|Occupation(s)||Singer, Songwriter, Composer|
|Instruments||piano, guitar, harmonium|
Ana Silvera is an alternative/folk singer-songwriter and composer from London. Ana Silvera has performed and/or been played on radio stations including BBC Radio 3 (The Verb, Late Junction ), BBC Radio 6, BBC Wales, XFM and Resonance FM. Ana Silvera has performed at major venues including the Purcell Room, Union Chapel, The Roundhouse main stage and Sage Gateshead.
Her debut album, "The Aviary", was released with KMC Records in March 2012.
Ana Silvera collaborated on The Aviary with producer Ray Singer, New York-based producer Brad Albetta (Martha Wainwright, Teddy Thompson) and violinist/arranger Maxim Moston (Antony & the Johnsons, Rufus Wainwright), and Jeff Langston (Antony and the Johnsons).
In 2011, Ana Silvera was commissioned to write a piece for herself and choir by The Roundhouse, London. The resulting piece is a seven-part song cycle entitled "Oracles". "Oracles" was nominated for a British Composer Award in 2012. The piece was recorded in a new arrangement in 2015 in a series of live recordings at The Roundhouse Studio Theatre and is due for release in 2018.
Royal Ballet Collaboration
Ana Silvera was commissioned in 2013 by the Royal Opera House to create, compose and perform in a new work for Royal Ballet alongside choreographer Ludovic Ondiviela and film maker Kate Church, entitled 'Cassandra'. It premiered on the 30 October 2014 at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House and starred soloist Olivia Cowley as the main character, replacing principal ballerina Lauren Cuthbertson who was injured shortly before the show.
- 2012 "The Aviary" (Karamel Music Collective)
- 2016 "Unpopular Music - Late Junction Sessions" - vinyl release Gearbox Records
- 2015 "Purcell's Revenge...Sweeter than Roses?" with Concerto Caledonia Delphian Records
- 2007 Notes for Holy Larceny Yo Zushi (Pointy Records)
- "Late Junction session with Laura Moody and Maya Youssef featured on Unpopular Music (Gearbox Records)". Retrieved 2017-02-28.
- "The Aviary on Bandcamp". Retrieved 2011-07-20.
- "Maxim Moston website". Retrieved 2014-07-12.
- "Cassandra at the Royal Opera House". Retrieved 2014-08-20.
- Official website
- Ana Silvera Facebook page
- Line of Best Fit interview
- Wears the Trousers Interview
- Link to BBC3 Verb Live Broadcast
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