Composer Residency with the RSC
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 this residency
Bruce O'Neil, Head of Music RSC
Sarah Llewellyn was the Cameron Mackintosh Composer in Residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company 2017-2019. In 2022 her music featured in the RSC’s 37 Plays project and in 2023 she was invited as a representative of the company to Winsdor Castle for a reception with the King and Queen celebrating Shakespeare.
Highlights at the RSC
Music for RSC's film A Stitch in Time
Slow Transition extract from The Earthworks
Transformations - extract from concert piece - Piano & String fragments
Bed Scene extracts The Earthworks
Custard experiment extracts - The Earthworks -
Fast Transition - Earthworks
Myth Big Transitions Extracts
Transformations concert piece vocal extract
Jazzy transitions extracts - Myth
Sarah's blogs for the RSC
Three Tales From Ovid
Retold by Amber Hsu.
These tragicomic retellings of classic myths introduce young audiences to timeless tales of pride, unrequited love, and regret.
Sarah composed music and songs for the staged readings in The Swan in October. Directed by Alex Thorpe.
Sarah also worked with the Education and Literary departments and projects and she collaborated with the composer Mira Calix and director Angus Jackson on Coriolanus for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.