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 2020/21, funded by Arts Council England, PRS Foundation and Garfield Weston Foundation.

Current work:
Composition for Unsere Zeit, written and directed by Simon Stone, for Residenztheatre, Munich. Premiere 20th September. Info here

Sound score for Little Scratch by Rebecca Watson, adapted by Miriam Battye, directed by Katie Mitchell, for Hampstead Theatre. Begins 5th November. Info here.

Melanie is currently featuring in Martina Stock’s audiovisual installation 100 Female Voices, celebrating 100 years of female artists at the Salzburg Festival. Info here

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

Oracle: Animals + Human + AI, a choral work for twelve voices and an AI, currently in development as part of Melanie’s New Voices composer support. 

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