... to bring the moonlight into a chamber | Sir John Soane's Museum
After sunset, the Museum's first Artist-in-Residence Sam Belinfante will present an ambulatory performance of new and found music and theatre, playing with the ways in which the Museum and Soane himself are both illuminated and elucidated. Featuring the work of Musarc choir, Heather Roche & Scott McLaughlin.
VOICEBOX @ Britten Pears Arts
25.09.23 - 30.09.23 | Snape Maltings
The first residency week for the inagural year-long VOICEBOX course, devised and hosted by Juliet Fraser. More info here!
The Conductor as Dramaturg | Britten Pears
22.08.23 - 27.08.23
Working with resident young conductors at Britten Pears on excerpts from Oliver Leith’s Last Days.
IMPULS Festival for Contemporary Music
26.07.23 - 01.08.23 | Graz, Austria
in mia vita da vuolp for voice + baritone saxophone - Beat Furrer
with saxophonist Miguel Fernandez
Akusmata - Beat Furrer
Die wimpern himbeerfarben mondes marienau - Klaus Lang
with IEMA Ensemble & Cantando Admont
attendance supported by Help Musicians.
Pfeiffertag | Musarc Choir
24.06.23 @ St Paul's Bow Common
Music directing for the wonderful Musarc Choir. Performing Terry Riley's in C, Messiaen's O Sacrum Convivum, Lin Chiwei's Tape Music and workshopping/performing new works by Neil Luck and Jan Hendrickse.
The long, very long Journey | Kunsthalle Wien
13.05.23 @ 4pm
A performance as part of Laure Provost's exhibition Ohmmm age Oma je ohomma mama, in collaboration with Sam Belinfante. Prouvost explores the figure of the grandmother as ancestor and trailblazer, transforming the exhibition space into a theatre of objects, memories, and imagination.
Pond Corpse | Musarc Choir
29.04.23 @ 5.30 | Rose Lipman Building
workshopping, vocal coaching & performing new works by Jack Sheen, Eleanor Cully Boehringer & HNRI with Standard Issue
Premiering new works for voice and piano by Evan Johnson with pianist Ben Smith at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
Last Days | Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre
7, 8, 10 & 11 October 2022
Music by Oliver Leith | Libretto by Matt Copson and Oliver Leith | Directed by Anna Morrissey and Matt Copson
Jane & Tony Celebration | Colourscape & EyeMusic Trust
11.08.22 | Clapham Common
Performing works by Judith Weir, Simon Emmerson, Elisabeth Lutyens, Naresh Sohal & Alison Bauld in a celebration of the lives of Jane Manning & Anthony Payne. The concert features members of Jane's Minstrels directed by Roger Montgomery.
Sternklang | Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
27.08.22 | Schlosspark Brühl
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group & Das Neue Ensemble partner up to perform Karlheinz Stockhausen's Sternklang in Brühl.
Where the Wild Things Are | Shadwell Opera & Bamberg Symphony
1, 2 & 3 July 2022 | Bamberg Konzerthalle
Performing the role of Max in Oliver Knussen's s Where the Wild Things Are.
Violet | Music Theatre Wales & Britten Pears Arts
Tour, Summer 2022
Covering the role of Violet in Tom Coult & Alice Birch's new opera. Directed by Jude Christian.
Masterclass with Dame Ann Murray | Aldeburgh Festival & BPYA | 06.06.2022
Performing works by Clara Schumann & Alban Berg with Hebba Benyaghla, pianist.
Honkus @ Bermondsey Project Space
Honkus presents works for voice and saxophone by Philippe Leroux, Neil Luck, Meredith Monk, Karin Rehnqvist, Joanna Ward, & Walter Zimmermann.
PLUS new works by Cameron Dodds & Christopher Fox.
A Visit With Friends | Snape Maltings
Workshop of a new opera by Colin Matthews
Haydn's Creation | Dissenter's Chorus & Elastic Band
19.10.2021 @ St Mathias Church
Soloist with Dissenter's Chorus & Elastic band presenting Haydn's Creation & other works.
