INTERVIEWS, PRESS & NEWS

FEATURES

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Classical Connections with John Toal

BBC Radio Ulster

6th March 2022

(starts at 46:30. Avail until 2 Apr)

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Female Composers Reap the Rewards for Original Music

The Business Post

Dick O'Riordan

28th February 2021

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NEW WOODS COLLECTIVE: DEBUT ALBUM 'BRANCHES'

New Woods Collective

17th August 2020

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WISSAM BOUSTANY: PRO YOUTH PHILHARMONIA:
JANUARY TOUR 2019

Pro Youth Philharmonia
2nd April 2019. 

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Latest Open Fund and Women Make Music grantees announced

PRS Foundation

8th February 2022

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Finola Mericale, Wyvern Lingo, Ena Brennan and Amelia Clarkson announced as the winners of Female Commissioning Scheme

Journal of Music

12th February 2021.

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THE IMPECCABLE TIMING OF AMELIA CLARKSON

Herne Hill Magazine

Colin Wright
18th December 2019

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Sounding the Feminists and the Next Generation of Irish Female Irish Composers

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Éanna Cunnane

9th April 2021

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NATIONAL CONCERT HALL & SOUNDING THE FEMINISTS ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF FEMALE COMMISSIONING SCHEME 

National Concert Hall

11th February 2021

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FIVE MINUTES WITH YEOMAN YOUNG ARTIST COMPOSER AMELIA CLARKSON

by Suzy Willmott.

6th September 2019.

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QUICKBITE | Michele Deiana, Amelia Clarkson, and more talk about influential composers and producers

Prxludes

24th March 2021

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PRXLUDES:
AMELIA CLARKSON

Prxludes.

9th September 2020

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A BEACON OF HOPE

Planet Hugill
23rd January 2019. 

NEWS

NEWS

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1 July 2022

PERFORMANCE

OPERA HOLLAND PARK

Opera Holland Park 2022 on 1st July 2022 at 1pm -  'Green Spaces: A Celebration in Song' curated by Hannah Sandison, featuring three world premieres by Mark-Anthony Turnage, Zoe Martlew and Amelia Clarkson. Book here

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21 January 2022

PERFORMANCE

HARD RAIN SOLOISTENSEMBLE

Queens University Belfast resident ensemble Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble will perform new PRSf Talent Development Partnership commission 'Sisterhive' at the Harty Room, QUB.

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June 2021

COMMISSION

HARD RAIN SOLOISTENSEMBLE PRSf EARLY CAREER COMMISSIONS

Amelia was announced as one of three recipients of Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble's 2021/22 PRS Foundation early career commission scheme. The work will be performed on 21st January 2022 in Belfast. 
Find out more
here

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February 2021

AWARD

PHILIP BATES TRUST
COMPOSITION PRIZE

Song-set Through His Gaze placed 2nd in the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Prize in the 2020 Philip Bates Composition Prize.

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October 2020

FUNDING AWARD

ARTS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN IRELAND

Amelia was grateful to receive a Support for the Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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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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4 March 2022

PERFORMANCE

CENTRAL BAND OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

Under the baton of Principal Director of Music Wing Commander Piers Morrell, the Central Band of the RAF will perform new commission 'A Picture on the Wall' at Regent Hall, London. 

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24 and 29 October 2021

PERFORMANCES

CARDIFF GUITAR FESTIVAL & LONDON CONTEMPORARY GUITAR FESTIVAL

Classical guitarist Shannon Latoyah Simon will perform the world premiere of new work She Lingers on 24 October in London and 29 October in Cardiff. Find out more.

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April 2021

FUNDING AWARD

ARTS COUNCIL OF 

NORTHERN IRELAND

Amelia received the Instruments for Individuals award from the ACNI to support her creative practice with equipment.

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February 2021

COMMISSIONING AWARD

NATIONAL CONCERT HALL & SOUNDING THE FEMINISTS

Amelia received the National Concert Hall of Ireland's Sounding the Feminists Mid-Career/Emerging Commission Award, for which they have commissioned her to write I AM LEDA for small ensemble. 

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Autumn / Winter 2020

RECORDING

LIGETI QUARTET: WORKOUT

The Ligeti Quartet will record 'Butterflies' from ballet, Dear Frances, as part of their Workout scheme. 

Their mission is to record 100 pieces by 100 composers to celebrate their tenth anniversary. 

Read more here

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6th September 2019

INTERVIEW 

by Suzy Willmott.

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8 February 2022

FUNDING AWARD

PRS FOUNDATION WOMEN MAKE MUSIC

PRS Foundation have announced the latest round of Women Make Music grantees. Amelia will receive support for the creation of a new ballet.

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September 2021

ACADEMIC

PhD - ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC

Amelia commenced her PhD at the RNCM, supervised by Laura Bowler and Gary Carpenter. She is grateful for funding from the RNCM which makes her doctoral research possible. 

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27 March 2021

PERFORMANCE

DEAR FRANCES STREAMING ONLINE

The 2019 performance of ballet, Dear Frances will be streaming on Sat 27th March 2021 in Theatre at the Mill's Cultural Lounge.

Watch the trailer here

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November 2020

WORKSHOP

FIDELIO TRIO:

PROJECT PRELUDE

Darragh Morgan of the Fidelio Trio workshopped a new solo violin work 'Strajk' for Project Prelude in collaboration with CMC Ireland and Glasdrum.

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25th August 2020

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