24-25 March 2018

silent green Kulturquartier, Berlin – Germany

Presented by SAVVY Contemporary and Maerz Music

Eastman Invocations I – 24 March

Elaine performs Memorial by George E. Lewis and an improvisation with George Lewis & Sean Griffin 

Eastman Invocations II – 25 March

Elaine performs The Nude Voice [solo I] 

20-22 April 2018

St John’s Smith Square, 19:30

Part of Occupy the Pianos curated by pianist/composer Rolf Hind

Elaine will perform works by Rzweski, Eastman and with messo-soprano Lore Kixenberg works by Morton Feldman and Maxwell-Davies.

18 May 2018

Museum of London Docklands, time tbc


SWEET TOOTH marks the culmination of five years’ research by Mitchener into our love of sugar and the historical links between the UK sugar industry and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

SWEET TOOTH has been supported with public funding from Arts Council England. Commissioned by Bluecoat in partnership with the Stuart Hall Foundation, London and The International Slavery Museum with further support from PRSF Open Fund, Edge Hill University, Centre 151 and St George’s Bloomsbury.

20-23 June 2018

Printworks – London, 19:30

Tansy Davies / Nick Drake: CAVE (world premiere)

In the cavernous warehouse space of The Printworks, this new music theatre work follows a grieving man’s quest for survival in a devastated world.

Tansy Davies composer
Nick Drake libretto
Mark Padmore tenor
Elaine Mitchener contralto
Lucy Bailey director
Geoffrey Paterson conductor
London Sinfonietta

Produced by the London Sinfonietta in association with the Royal Opera