A World Premiere with BIPO in Istanbul

Credit: Jim Callaghan

Photo © Jim Callaghan On the 28th of February Evelyn travelled to Istanbul for the fourth time, with the last time being in 2015. The first time Evelyn ventured to Istanbul was in 1993 giving a recital with pianist Phillip Smith. This time however, Evelyn returned to Istanbul to perform with BIPO (Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra). Kamran İnce was the … Read More

The Release of Evelyn’s Musicality Podcast.

Photo by © Jim Callaghan. On the 26th of February 2019 Evelyn released a musicality podcast called How to Truly Listen. The recordings were with Musicality Podcast producer, Adam Liette. In this podcast, Evelyn talks about three main topics with the focus around listening. Evelyn examines how both sound and music can transform both our lives and the lives of … Read More

“Women in Power” at London Fashion Week for Edeline Lee.

On the 18th of February 2019 Evelyn had the honour of speaking for Edeline Lee at the British Fashion Council Showspace, London. Edeline’s Autumn/Winter 2019 collection was inspired by Professor Mary Beard’s feminist manifesto ‘Women in Power’, prompting Edeline to design for the “Future Lady”. Her designs have been worn by public figures such as Taylor Swift, Alicia Vikander and Olivia Colman … Read More

Music for Dressage with Audiovisability & Laurentia Tan.

Audiovisibility Project

Making music for Dressage isn’t an obvious commission for a musician/composer. However.. …a breath-taking new project sees Evelyn collaborating with multi-medal winning para-equestrian Laurentia Tan, Audiovisability, and dressage composer Tom Hunt, to do just that! Creation began in December 2018 for an Arts Council England funded project spearheaded by Ruth Montgomery of Music and Visual Arts venture Audiovisability and will … Read More

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