17th JANUARY 2018

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


13th JANUARY 2018

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


8th, 21st, 22nd DECEMBER 2018:

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


7th DECEMBER 2018

US Premiere of Dust in Toledo, Ohio by The University of Toledo Glee Club. More info and tickets here


4th DECEMBER 2018

Performance of If I Have Not Love in Toledo, Ohio by the Glass City Singers. More info and tickets here



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. Tickets here


8th NOVEMBER 2018

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


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



'Positioning Ballet' Conference at Dutch National Ballet



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

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