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: February 20 sees the World Premiere of Clyne’s Breathing Statues with the Calidore String Quartet. Marin Alsop leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in the World Premiere of a new work by Clyne, March 28-29. Clyne’s latest orchestral work, Sound and Fury, receives its French premiere with conductor Leonard Slatkin and the Orchestre National de Lyon (Jan 23). Masquerade receives its Icelandic premiere with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and conductor Pietari Inkinen (Jan 23), and its Spanish premiere with Orquesta Real Filharmonia de Galicia and conductor Paul Daniel (Feb 13).
Ben Gernon leads the BBC Philharmonic in Clyne’s Night Ferry, and Stephane Deneve leads the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in her This Midnight Hour, both on January 18. The Minnesota Orchestra also performs This Midnight Hour on February 21 with conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen.
“Anna Clyne is someone I look to for great music. It's always emotional and driven by her heart, but skillfully composed.” —Marin Alsop