Melanie Wilson is a U.K. based multi-disciplinary performance maker. Her acclaimed work is founded on the contemporary interplay between sound art, experimental forms of composition, language and live performance.

Melanie is one of Sound and Music’s New Voices 2020, funded by Arts Council England, PRS Foundation and Garfield Weston Foundation.

Current work:
Composition and sound for short film Where I Go (When I Can’t Be Where I Am), a BBC Culture in Quarantine commission, available now on iPlayer.

Libretto for Current, Rising, a VR opera with Royal Opera House, composed by Samantha Fernando and directed by Netia Jones, opening in November 2020.


For 2021/22:
A new music/opera performance about parenthood and climate change, composed by Melanie and co-written with Jessica Latowicki; supported by Royal Court Theatre, PRS Foundation’s Open Fund and Royal Opera House.

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