Grace-Evangeline Mason

Composer

Grace-Evangeline Mason is a composer of orchestral, chamber, choral, electronic and operatic music based in the UK. Described as having a ‘keen ear for musical texture - from dreamy hazes of electronic sound to sumptuous choral writing’ (BBC), Mason creates ethereal sound-worlds often inspired by art, poetry, and literature to take a listener on a narrative journey. Her music has been performed as part of the BBC Proms, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4, and at venues both across the UK and internationally.

She has worked with ensembles and artists including members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, BBC singers, Trio Atem, Royal Northern Sinfonia, London Early Opera, Aurora Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s new music group, Ensemble 10:10, in venues across the UK and internationally. Her music has been performed at festivals including the New Music North West Festival, the Open Circuit Festival, Cheltenham Music Festival, Southbank SoundState Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Connecticut, and the BBC Proms.

Mason is the recipient of awards including the BBC Proms Inspire Young Composer of the Year (2013), the Rosamond Prize (2016), the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s Christopher Brooks Prize (2017) and the Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize (2018).

She studied Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, before undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Oxford and the Royal Academy of Music, London.

Biographical Details

Works by Grace-Evangeline Mason

Festival performances of works by Grace-Evangeline Mason

Call for Scores submissionWorld premiere

LFCCM 2017