairgowrie, Johannesburg
Solo Recital for South Africa Harp Society
28th August, 6pm
 
“All Things Harp”: a lecture recital for Krombroom Rotary Club
4th September, 6pm
 
“Forgotten Dreams” Concert 
Bishops Diocesan College, Cape Town, South Africa
5th September, 8pm

 

21st & 22nd AUGUST 2019:

Premieres with dancer-choreographer Carolyn Bolton at Opera Estate Festival Veneto, Bassano del Grappa. More information here

 

11th & 14th AUGUST 2019:

Premiere of From the River song cycle for Jerwood Young Artists Recital Series at Glyndebourne Organ Room, 14:45. Performed by Stephanie Wake-Edwards and Matthew Fletcher

 

26th JULY 2019:

Preview at DanceEast in Ipswich with Joss Arnott Dance

 

23rd JULY - 4th AUGUST 2019:

Premiere and performances at Tête à Tête opera festival of a Pop-up Opera collaboration with Ruth Mariner. Find out more here

 

19th JULY 2019:

Performance by Helen Lacey of 'Winds of Iona' at Latitude festival, BBC Introducing stage. Watch a clip here and find out more here

 

23rd JUNE 2019:

Performance of Federalizing Zoo at Chester Music Festival's opening concert: 'Summer Serenade: Manchester Camerata Wind Soloists with RNCM Maestros of Tomorrow'

 

12th JUNE 2019:

Panel discussion about collaboration at Dutch National Ballet

 

8th JUNE 2019:

Premiere of Antiphony string quartet at Festival Fresco, Altrincham

 

7th APRIL 2019:

Performance of Knocking with Eira Lynn Jones at Edinburgh International Harp Festival

 

3rd MARCH 2019:

Performance of Turbines with Merchant Sinfonia, also featuring Step Up by Gaynor Barradell and Edinburgh Concert Band. More info here

 

27th FEBRUARY 2019:

Panel discussion on Composition and Embodiment at Mark Baldwin's Embodied Knowledge, Bermondsey Project Space

 

3rd FEBRUARY 2019:

Performance of If I Have Not Love at St David's Episcopal Church, Baltimore, US with conductor Douglas Buchanan

 

17th JANUARY 2019:

Performance of Federalizing Zoo with RNCM Wind Orchestra. More info here

 

16th JANUARY 2019:

Broadcast of Turbines with Merchant Sinfonia on BBC Radio 3. Tune in here at 21:15

 

13th JANUARY 2019:

World Premiere of Knocking with Eira Lynn Jones at RNCM Strings Festival

 

8th, 21st, 22nd DECEMBER 2018:

Release and tour of North East Christmas Album by Voices of Hopefeaturing Anna's new piece Behold!

 

7th DECEMBER 2018:

US Premiere of Dust in Toledo, Ohio by The University of Toledo Glee Club

 

4th DECEMBER 2018:

Performance of If I Have Not Love in Toledo, Ohio by the Glass City Singers

 

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018:

Research and Development with Joss Arnott Dance.

 

21st NOVEMBER 2018:

World Premiere of A Manchester Peace Song Cycle (featuring Anna's setting of Wilfred Owen) at RNCM, Manchester

 

8th NOVEMBER 2018:

Premiere of Last Breaths at Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury on the Glyndebourne tour of 'Behind the Curtain' with presenter Chris Addison

 

3rd NOVEMBER 2018:

Performance of Five Miniatures at Sound Festival with Ensemble Klang

 

26th OCTOBER 2018:

Premiere of Hrakningar at Sound Festival with Nordic Viola

 

16th SEPTEMBER 2018:

Premiere of If I Have Not Love at St David's Episcopal Church, Baltimore, US with conductor Douglas Buchanan

 

15th & 16th SEPTEMBER 2018:

Recording session with Voices of Hope for their North East Christmas Album, featuring Anna's new piece Behold!

 

18th & 19th JULY 2018:

Premiere and showcase with Hull Urban Opera Collective at Brain Jar and Paragon Arcade

 

6th JULY 2018: 

Premiere of CUE with Ensemble Klang, three choreographers (Estela Merlos, Malgorzata Dzierzon and Patricia Okenwa) and Dansox at St Hilda's College, Oxford

 

17th JUNE 2018:

Premiere with Merchant Sinfonia at Glasgow City Halls as part of Making Music's 'Adopt a Composer' initiative

 

9th JUNE 2018:

Premiere of 'Sleepwalking' with Colchester New Music in Chelmsford

 

14th-15th APRIL 2018:

Premiere of Streetwise Opera's Tell me the Truth about Love at the Sage Gateshead

 

10th APRIL 2018:

Workshop with RSNO conducted by Holly Mathieson

 

15-17th MARCH 2018:

Performances with The Sunday Boys in Reykjavik, Iceland

 

11th MARCH 2018:

Iceland tour preview concert with The Sunday Boys in Manchester.

 

19th JANUARY 2018:

Broadcast of The Impossible Piano on BBC Radio 3 Late Junction, 23:00

 

15th JANUARY 2018:

Workshop with RSNO Chamber Ensemble and Stuart MacRae

 

5th OCTOBER 2017:

Workshop of Three Miniatures with Het Balletorkest and Tarik O'Regan in Amsterdam

 

16th SEPTEMBER 2017:

Performance of The Windhover with the Hermes Experiment at Colourscape Music Festival, London

 

15th SEPTEMBER 2017:

Premiere with Carolyn Bolton and Mbulelo Ndabeni at NaY Triple Bill, Rich Mix, London

 

19th AUGUST 2017:

Premiere with choreographer Carolyn Bolton and Mbulelo Ndabeni at Rambert River Stage

 

14-16th AUGUST 2017:

Premiere with choreographer Julie Cunningham at The Southbank Centre

 

12th AUGUST 2017, 7pm: 

Citizens of Nowhere chamber opera at RADA Studios with choreographer Dane Hurst as part of Tête à Tête opera festival.

 

30th JULY 2017, 8pm: 

Premiere with The Sunday Boys (male voice choir), Halle St Peter's, Manchester

 

7th JULY 2017, 12.30pm:

Performance of The Windhover with the Hermes Experiment at the Southbank Centre New Music Biennial

 

16th JUNE 2017, 8.30pm:

Premiere at Ignition Dance Festival with choreographer Dane Hurst

 

11th JUNE 2017, 2.30pm: 

Cohan Collective sharing at Rambert

 

MAY 2017:

'Trench Brothers' composition project with primary schools

 

27th APRIL 2017:

Spotlight concert at RNCM, revised version of Citizens of Nowhere (a miniature chamber opera), performed by RNCM students 

 

11th APRIL 2017: 

Opera Hour at HOME, Manchester with Streetwise Opera (Kingdoms Come and Kingdoms Go)

 

2nd APRIL 2017:

PRS Foundation Concert with Quay Voices at Jesmond URC, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Speak Out

 

9th MARCH 2017:

Book launch concert with poet Rachel Mann, Manchester Cathedral, The Pilgrims at Luke Copse

 

4th MARCH 2017:

RNCM Wind Ensemble at Didsbury Coffee Concert Series, Federalizing Zoo

 

FEBRUARY 2017:

'Positioning Ballet' Conference at Dutch National Ballet

 

JANUARY 2017:

'Rambert Connects' including workshop performance of The Windhover by the Hermes Experiment

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