Anna Clyne

English composer Anna Clyne was born in London on 9 March 1980. She completed her first composition at the age of seven, and had her first work performed ib public when she was eleven. She studied at Edinburgh University and at the Manhattan School of Music, and lives in New York.

Clyne has written brass, chamber, choral, instrumental, orchestral and vocal music. She has also written electro-acoustic music, has taken part in cross-genre collaborations, and is fascinated by the visual arts.

She has undertaken a series of residencies with different orchestras, including, in 2022-23, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. She has been commissioned by Inbal Segev and by BBC Radio 3.


A selection of articles about Anna Clyne

Classical music news - Jess Gillam - The British saxophonist and her ensemble join Intermusica Artists' Management Ltd

Ensemble. Particularly Engaging - Mike Wheeler listens to Elgar, Anna Clyne, Ravel and Beethoven from Jess Gillam, Ben Gernon and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Ensemble. Meeting Performance Challenges Head-on - Music by Britten, Anna Clyne, Richard Strauss and Johann Strauss II from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain impresses Mike Wheeler

CD Spotlight. Unquestionably Recommended - Jennifer Koh and Jamie Laredo, heard by Howard Smith. 'This new performance ... undoubtedly earns a place ...'