EMILY HOWARD
NEWS

2nd December 2016

British Composer Showcase – Casa de Música, Portugal

Emily will be part of a British Council Composer Showcase at Casa de Música, Portugal, alongside composers Edmund Finnis, Daniel Kidane and Philip Venables in January 2017.

2nd October 2016

New Chamber Opera - Howard Dimitrijevic Ayling

Aldeburgh Music Residency Part 1 – September 2016

12 September 2016

Our critics’ proms highlights – what were yours?

The Guardian

“Emily Howard’s Torus … one of this year’s finest new works”

27 August 2016

Prom 53: Geometry, power and raw emotion in dazzling mix of styles from Petrenko and RLPO

★★★★ - Backtrack

"An accomplished and absorbing new work by a composer who is keen for us to hear the overall shape of the piece rather than become distracted by surface detail. This is a philosophy I like …"

26 August 2016

Prom 53: Stadler, RLPO, Petrenko – Ravishing night of Russian greats and young artists from the Liverpool Phil

The Arts Desk

"Howard's is a voice of undeniable poise and power"

26 August 2016

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic / Petrenko review – rich fascination with sonic qualities

★★★★ - The Guardian

"Listening to [Torus], what was immediately apparent was Howard's easy command of large-scale orchestral writing … genuinely rewarding"

25 August 2016

Proms Extra: Composers in Conversation

BBC Radio 3

Listen again to Emily Howard ahead of the world premiere of her new work Torus, exploring her influences and inspirations, with live performances and discussion. With musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music.

25 August 2016

Prom 53: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Vasily Petrenko – Emily Howard, Shostakovich & Rachmaninov

BBC Radio 3

Listen again to Emily Howard’s Torus (Concerto for Orchestra), a BBC co-commission with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

21 August 2016

Emily Howard: Magnetite CD review – delicate, detailed and rigorous

★★★★ - The Observer

"Magnetite [is] a sumptuous, powerful piece … an engaging introduction to Howard’s music, expertly played"

20 August 2016

Summer Record Review: Proms Composer – Emily Howard

BBC Radio 3

With Andrew McGregor, including recordings of Magnetite, Cloud Chamber, Mesmerism, Sky and Water, Wild Clematis in Winter, Zátopek!, Threnos and Solar.

28 July 2016

How 6 female composers are pushing musical boundaries at this year’s Proms

www.bbc.co.uk

At the heart of the Proms is new music from living composers, and this year women are leading the charge.

26 July 2016

Six of the best…Proms premieres you don’t want to miss

www.classical-music.com / The official website of BBC Music Magazine

The BBC Proms have a long tradition of commissioning and promoting new music, and this year is no exception. 15 new commissions, 14 world premieres, and over 30 new highlights…

21 July 2016

Emily discusses her new Proms commission Torus with mathematician Marcus du Sautoy

Emily has taken ideas about shape and structure for Torus (Concerto for Orchestra) from the world of mathematics. Hear Marcus du Sautoy discussing the torus as part of his BBC Radio 4 series ‘Five Shapes’ here.

18 July 2016

Top 10 Women @ Science in the City

Manchester Confidential

Science Late sees Emily Howard celebrate the life of the first computer programmer and pioneering mathematician Ada Lovelace with a performance of Ada sketches.

13 April 2016

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko at the BBC Proms 2016

Prom 53 includes the world premiere of Emily Howard’s Torus (Concerto for Orchestra) which is a BBC Proms and Liverpool Philharmonic 175th Anniversary commission