Emily Levy Biography

Emily Levy is an award winning British singer and composer with musical influences that range from medieval to classical, folk to jazz. She works closely with the voice and sound design and is particularly interested in blurring boundaries between stylistic genres and electro acoustic writing.

Recent work includes: Composer and MD for 'A Song for Ella Grey' with Pilot Theatre Company, 'A Dyeing Wish' with Garry Fabian Miller & Beaty Rubens for BBC Radio 4, Composer and co-creator for Leeds 2023 Children's Day,  Streetwise Opera & BBC Concert Orchestra Re:Sound 2023 at Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Previous Work: 'Songs of Belonging' with Sound and Music 'New Voices' and Britten Pears Arts, Mary Beard’s ‘Amo Amas Amusical’, BBC R4; ‘A Mix Tape for Gus’, BBC R4, Dante 2021 BBC R4.  Choral Works: ‘In Paradisum’ for Marian Consort, SATB Choir and Children’s Chorus; ‘How Sweetly You Burn’ for Voice Vocal Trio; Oxford Youth Choirs ‘Unending Sky’.  Instrumental ensemble: ‘Zoetroping’ for Thallein Ensemble, BOZAR Brussels; ‘Stuck Record’ for Project Instrumental; Solo Album, ‘Lost and Found’, A Song Cycle for Baritone Roderick Williams ‘The Rain is Coming’, created with writer Rommi Smith, presented a female perspective of Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin, supported by awards from PRS Foundation, Arts Council England and RVWT.

Emily completed an MMus Composition (Distinction) at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where she studied with Ed Bennett, Joe Cutler, Howard Skempton and Errollyn Wallen.

Current work in development 'Me Without You' in collaboration with director and writer Mella Faye supported by ACE Project Grant, Opera North, Britten Pears Arts and Spitalfields' Music Festival for premiere in Summer 2024.