Composer Residency with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Sarah Llewellyn Composer in Residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company 2017-2019
Cameron Mackintosh composer in residence scheme.
“I’m delighted that Sarah is the chosen candidate. Sarah is an exciting composer who has the experience and theatrical instinct to gain a huge amount from the residency and make further progress in her career.” Bruce O’Neil, Head of Music @ RSC
Music Theatre THE WIND SINGER
Jan 2019 a week of development on a new musical, The Wind Singer, direction by Lotte Wakeham and musical direction Bruce O’Neil.
Concert work TRANSFORMATIONS
The residency has included a specially composed concert piece for the ‘Musical Transformations’ event in The Swan, Stratford Upon Avon. Performed with players from The Orchestra of the Swan and in house RSC musicians. It premiered in October in the beautiful Swan Theatre.
Music for film A STITCH IN TIME
Incidental music for two new plays, THE EARTHWORKS and MYTH
as part of the Mischief Festival at The Other Place. They were presented as a double bill and ran throughout May and June 2017
Sarah has also been working and writing for the Education and Literary departments and projects. She had the chance to collaborate with the composer Mira Calix and director Angus Jackson on Coriolanus for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.