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:
DANCE (2019) for cello and orchestra
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, solo viola, or solo cello
For more information and sound samples, please visit www.annaclyne.com.
Looking ahead: Caramoor's Summer 20/2.0 Festival features the New York Premiere of Anna Clyne's Breathing Statues (July 16) with the Calidore String Quartet and the World Premiere of her new piece Shorthand with members of The Knights and featuring cellist Karen Ouzounian (July 23). Clyne's Lullaby in C also receives its World Premiere as part of Caramoor's In "C" sound installation, a site-specific interactive sound art sculpture that will play works especially composed for its set of chimes.
“Anna Clyne is someone I look to for great music. It's always emotional and driven by her heart, but skillfully composed.” —Marin Alsop