Announcing a new documentary – ‘Love is Listening – Dementia without Loneliness’

‘Love is Listening’ Evelyn is proud to announce the screening of a new documentary about Dementia: ‘Love is Listening – Dementia without Loneliness’ on December 5th at St Christopher’s Hospice, London. The film is the product of a long-term collaboration between Evelyn and The Foundation for Alzheimer’s and Cultural Memory (Memory Bridge) and the charity’s founder, Michael Verde. Love is … Read More

RSC Troilus & Cressida Music and Speeches CD release!

‘I have made a sound-world resounding with the rhythm of battle!’ Evelyn is happy to announce the release of the CD recording of her score for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Troilus and Cressida, directed by Gregory Doran. This was made at the Varda Studio for the RSC’s own label. The recording also includes selected speeches from the play and music … Read More

Evelyn Presents ‘The Rhythm of Life’ for new BBC Radio 4 Documentary!

‘The Rhythm of Life’ – BBC Radio 4, Broadcast: Aug’ 21st & 28th, 11.30 am Investigating how the inner workings of the body and outer workings of the environment create rhythm, is no small challenge. Evelyn was keen to take up this challenge when asked by TBI Media to present a two-part series on ‘the rhythm of life’ for BBC … Read More

The Core-tet Project

The Core-tet Project: Improvisations by Evelyn Glennie, Jon Hemmersam, Szilárd Mezei and Michael Jefry Stevens The history of Western classical music is filled with a rich legacy of great improvisers. The list is long and profound: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Handel and many more. Before the ubiquitous ‘Jazz’ music shorthand there existed the ‘figured bass’ shorthand, … Read More

THE SHAMAN | ARCTIC SYMPHONY: Orchestral Music by Vincent Ho

  Vincent Ho’s “brilliant and compelling” (The New York Times) Shaman Concerto featuring astounding percussionist Evelyn Glennie is paired with his chilling and “beautifully thought-provoking” (Winnipeg Free Press) Arctic Symphony in live recordings by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Mickelthwate, in a new release from Centrediscs Striking live recordings of two monumental orchestral works by Canadian composer Vincent … Read More

King’s Cross Sounds

#LISTEN2N1C Last night (Tuesday 17 January 2017) Evelyn officially launched her residency as the King’s Cross Musician in Residence. At the event, which took place at PRS Foundation offices in Two Pancras Square, King’s Cross, Evelyn spoke to local residents, businesses, arts and creative industry leaders and music creators about her King’s Cross project. Evelyn was selected to be the new King’s … Read More

Evelyn’s work recognised in New Year’s honours

As 2017 starts, Evelyn becomes a Companion of Honour, an exceptional award granted personally by Queen Elizabeth II to a select few. Following the news, Evelyn said she felt ‘deeply honoured and humbled to receive this esteemed award which came as a complete surprise to me. I count myself blessed to be amongst such an eminent list of recipients for … Read More

Evelyn Glennie wins new central London residency

King’s Cross, the 67-acre development in the heart of London, has partnered with the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development across all genres, PRS for Music Foundation, to select their first musician in residence for the neighbourhood, for twelve months. Almost 100 music creators were whittled down to three finalists by a panel of expert judges, … Read More

Sounds of Science: telling our story through music

Wednesday 30 March 2016 saw the world premiere of a ground-breaking piece of music, the Sounds of Science. The Sounds of Science is an audio narrative which reveals the awe-inspiring story of how humans have changed the world over the last 10,000 years. The soundscape details science and engineering discoveries as diverse as fire, paper manufacturing and the steam engine … Read More