Evelyn Glennie


Dame Evelyn Glennie has a huge international reputation and following as a solo artist: the world’s first full-time classical percussion soloist. Her percussion-based scores for film and television show extraordinary flair for underscoring mood and drama. Credits include seven series of Lynda La Plante’s Trial and Retribution, Bramwell, the William Boyd-scripted and directed feature film The Trench and, most recently, Golf in the Kingdom (2010), a US-feature film based on Michael Murphy’s novel. Also notable are the soundtracks she created for a series of Mazda car commercials in the mid-‘90s, which spawned a host of imitations. Evelyn has also created many library tracks for Audio Network PLC which have been widely used in a diverse range of productions.  


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Faber Music Congratulates Dame Evelyn Glennie

We warmly congratulate Evelyn Glennie on her elevation, in the New Year Honours List, to Dame Companion of the Order of the British Empire. This richly deserved honour recognises her outstanding contribution to music. Evelyn's most recent composition credit is her collaboration with Simon Rogers on music for Jon Blair's documentary film for More 4, "South Africa: Murder Most Foul", presented by Antony Sher. Evelyn previously worked with Jon Blair on his series "The Age of Terror". Read more

ITV's latest series of Trial & Retribution - TX 11th & 12th October

Evelyn Glennie, who created the music for the first six series of Lynda La Plante's ground-breaking drama 'Trial & Retribution' returns to score the eighth series with her new collaborator David Motion. Delving into the shadowy, seductive world of the wealthy elite, Trial & Retribution VIII is described as a twisted tale of murder and vice. Read more

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