New commission/premiere of solo cello work by Caroline Bordignon

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New commission/premiere of solo cello work by Caroline Bordignon

We are delighted to announce the commission and world premiere of “First Light” for solo cello by Caroline Bordignon. The premiere will take place on October 24, 2020 for First & Central Presbyterian Church concert series in Wilmington, Delaware, with cellist Ovidiu Marinescu. Visit Caroline’s website to learn more about her music and visual art: https://www.carolinebordignon.com/

Caroline Bordignon is a Canadian composer and fine artist based in the UK.

Currently she is participating in the 2019/2020 London Symphony Orchestra Panufnik Composer’s Scheme and the Psappha ‘Composing For,’ (viola) scheme 2020/2021.  Her works have been performed at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room, the Illuminate Women’s Music Series also broadcast on BBC Radio 3, the Equator Festival at King’s Place London, the International Sound in the Land Music Festival and the Northern Chords Festival. 

Her artwork has been exhibited in galleries based in Italy, Canada and the UK.

Significant commissions have included ‘Intertwined’ for singing solo viola by Katherine Clarke, appearing on Classic FM and TwoSet Violin, the second and third movements of ‘Incandescence’ for string quartet and live painting with the Equilibrium Ensemble at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, arrangements of Norwegian Folk Song for Susanna Solsrud, Soprano, in association with the Bergen National Opera and ‘Ultraviolet,’ for the 2020 Illuminate Women’s Music Series.

Caroline has participated in master classes with artists such as the BBC Singers lead by Judith Weir, Psappha, Eleanor Alberga, Anders Hillborg and Deborah Pritchard.  Currently she is a PhD Candidate in composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK with Adam Gorb and Laura Bowler.

She seeks to explore aspects of colour, light, space, time and ways in which these interrelate through visual and musical expression synaesthetically.

Her focus is to create visual and musical works together with the objective of establishing single, yet varied and complimentary art forms.