RUNE | Tête à Tête Opera Festival
17.08.2021 @ Hackney Round Chapel
Premiere of a new techno-fashion opera by Alastair White.
Patricia Auchterlonie & Simone Ibbett-Brown, voices
Ben Smith, Joseph Havlat & Siwan Rys, pianos
Words from Abroad | Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
22.10.2020 @ 13.oo & 16.oo @ CBSO Centre Birmingham
A concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Romanian-born poet Paul Celan, featuring the three prize-winning compositions from the international composition competition in partnership with Ensemble o/modernt as well as other works.
Patricia Auchterlonie | voice John Reid | piano Alexandra Wood | violin Ulrich Heinen | cello
Sternklang with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
29.08.20 | Hannover Berggarteny
Illuminate Women's Music | Tour Autumn 2019
Snape Maltings, Bangor University, Huddersfield University, University College Oxford, Emmanuel College Cambridge, Centrala Birmingham
Compositions for voice and string quartet, including new works by composers Joanna Ward, Sarah Westwood, Yfat Soul Zisso, Blair Boyd, Caroline Bordignon and Angela Elizabeth Slater, featured alongside historical works by Barbara Strozzi, Rebecca Clarke, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Vivian Fine and many more.
WEAR | Opera in the City Festival
23 & 24 08.19 | Bridewell Theatre @ 19.30
Composed by Alistair White, WEAR is an award-nominated opera about fashion at the end of the world: in a future where the commercial use of time-machine technology has ripped the universe apart.
Performing the role of The Writer
Duncan House | Tête à Tête Opera Festival
09.08.19 & 10.08.19 | Secret Location, 14.30 & 19.30
Notes on the communal message board. Junk mail. Graffiti. Messages from the inner life of an apartment block, hinting at loneliness, isolation, and troubled communication. Collected by Danish composer Rasmus Zwicki during his three-year stay in London, the notes introduced him to British society, culture and language between the 2016 Brexit referendum and the 2019 Article 50 deadline.
Performed with Plus-Minus ensemble and Ensemble Lydenskap for Tete-a-Tete festival.
Myth as Inspiration
08.07.19 | Hellenic Centre, London @ 19.15
A selection of musical works inspired by Greek Mythology which reflects upon the narrative of Life and Death. Our exploration of these themes begins with Manos Hadjidakis’ lyrically beautiful Song of Eurydice, then turns to two of Iannis Xenakis’ eerie masterpieces, Kottos and Charisma. We close with the première of a new song cycle by Dimitrios Rontsis, based on Homeric Hymns.
Wheeling Past the Stars by Param Vir
16.04.2019 | Birmingham Conservatory and BCMG
Workshop day for the ISM, featuring Param Vir in conversation about his Tagore settings for soprano and cello.
The Tsar Wants his Photograph Taken
04.05.2019 | Bloomsbury Theatre @ 7:30pm
Performing the role of Angèle
Presented by UCL Hebrew and Jewish Studies
By Kurt Weill and Georg Kaiser, and translated by Leo Doulton
Conducted by Johann Stuckenbruck
Harmoniae Naturales IV with Orpheus Sinfonia
01.02.2019 | St George's Hanover Square @ 7:30pm
...Like shining from Shook Foil for solo soprano and orchestra
Harmoniae Naturales IV (premiere) for soprano, tenor, overtone singers and orchestra
Music by Nicholas Korth
Ubu Ensemble: Berio Folk Songs
11.11.2018 | The Drawing Room @ 1pm
Berio Folk Songs with the Ubu Ensemble
Music Theatre Wales: Passion
Touring from 11.10.2018 to 10.11.2018
Covering the role of Lei in Pascal Dusapin's opera Passion.
'Music Theatre Wales and National Dance Company Wales present PASSION, a new dance-opera by Pascal Dusapin, created in collaboration with the London Sinfonietta and EXAUDI
Bind me—I still can sing—.
