News

March 2020

Alexia has recently received an exciting commission for a new piece to be performed in March 2020. More details to follow very soon.

November 2019

The Premiere of Alexia’s piece, Acres, written for the Explore Ensemble for the Cambridge Music Festival took place on Saturday 9th November at Trinity College, Cambridge.

October 2019

Alexia was interviewed by Jess Gillam on Radio 3 This Classical Life in which they swapped music including John Luther Adams immersive Become Ocean, the sublime vocal harmonies of Kraja, Steve Reich’s Music for 18 musicians, Smetana and a soul classic by Aretha Franklin: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0009b8z

July 2019

The world Premiere of Alexia’s BBC Proms commissioned piece for VOCES8, Earthward, took place on Monday 22nd July at Cadogan Hall at 13.00 pm as part of the BBC Proms. https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eh84mb

March 2019

‘Gate, gate’, originally commissioned by Kammer Klang for the Cellist Oliver Coates and premiered at Café Otto in June 2018 received its second performance by Britten Sinfonia Principal Cellist, Caroline Dearnley, at the Barbican on Saturday 16th March.

November 2018

‘Turning to the wind’, dedicated to the memory of Professor Stephen Hawking, who Alexia had the honour and privilege to meet and interview in 2013, and commissioned by the Cambridge Young Composers’ Network for the November Cambridge Music Festival, was performed by The Brodsky String Quartet at Queen’s College Old Hall.

August 2018

Performance of winning piece for the 2018 BBC Proms Inspire Competition. Elegy for Aylan was performed by the Aurora Orchestra as part of the BBC Proms Series.

July 2018

Awarded The Humphrey Searle Composition Prize by the Royal College of Music Junior Department where Alexia studied between 2016 and 2018.

June 2018

Winner of the 2018 BBC Proms Inspire Competition with Elegy for Aylan.

Premiere of commissioned cello solo piece by Kammer Klang, Gate, gate, for Oliver Coates, performed at Café Oto, London.

Chamber orchestra piece, written under the tutelage of Tom Coult for The Britten Sinfonia Academy recorded professionally.

March 2018

Article of Wikipedia accepted and published: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexia_Sloane.

February 2018

Shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society Duet Prize for Young Composers.

July 2017

Winner of the Royal College of Music Junior Department Joan Weller Composition Prize and Highly Commended in the BBC Proms Inspire Competition.

April 2017

Winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society and Classic FM 25th Birthday commissions. Elegy for Aylan was premiered and performed by Ensemble 10/10 consisting of members of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and conducted by Clark Rundell in October 2017 at St George’s hall in Liverpool.

November 2016

Winner of the Cambridge Young Composer of the Year Competition.