COMPOSER

AMELIA CLARKSON

               Amelia is a Northern Irish composer of music for dance, theatre and concert hall working between Belfast, London and Gdansk.  Her one act ballet Dear Frances, choreographed by Ruaidhri Maguire, premiered in London in summer 2019 and she is currently collaborating on a new youth-ballet. In 2019, she received her Masters in Composition with distinction from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, as a Trinity College London Scholar with the generous support of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust.  Amelia is honoured to be the recipient of the Worshipful Company of Musician's 2018 Silver Medal and a member of their esteemed Yeomen scheme.  Recent work includes commissions from the Central Band of the RAF and the Presteigne Festival.

LISTEN

NEWS

25th August 2020

UPCOMING PREMIERE

3 songs for tenor and harp

2020 Presteigne festival

Wed 25th August 4pm.

This performance will be a digital performance due to Covid-19.

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6th June 2019

PREMIERE

DEAR FRANCES: A NEW ONE ACT BALLET

New ballet for chamber orchestra based on the life of Frances Shea (chor. Ruaidhri Maguire) was premiered at Blackheath Halls in a performance conducted by Jonathan Mann.

Photograph: Juliette Koch

December 2019

ACADEMIC

MASTERS OF MUSIC

Amelia graduated as a Master of Music in Composition with distinction from Trinity Laban.

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11th November 2019

AWARD

WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF MUSICIANS

Amelia was honoured to receive the 2018 silver medal for Trinity Laban.

Photograph: Peter Holland

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6th September 2019

INTERVIEW 

by Suzy Willmott.

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4th June 2018

RADIO

BBC RADIO 3

'Altaneigh' from Two Songs for Spring was broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

London, UK

Photographs by Sarah Court, Sam Hunter Photography and Juliette Koch.

©2020 Amelia Clarkson