Voice and Creation Residency, Aix-en-Provence Festival

Sarah has been commissioned by the Festival d'Aix Académie to compose a new work for tenor voice and piano.  She will spend two weeks in Aix-en-Provence in July 2015, where her piece will be workshopped and premiered during the Festival d'Aix.

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BBC NOW / Ty Cerdd concert

Sarah's new work for symphony orchestra, Is there no seeker of dreams that were? will be premiered by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff in Spring 2016.  The concert celebrates prominent living Welsh composers in collaboration with Ty Cerdd.

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Jerwood Opera Writing Programme 2014-15

Sarah has been invited to participate in Aldeburgh’s programme focusing on equipping composers, librettists and directors with the skills to write and stage an opera.  The course takes place over a year, and a wide range of composers, librettists, dramaturgs, directors, singing experts and opera industry professionals will come and give seminars on their own subjects.

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Sinfonia Newydd Music Creator 2014-15

Sarah is one of four composers commissioned by Sinfonia Newydd to write a piece for string quartet and live electronics.  Spezzati explores the aural architecture of different spaces, and will be premiered in Spring 2015 in venues around Cardiff.

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