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March 2023

Marta Ptaszyńska’s 80th Birthday – Drum of Orfeo with the Warsaw Philharmonic

25 March at 18:00
National Philharmonic Concert Hall, Jasna 5
Warszawa, 00-950 Poland
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Marta Ptaszyńska's 80th Birthday - Drum of Orfeo with the Warsaw Philharmonic

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April 2023

April Fool’s Day Gala Concert with Rainer Hersch

1 April at 19:30 - 22:00
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace
London, SW1X 9DQ United Kingdom
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April Fool's Day Gala Concert

Conductor and comedian Rainer Hersch ‘the world’s first classical music hooligan’ (The Sun) brings together a host of stars for a hilarious evening of April Fool’s jokes and hoaxes in support of Help Musicians UK (formerly The Musicians Benevolent Fund).

The stellar pranksters include Evelyn, Zeb Soanes (voice of Classic FM and formerly master of the BBC R4 Shipping Forecast), improvising genius 'Harry the Piano' and star baritone James Oldfield – not forgetting the virtuosos of the English Chamber Orchestra.  Evelyn will be murdering ’The Swan’ from ‘Carnival of the Animals' with a specially devised percussion instrument, as well as performing Vivaldi on the Vibraphone.

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Residency – New Hall, Stockholm, Sweden with O/Modernt

23 April at 19:00
Queen Silvia Concert Hall / Drottning Silvias Konsertsal, Norrtullsgatan 14
Stockholm, 113 45 Sweden
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O/Modernt presents Dame Evelyn Glennie 23 Apr 2023 19:00 Queen Silvia Concert Hall (Norrtullsgatan 14) Artists: Dame Evelyn Glennie, percussions Hugo Ticciati, violin and conductor Ensembles and Orchestra of the Lilla Akademien Works by Vivaldi, Bizet, Arvo Pärt, John Tavener and more   Tickets available now via Billetto: https://billetto.se/en/e/evelyn-glennie-tickets-816107

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May 2023

In Conversation… with Dame Evelyn Glennie

11 May at 19:30
Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Road
Dewsbury, WF12 8DG United Kingdom
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In the launch event for the Festival of Conversations, Manasamitra presents a unique In Conversation event with Dame Evelyn Glennie, mediated by Supriya Nagarajan, Artistic Director of Manasamitra.

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June 2023

Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2023

15 June at 18:45
DR Koncert Huset, Ørestads Boulevard 13
Copenhagen, København S 2300 Denmark
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LÉONIE SONNINGS MUSIKPRIS 2023 With three wide-ranging percussion concerts that play an important role in Evelyn Glennie's long career as a solo percussion virtuoso, we get close to both Glennie's phenomenal musicianship and deep into the wondrous world of percussion. Scotland’s James MacMillan's Veni, Veni Emmanuel, which Evelyn Glennie premiered at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 1992, is based on an ancient Advent hymn. American Michael Daugherty's Dreamachine was also premiered by Evelyn Glennie. The concert is a tribute…

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July 2023

Dame Evelyn Glennie and the New London Chamber Ensemble

28 July at 19:30 - 21:30
The Coro, County Square
Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ United Kingdom
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Dame Evelyn Glennie and New London Chamber Ensemble open the Lake District Summer Music Festival with an amazing feast for the senses. From complex rhythms to serene reflection, experience an incredible sound world of hazy vibraphones and exotic percussion.

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August 2023

Festival of Politics – In Conversation, Scottish Parliament Chamber

9 August at 11:00 - 12:30
Scottish Parliament Building, 64B Canongate
Edinburgh, EH99 1SP United Kingdom
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Dame Evelyn Glennie is the world’s premier solo percussionist. She will be joined in conversation with the Scottish Parliament’s Deputy Presiding Officer Liam McArthur MSP to discuss her career and her thoughts on our central theme for 2023 – Where do we go from here?

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Edinburgh International Festival – In Conversation

18 August at 20:00 - 21:15
The Hub, Edinburgh International Festival, Castlehill
Edinburgh, Lothian EH1 2NE United Kingdom
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As part of the Edinburgh International Festival, Dame Evelyn Glennie discusses her extraordinary musical journey and the challenges and rewards of life as a professional musician. The Hub Series is supported by Sir Ewan and Lady Brown together with Flure Grossart

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September 2023

Evelyn Glennie and Jon Hemmersam

22 September at 20:00
Alsion Concert Hall, Alsion 2
Sønderborg, DK-6400 Denmark
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Evelyn Glennie and Jon Hemmersam have worked closely together since 2012. This has resulted in three albums Sound Spirits (2012), The Core-tet Project (2016) and most recently Open Barrier (2021). The audience will experience something that has never been played before - and that will never be played again. The concert is literally unique. It is based on the two musicians' collaboration and is improvised on site. That's why we call the concert Sound Spirits impromptu, an impromptu concert. Music transcends genres…

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November 2023

The Language of Bells

1 November at 19:30 - 20:45
Roxburgh Hall Theatre, Stowe School
Stowe, Buckingham MK18 5EH United Kingdom
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The ringing of bells has meant many things to people for centuries: the call to worship, a marking of time, an alarm for danger, the joy of marriage, the sorrow of death. Composer Jill Jarman's new piece for internationally renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie with viols and voices mixes the sounds of old and new, life and death, celebration and mourning, and examines the call of bells pealing across the centuries of human experience. Dame Evelyn Glennie - percussion Chelys…

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