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

A garden for everyone

Together We Can, a sonic garden designed by Peter Eustance, with sound design by music students from Brunel University, performances by Evelyn Glennie, and in partnership with Papworth Trust, has made Chelsea Flower Show history with its unique acoustic approach and won a ‘Silver Gilt’ award at this year’s show. Aimed at promoting the charity’s inclusive vision for disability, the … Read More

Altamira soundtrack now available

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The ten track soundtrack, Altamira, is now available to download or purchase on both iTunes and Amazon.  The album features the film’s original music composed by singer/songwriter Mark Knopfler and Evelyn Glennie.  The film, featuring Antonio Banderas and Rupert Everett, tells the story of the man who discovered Altamira’s caves in the 19th century.  The drama will be released in … Read More

Resonance – our brand new jewellery collection

We are happy to announce a new addition to our shop, one that we couldn’t be more proud of – the Resonance collection. How did this collection come to be, you may ask? Well, as you know, having lost most of her hearing at eight years old, Evelyn embarked on a unique journey to discover how to listen again. She … Read More

Evelyn Awarded Honorary Membership of the RPS

Evelyn Glennie has been made an Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society in recognition of her outstanding services to music, as a pioneering percussionist and a passionate advocate for music education. She is the 138th recipient and the first percussionist to receive the award, joining the ranks of Rossini, Brahms, Stravinsky, Mark Elder and Marin Alsop. The Royal Philharmonic … Read More

A Glimpse Into Evelyn’s Life

It has been quite a feat putting Evelyn’s Timeline together, considering all the achievements we had to choose from, but in the end we believe we’ve managed to find a nice balance between accomplishments and interesting facts about Evelyn. And (pardon the lack of modesty) it’s great to look at, with a fine selection of photos from the archives. We … Read More

Making Composition Accessible to Everyone

We have a new product in our shop, one that we are very proud of. Compose Yourself is a fantastic game that already has both children and adults excited. Created by Philip Sheppard and featuring Evelyn Glennie on marimba, Compose Yourself is a tool for learning composition that can help at a time when musical education is facing problems. In … Read More

Evelyn Glennie Awarded Polar Music Prize 2015

Evelyn Glennie and Emmylou Harris have been named the Laureates for the 2015 Polar Music Prize, which will be presented by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in Stockholm on 9 June. The announcement was made moments ago in Stockholm’s City Hall by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Prize Committee. The award ceremony for the 24th annual Polar Music Prize … Read More

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We’re proud to offer Evelyn’s devoted fans a quarterly newsletter, packed with updates, offers and latest news. Every edition provides a quick digest of Evelyn’s recent activities, allowing you to catch-up on anything you might have missed, plus a run-down of the upcoming events in Evelyn’s Tour Diary. We want to make sure you’re kept up-to-date! We’ll also share the … Read More