Errollyn is an internationally renowned composer, librettist and singer-songwriter. Her prolific output includes fourteen and a half operas to date and her music has won numerous awards including the Ivor Novello Award for Classical Music. She was specially commissioned to write two large scale works for the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games for London 2012. Errollyn founded her own Orchestra X who recently recorded and released a new orchestral album, PHOTOGRAPHY, on the NMC label, recently voted Top Ten Classical Albums of 2016 by USA’s National Public Radio. Orchestra X will perform her Mighty River which will be featured in PRSF’s New Music Biennial and Hull City of Culture 2017. Errollyn Wallen’s music has the distinguishing honour of travelling 7.84 million kilometres in space, completing 186 orbits around the Earth on NASA’s STS115 mission.
For more information visit: www.errollynwallen.com
Image: Errolyn Wallen
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