Anna Appleby

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Previous Education

Masters in Composition, RNCM. BA in Music with First-Class Honours, The University of Oxford.


Thesis Title

Opera Creation Project



Prof. Emily Howard

Prof. Michael Symmons-Roberts

Dr. Nikolai Duffy


Research Summary

Anna is composing an opera in collaboration with poet Niall Campbell for performance by the BBC Philharmonic. Composer and poet are undertaking PhDs at RNCM and MMU with supervision from Professor Emily Howard and Professor Michael Symmons Roberts. This joint PhD project is the first of its kind.


Research Interests

Opera, Collaboration, Composition

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