Sarah Lianne Lewis - Composer  

Sarah Lianne Lewis is a Welsh composer whose music often explores instrumental textures and aural architecture of performance spaces. Her main focus is on vocal and chamber music, having worked with juice vocal ensemble through Sound and Music’s ‘Portfolio’ scheme, participating in the Jerwood Opera Writing Programme 2014-15, and working with Silbersee opera and LOD MusikTheatre in Ghent through the European Network of Opera Academies.

She has received commissions from Making Music (2012-13), the Royal Philharmonic Society (2014), Herne Hill Festival (2014), Aix-en-Provence Festival (2015), and Heidelberg Music Festival (2016).

The beginning of 2016 saw her new work for symphony orchestra, Is there no seeker of dreams that were?, premiered by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in March, and subsequently broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Wales. She attended the Heidelberg Music Festival as a Composition Fellow in April 2016, and is currently writing a work for Piano 4-Hands, based on the 62 moons of Saturn, extracts from which were premiered at the Cheltenham Music Festival in July 2016 by Mantras Piano Duo.