Charlotte Bray, composer
Charlotte has had works commissioned by some of the most established performers and ensembles including London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, CBSO, BCMG, Ensemble 360, Britten Sinfonia, New London Children’s Choir, Opera North, Counterpoise, Mercury Quartet, Oberon Trio, Claire Booth, Lucy Schaufer, Ben Johnson, Roderick Williams, Jennifer Pike, Lawrence Power, Isang Enders, Julien Quentin and Mona Asuka Ott; and festivals, namely Aldeburgh, Cheltenham, Oxford Lieder, Aix-en-Provence, Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau, Festival 3B, Savannah and Verbier. Conductors who have performed her work include Oliver Knussen, Daniel Harding and Jac van Steen. Her orchestral work At the Speed of Stillness was commissioned by the BBC Proms in 2012 and premièred by the Aldeburgh World Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder. The piece will receive its US première in Tanglewood’s Festival of Contemporary Music in July 2014. Her first CD will be released this year as part of the NMC Debut Disc Series.