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

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