Composes acoustic and electro-acoustic music, combining resonant soundscapes with propelling textures * Has collaborated with cutting-edge choreographers, film-makers, visual artists and musicians * Commissioned and performed throughout the US and around the world * Recent honors include commissions from Carnegie Hall, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Houston Ballet; awards from ASCAP, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and SEAMUS; performances by the American Composers Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Minnesota Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra; and residency with Chicago Symphony Orchestra as Mead Composer in Residence.
Looking ahead:TheLost Thought, from Anna's ongoing musical project As Sudden Shut, a series of songs set to the poems of Emily Dickinson, will see its world premiere on November 23, 2013 as the Festival Commission for 21cLiederabend, a two-day tribute to the art song presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music * Anna continues the 13-14 season as Chicago Symphony’s Mead Composer-in-Residence where the orchestra will perform the world premiere of Postponeless Creature (another installment of As Sudden Shut) under the baton of Cliff Colnot on February 2, 2014 * On March 22-23, 2014, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra presents two performances of Prince of Cloudsfor two violins and string orchestra with Jennifer Koh and Jaime Laredo as soloists.
"Anna Clyne is an artist who writes from the heart, who defies categorization and who reaches across all barriers and boundaries. Her compositions are meant to be played by great musicians and listened to by enthusiastic audiences no matter what theirbackground." — Riccardo Muti