Echoes From the Birdcage: World Premiere at The Platform Theatre | Review: Keith Ames

I attended a superb performance this evening of Echoes from the Birdcage, ate The Platform Theatre, Handyside Street, King’s Cross, which tells the story of the area – best known as a transport hub – in six movements composed by Jill Jarman. This was exquisitely presented by world-renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie –  the area’s Musician in Residence for the … Read More

‘Echoes from the Birdcage’ Premiere

Echoes from the Birdcage is the world premiere of a new composition by Jill Jarman in collaboration with Dame Evelyn Glennie culminating her 2017 Musician in Residency at King’s Cross. Energy, colour, light, and sound, dancing up and around a vertical landscape, relentless movement, combined with quiet and beautiful spaces inform the musical piece Echoes from the Birdcage. An amazing soundworld … Read More

‘Echoes from the Birdcage’ Premiere

Echoes from the Birdcage is the world premiere of a new composition by Jill Jarman in collaboration with Dame Evelyn Glennie culminating her 2017 Musician in Residency at King’s Cross. Energy, colour, light, and sound, dancing up and around a vertical landscape, relentless movement, combined with quiet and beautiful spaces inform the musical piece Echoes from the Birdcage. An amazing soundworld … Read More

Five World Premieres with Land’s End Ensemble | Review: Calgary Herald

This past Friday night was a truly special one for Calgary’s new music community and a milestone for the city’s arts community as a whole. Land’s End Ensemble hosted internationally-renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie its 20th Anniversary Celebration at the Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University, in a wrap-up recital of epic proportions capping off the new hall’s exciting début … Read More

Christian Lindberg: Liverpool Lullabies | Review: The Times

More than 70 concerts have been written for the British percussionist Evelyn Glennie, and the latest is an entertaining romp for trombone, percussion and orchestra by the irrepressible Christian Lindberg. The Swedish trombonist, conductor and composer wrote Liverpool Lullabies off the back of his residency with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and a love of the Beatles. Yet there were … Read More