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Anna Meredith

plus Carmel Smickersgill

Anna Meredith


Anna Meredith is a composer, producer and performer of both acoustic and electronic music. Her sound is frequently described as ‘uncategorisable’ and ‘genre-defying’ (the Guardian went with “majestic bangers”…) and straddles the different worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, techno, large-scale installations and experimental rock.

Described by Pitchfork as ‘one of the most innovative voices in British music’, Anna Meredith is a genre-crossing composer and producer whose work straddles the worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, electronica and experimental rock. She was awarded an MBE for services to music in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. | Facebook | Twitter

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5.45pm: Bars open
7.30pm: Doors to Sage Two
8pm – 8.30pm: Carmel Smickersgill
9pm – 10.30pm: Anna Meredith
11pm: Last orders

Timings are subject to change 


Carmel Smickersgill

Carmel Smickersgill is a Manchester based composer and performer; recipient of a Live Work Fund Award in 2021, supported by Jerwood Arts, Wolfson Foundation, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Linbury Trust. Since leaving education she has worked in a variety of mediums, predominantly writing for theatre, concert hall and playing with the band Bunny Hoova.

She has previously been commissioned by Liverpool Philharmonic Ensemble 10/10, Laura Bowler, Galvanise Ensemble and Fretwork, Dada Fest and Video Jam among others. She has also been collaborating with the Creative Collective at Leeds College of Music as part of Making Music and Sound and Music.