12.06.2018 | Royal Naval College Chapel, Trinity Laban @ 1pm
Libby Larsen - Chanting To Paradise (1997)
Vítězslava Kaprálová - Navzdy (Forever) op. 12 (1936-1937)
Lili Boulanger - Clairières dans le ciel (selections) (1915)
Clare Elton - Escape (2017)
Kate Soper - Only The Words Themselves Mean What They Say (2010-2011)
Mairi Grewar, piano
Antonia Berg, Flute
Anthems for Queer Youth
14.05.2018 | Silk Street Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music and Drama @ 8pm
Over the course an hour, this performance explores these questions, weaving together a brand-new large-scale vocal piece by Robert Reid Allan with older music by LGBTQ+ composers and writers and a specially-devised performance from Glasgow-based performance art collective Savage Parade.
Patricia Auchterlonie, soprano
Robert Reid Allan, piano
Alex Tay, projection mapping
Gareth Mattey, director
Pairs: music for voice and one instrument
22.04.2018 | Courtauld Gallery @ 3pm
2021 takes over the Courtauld Gallery with music for vocal and instrumental pairings.
Kate Soper: Only the Words Themselves Mean What They Say (2010-2011) for soprano and flute
Matthew Olyver: Purest White on the Sea of Heaven (2018: premiere) for soprano and flute
Filthy Lucre: Lingua Ignota
24.02.2018 @ 7:30pm | Hackney Showroom
Works for 13 voices and 3 synthesizers, including compositions by Vivier, Xenakis and more.
Borough New Music: My life by water
27.02.2018 @ 1pm | St George the Martyr, Borough
Harrison Birtwistle – Nine Settings of Lorine Niedecker (1998-2000)
André Previn – Four Songs for Soprano, Cello and Piano (selection) (1994)
Alessandro Viale – Ich habe dich so lieb (2012)
plus works for cello & piano by Lutoslawski, Berio and Vito Palumbo
Patricia Auchterlonie (soprano), Urška Horvat (cello), Clare Simmonds (piano)
London Contemporary Music Festival: Ragnar Kjartansson - An die Musik
3.12.2017 @ 1-8pm | Ambika P3, Westminster University
'A sculpture in sound. Radically repurposing one of Schubert's most famous songs, subjecting its melodies to extended repetition and multiplication, acclaimed Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson presents the UK premiere of An die Musik, one of his transformative day-long performance pieces.
Kjartansson's work is on one level a feat of endurance. On another it's an alchemical act of making music three-dimensional, of using durational extremes to melt one art form down and reshape it into another.'
Borough New Music Series 3: haikus for four
28.11.2017 @ 1pm | St George the Martyr, Borough
Eva-Maria Houben - haikus for four
Patricia Auchterlonie, voice - Antonia Berg, flute - Yoanna Prodanova - cello, Ben Smith - piano
Borough New Music Series 3: Saariaho - Haas - Emmerson
14.11.2017 @ 1pm | St George the Martyr, Borough
Lonh- Kaija Saariaho
Georg Friedrich Haas - Ein Schattenspiel
Simon Emmerson - Time Past IV
with Ben Smith, piano and Chris McCormack, electronics
Clocks, Clouds and Delusions
10.11.2017 | Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Music Hall
UBU Ensemble, directed by Simon Wills
John Woolrich - Spalanzani's Daughter
Ligeti - Kammerkonzert
Maxwell Davies - Miss Donnithorne's Maggot
Borough New Music Series 3: Last Words
07.11.2017 @ 1pm | St. George the Martyr, Borough
Salvatore Sciarrino - Due melodie per soprano e pianoforte
Ben Smith - New Work
Kate Soper - Only the words themselves mean what they say
Salvatore Sciarrino - Ultime rose (from Vanitas)
This is Rattle: Ades
18.09.2017 @ 7:30 pm | Milton Court Concert Hall
9 Settings of Celan- Harrison Birtwistle
With the Guildhall New Music Ensemble, conducted by Richard Baker
An Assembly: Music for Large Ensemble, Voice and Electronics
16.05.17 @ 7pm | City, University of London
An Assembly presents music for large ensembles, voices and electronics by some of the UK’s most exciting young composers, with a handful of UK and world premiere performances
Directed by Jack Sheen.