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Lucy Armstrong

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Lucy Armstrong


Lucy Armstrong (b. 1991, England) is a British composer.

Ms. Armstrong studied at the Royal Northern College of Music under Gary Carpenter and Adam Gorb, then with Julian Philips at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she graduated with distinction. In 2018-19, she was a Fellow in Composition at the Guildhall.

Armstrong’s work is eclectic and theatrical; she enjoys working collaboratively, writing for concert hall, opera, and theatre. Her works are broadcast regularly on BBC Radio 3 and performed internationally. In 2017 and 2018, she wrote an opera in association with the Royal Opera House.

Recent commissions include: FontanaMIX Ensemble (Italy), Psappha Ensemble (Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Commission), and A4 Brass, among others. She recently had a 25-minute piece for choir and orchestra premiered by Salford Choral Society and Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra.

Lucy Armstrong is currently [2023] the Rosie Johnson RPS Wigmore Hall Apprentice Composer and is writing a piece for French horn and piano to be premiered at Wigmore Hall.

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