Composes acoustic and electro-acoustic music, combining resonant soundscapes with propelling textures * Has collaborated with cutting-edge choreographers, film-makers, visual artists and musicians * Winner of the 2016 Hindemith Prize * Commissioned and performed throughout the US and around the world * GRAMMY Nomination for "Best Contemporary Classical Composition" in 2015 for Prince of Clouds * Recent honors include commissions from Carnegie Hall, Southbank Centre, Los Angeles Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony, and the Houston Ballet; performances by BBC Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lyon, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic; and residencies with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, L’Orchestre national d’Île-de-France, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Works by Anna Clyne include:
This Midnight Hour (2015) for orchestra
Night Ferry (2012) for orchestra
Prince of Clouds (2012) for two violins and string orchestra
Within Her Arms (2008–09) for string ensemble
Rest These Hands (2009) for solo violin or solo cello
For more information and sound samples, please visit www.annaclyne.com.
Looking Ahead: April sees the US premiere of Three Sisters, Clyne’s “exquisite mandolin concerto” (LA Times) written for Avi Avital, performed with Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Nicholas McGegan.
Additional regional premieres of Clyne's music this spring include Abstractions in the UK (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Marta Gardolinska) and New Zealand ( New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Edo de Waart); Night Ferry and The Midnight Hour in Stockholm with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Edward Gardner; Masquerade at Dubai Opera in Doha with the BBC Symphony Orchestra; and Within Her Arms in Copenhagen and Wurzburg, Germany with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
"[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 skilled musicians and can reach different audiences, no matter what their background."