- London-born, New York-based composer influenced by a range of creative artforms, including dance, painting, film, and poetry
- Frequent collaborator with cutting-edge choreographers, filmmakers, and visual artists
- Recently named among the top 50 most-performed living composers in the world (Bachtrack’s “Classical Music in 2019” study)
- Winner of the 2016 Hindemith Prize
- GRAMMY Nomination for "Best Contemporary Classical Composition" in 2015 for Prince of Clouds
- Currently Associate Composer for The Scottish Chamber Orchestra; previous 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: October 16 sees the release of Anna Clyne's portrait album Mythologies via AVIE Records. This fall also sees the World Premiere of the solo cello and string orchestra version of Clyne's Shorthand with the Orlando Philharmonic and cellist/conductor Eric Jacobsen in October, followed by the World Premiere of Stride for string orchestra with the Australian Chamber Orchestra in November.
“Anna Clyne is someone I look to for great music. It's always emotional and driven by her heart, but skillfully composed.” —Marin Alsop