Emily Hall is a British composer whose work has been described as mixing “classical precision with an ear for folk and electronics.” (MOJO, 2015).
Hall has written for many different ensembles and orchestras including the London Sinfonietta, LSO, BBCNOW, the Brodsky Quartet, Opera North, LCO, and Hungarian Radio Choir. Her music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 2,3,4 and 6Music.
She has been the recipient of many prizes and awards, including the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists (2013), the Genesis Opera Prize (2006), and the Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Award (2005).
Hall has written four operas. Her most recent opera, ‘Found and Lost’ (2016), was a site-specific opera installation created for the Corinthia Hotel, London.
A regular collaborator with other artists, Hall is a member of Icelandic record label ‘Bedroom Community’, a coming together of different but like-minded musicians from around the world. She is also a founding member of the Camberwell Composers Collective, working alongside Christopher Mayo, Anna Meredith, Mark Bowden and Charlie Piper.
Emily never knows when inspiration might strike, so she likes to carry around a small Dictaphone with her everywhere she goes to record musical ideas.
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