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July 2023

Dame Evelyn Glennie and the New London Chamber Ensemble

28 July, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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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April 2024

Stardust and Souls

18 April at 19:30
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place
Cardiff, Wales CF10 5AL United Kingdom
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Featuring two world premieres and a gem of the choral repertoire, we’re delighted to welcome back the inimitable Sofi Jeannin alongside the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, Dame Evelyn Glennie and BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Audience Prize winner Julieth Lozano Rolong for an evening of musical exploration and discovery. First a world premiere from Alexander Campkin and his Sounds of Stardust. Dame Evelyn Glennie, percussionist extraordinaire, takes to the stage for the world premiere of Dani Howard’s…

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26 April at 19:00 - 20:00
Tate Modern – Starr Cinema, Level 1, Natalie Bell Building, Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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Catch Evelyn Glennie and Aura Satz in conversation, and a performance by acclaimed musicians Elaine Mitchener and David Toop

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May 2024

See / Feel / Hear Music: Evelyn Glennie and Christine Sun Kim

11 May at 20:00 - 22:00
REDCAT, Walt Disney Concert Hall complex, 631 West 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Virtuosic, solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie has graced the world’s premier stages, collaborating with the finest orchestras and ensembles. As a Deaf musician operating at the upper echelon, her awareness of sound is honed to the highest degree. Dame Glennie graces the REDCAT stage to expand on her life-long mission to Teach the World to Listen and share stories from her life in music.  

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June 2024

Evelyn Glennie and Trio HLK: Anthropometricks

14 June at 20:00 - 22:00
Kings Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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Join Evelyn Glennie and Trio HLK in Hall One, Kings Place, London as they showcase their enthralling new album Anthropometricks. Since forming a quartet with legendary percussionist Evelyn Glennie, Trio HLK have forged a unique new musical language, bringing together contemporary classical and jazz and performed to sold-out halls all over Europe. In this concert for Scotland Unwrapped, they will introduce their electrifying new album Anthropometricks. ‘True innovators’ Gramophone Magazine This event will last approximately 2 hours, including an interval.

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July 2024

Dame Evelyn Glennie in conversation with Michelle Castelletti

8 July at 19:30
Festival Hall, Magdalen College School, Cowley Place
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX4 1DZ United Kingdom
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Join Dame Evelyn Glennie in a lively mediated conversation with the festival director about her life, work and mission to teach the world to listen. The discussion will be augmented by a sprinkling of unusual sounds from The Evelyn Glennie Collection.

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