Anna Meredith, Image credit Kate Bones
Somerset House Studios resident

Anna Meredith

A composer, producer and performer of both classical and electronic music.

Somerset House Studios
New Wing

Anna Meredith creates a sound which straddles the different worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, electronica and experimental rock.

Anna Meredith, Image credit Kate Bones
Anna Meredith, Image credit Kate Bones

"One of the most innovative minds in modern British Music”

Pitchfork
Nautilus, taken from her debut album, Varmints (Moshi Moshi/PIAS)

Anna Meredith's work as a classical composer has taken her everywhere from a premiere at the Last Night of the Proms, soundtracks for numerous films, installations and documentaries, a stint as Composer in Residence with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to the award-winning ‘Handsfree’ for massed body-percussion, installations for Sleep-Pods in Singapore, Park Benches in Hong Kong and the world's first Concerto for Beatboxer and Orchestra as well as broadcasts on Radio 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6. Her debut album, Varmints was released on Moshi Moshi/PIAS in March 2016 and has attracted numerous 4 and 5 star reviews from press and media around the world including Pitchfork’s coveted Best New Music. She is currently touring the album with her 6 piece band.

BBC TEN PIECES PROM: BBC/GUY LEVY
BBC TEN PIECES PROM: BBC/GUY LEVY

Anna is increasingly interested in installation and site-specific composition and will be exploring the theatrical and story-telling side of her writing whilst in residence.