Evelyn Glennie, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Vincent Ho Launch Campaign to Record The Shaman
Evelyn has ventured into the world of corwdfunding to help raise the support needed to record Vincent Ho's vibrant percussion concerto The Shaman with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. This will be Evelyn's first recording with a Canadian orchestra and she is thrilled to be working with the WSO again on this project. Vincent Ho and Evelyn have developed a strong artistic bond working together on his most recent percussion concerto From Darkness to Light – A Spiritual Journey and and on the world premiere of The Shaman back in 2011
More information about the crowdfunding campaign and what you can do to be a part of this fantastic scheme, visit the project's Idiegogo page.
Evelyn and D'Addario Produce a Series of Video Shorts
In a series of insightful video clips, Evelyn talks to renwoned instrument-making group D'Addario about playing perucssion, ensuring quality in her instruments and a host of other fascinating subjects. D'Addario, who produce ProMark sticks and Evans drumheads, amonth other things, are posting these scross their various YouTube channels. You can see some of the videos here:
Evelyn Glennie Joins Forces with Webinology to Bring New Ideas to Primary School Teaching
On 7 November Evelyn will be participating in a live webinar with primary school teachers and trainee teachers, talking to them about the learning potential of sound discovery and music making. The session is being run by Webinology and will involve schools and universities from across the globe. Evelyn is thrilled to have this opportunity as part of her ongoing commitment to music in education; "one of the most important ways to stimulate high quality learning is to equip our teachers with the tools, knowledge and inspiration to build an unforgettable learning experience".
A Dangerous Journey Wins Another Award!
A Dangerous Journey, with music by Evelyn Glennie Philip Sheppard, adds to its list of awards! The film has won the Human Trafficking Foundation Media Award for Best stage or film production dealing with human trafficking. The award was bestowed last Tuesday at an event marking Anti-Slavery Day.
Premiere recording of Evelyn performing Corigliano's Conjurer now available
Corigliano's exciting and dynamic percussion concerto Conjurer has been recorded and released by Naxos. Evelyn, for whom the concerto was written, has teamed-up with the Albany Symphony Orchestra and conductor David Alan Miller to bring you this thrilling recording of Corigliano's acclaimed music and Evelyn's inimitable playing.
Copies of the CD can be purchased through our shop.
More information about the recording is available on the Naxos website
Evelyn Joins Committee of Supporters for the Anna Politkovskaya Award
Following her recent appearance at the deeply moving 2013 Anna Politkovskaya Award Evelyn has taken up a seaton the award's committe of supporters. Evelyn is thrilled to take up this position and looks forward to supporting the excellent work promoted by the award and its organising body, RAW in WAR.
What Makes Us Human with Jeremy Vine - Missed it ? - Listen again here
A NETWORKING EVENT RAISES MORE THAN £2,000 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH)
NEW DVD with The Taipei Chinese Orchestra - Onward to Europe, Intergrating the East & West
THE 'JUST LISTEN PROJECT'