ABOUT

Anna is a London-based composer and singer.

 

Recent commissions include works for the Royal Opera House, The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, the Choir of New College, Oxford, The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Mad Song and the Edington Festival 2021. She has worked with a wide variety of artists including vocal consort Exaudi and solo accordionist Miloš Milivojević via Psappha’s ‘Composing for’ scheme. Anna's first opera was performed at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow in June 2019 and she has recently had work published in the Multitude of Voyces' SATB Anthems Anthology.

 

She enjoys working with text and has previously collaborated with librettists Gareth Mattey, Susannah Pearse, and Kaitlin Sullivan, and is particularly interested in the sounds and rhythms of speech, and the capabilities of the voice to communicate as a direct extension of the physical body. In her instrumental work Anna often uses text as a starting point, particularly that with strong visual or structural elements, and is keen to explore alternative forms of narrative and time.   

She also works as a freelance mezzo-soprano, singing with a variety of liturgical and concert groups across London, including Recordare, the New Oxford Consort, Vox Luna, and is an alumna of Genesis 16 and the Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge.

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