Somerset House Studios: Anna Meredith

A composer, producer and performer of both acoustic and electronic music.  Anna Meredith's sound is frequently described as ‘uncategorisable’ and ‘genre-defying’ and straddles the different worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, electronica, ambient installations and experimental rock - or as the Guardian said: "majestic bangers"...

Anna Meredith - Connect It by Anna MeredithSomerset House

Anna's music has been performed everywhere from the BBC Last Night of the Proms to flashmob body-percussion performances in the M6 Services, PRADA, Chloe & Fendi fashion campaigns, Apple adverts, films, installations and documentaries, pop festivals, clubs and classical concert halls worldwide and broadcast on BBC Radio 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6.

Anna has been Composer in Residence with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the RPS/PRS Composer in the House with Sinfonia ViVA. She is also a regular presenter for BBC Radio3 and 6Music and a radio and TV guest, judge and panel member on numerous shows including as Goldie's mentor for the TV show Classic Goldie.

Sarabande For Zamboni | Skate at Somerset House by Anna Meredith and Music HackspaceSomerset House

SARABANDE FOR ZAMBONI
Created by Somerset House Studios residents Anna Meredith & Music Hackspace.

Anna has recently been working on Five Telegrams, a new visuals & orchestra piece with 59Productions, co-commissioned by the BBC Proms, Edinburgh International Festival and 14-18 Now. Five Telegrams was performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Proms Youth Ensemble and the National Youth Choir of Great Britain both inside and outside the Royal Albert Hall at the First Night of the Proms and outside the Usher Hall as the opening night of the Edinburgh Festival. A VR version of the second movement titled 'Nothing To Be Written' is currently on tour.

Anna also recently completed her first film soundtrack for Bo Burnham's film Eighth Grade (produced by A24) which premiered at Sundance and currently on release in the US with worldwide screenings planned for later in 2018.

Anno, her project with the Scottish Ensemble which features both Anna's new music and Vivaldi's Four Seasons has just been released on Moshi Moshi Records. She us currently working on her second studio album/follow up to the award winning Varmints.

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