NEWS & UPDATES
'NERVE' PERFORMED BY BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA, CONDUCTED BY HUGH BRUNT BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO 3
On the 2nd of August 2021, Sasha's orchestral commission from the BBC Concert Orchestra 'Nerve', was performed and conducted by Hugh Brunt, broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
link to broadcast: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000ycr2
RCM ELGAR MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR COMPOSITION 2021
In her first year of undergraduate study at the Royal College of Music, Sasha was the recipient of the 'Elgar Memorial Prize for Composition 2021'
'OUTSIDE THE LINES VOL.4' RELEASE BY NONCLASSICAL
Bringing together everything from brooding electronics, to sound collage, to folk-tinged re-imaginations of Bach, pre-order 'Outside The Lines vol.4' on bandcamp released by Nonclassical, or buy it on the 2nd of April. The artists in this release are Lottie Sadd, Sasha Scott, Yorgo Stenos, Spindle Ensemble, Sophie Fetokaki, and Samuel Sharp.
'THIS CLASSICAL LIFE': JESS GILLAM WITH SASHA SCOTT ON BBC RADIO 3
Jess Gillam and composer/violinist Sasha Scott share the music they love, including Lutoslawski, Ligeti, Brahms and The Prodigy.
link to broadcast: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000sq23
LIVE FROM KINGS PLACE: LOUIS SCHWIZGEBEL
In this concert, former BBC New Generation Artist Louis Schwizgebel makes his Kings Place debut with an arrangement of Mozart’s glorious ‘Coronation’ concerto, paired with Ravel’s Piano Trio. Also featured is a new work by Sasha Scott, winner of the 2019 BBC Proms Young Composer Competition.
'SHAPESHIFTER' - SASHA SCOTT | THE PURCELL SCHOOL CELEBRATES OLIVER KNUSSEN
On Sunday 1st March 2020, The Purcell School presented a whole day of stunning music-making in memory of Oliver Knussen, with four concerts given by over 100 outstanding Purcell students, staff, alumni and guests at the Southbank Centre. In the evening, the Purcell School Symphony Orchestra played Britten, Ravel, Knussen, Lutoslawski and a premier of Sasha Scott's orchestral piece 'Shapeshifter' in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre.
SENIOR WINNER OF BBC YOUNG COMPOSER OF THE YEAR 2019
In 2019, Sasha was selected from hundreds of entrants as the only winner in the Senior category of the annual BBC Young Composer of the Year Competition. Her winning piece, Humans May Not Apply, was performed by Aurora Orchestra, as part of the BBC Proms Inspire Concert at the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios on 13 August 2019.
HUMANS MAY NOT APPLY FEATURED ON SHIVA FESHAREKI'S RADIO SHOW 'NEW FORMS' ON NTS RADIO
Composer and Turntablist Shiva Feshareki presents her monthly show NEW FORMS. Using her own bespoke turntabling techniques, she re-imagines music and sounds from any genre - live - through warped, vinyl-only turntable manipulation. Allow each special-edition show to be a trip into an alternative perspective to that which already exists: A new form.
WINNER OF PURCELL SCHOOL ORCHESTRAL COMMISSION 2018 / 'SKYLINE' PREMIER AT CADOGAN HALL
At the age of 15, Sasha Scott was awarded 'The Purcell School Orchestral Commission Prize', a hotly contested opportunity in the Purcell School for young musicians. Her work, 'Skyline', was performed by the Symphony Orchestra at London’s Cadogan Hall on the 19th of March, conducted by fellow pupil Sebastian Kozub.