Upcoming

26 June 2024

Cafe Oto – London, 19:30

Black Top: Pat Thomas & Orphy Robinson
With special guest Elaine Mitchener

25 August 2024

The Royal Danish Academy of Music – Copenhaguen 20:00

Rolf Hind: Sky in a Small Cage

A new opera about the Persian poet and Sufi mystic Rumi with music by Rolf Hind, performed by the Danish ensemble Athelas Sinfonietta.
Part of Copenhaguen Opera Festival

Commissioned by Mahogany Opera with support from the Nicholas Berwin Charitable Trust

8 September 2024

Barbican, Hall – London 19:30

Rolf Hind: Sky in a Small Cage

Commissioned by Mahogany Opera with support from the Nicholas Berwin Charitable Trust

27-30 November 2024

Fruitmarket – Edinburgh

Deep Time: Basquiat & Cage 8424

Fruitmarket’s festival of new music
Curated by Elaine Mitchener

Past Performances

26 May 2024

DiMenna Center’s Cary Hall – New York 19:30

Octet by Ekmeles

Ekmeles performs Octet, a program expanding Ekmeles’s normal roster of six singers to take on repertoire for larger forces.

Programme:
Ben Johnston – Sonnets of Desolation
Cassandra Miller – Guide
Josh Levine – Cicada June | Geheimlicht
Elaine Mitchener – BloodCirclesEarWhistles
Dai Fujikura – Zawazawa
Eric Dudley – QuietUs

15-19 May 2024

daadgalerie – Berlin

Elaine Mitchener: 5 Days in May

Elaine Mitchener (DAAD fellow 2022-23) transforms the daadgalerie into an interdisciplinary salon, a meeting zone, a testing ground, an open space for exchange and experiment.
With Rabih Beaini, Beam Splitter, Cdrk, Nick Dunston, Jacob Greenberg, David Grundy, Nina Guo, Laure M. Hiendl, Paul Hübner, Dam van Huynh, Cansu Tanrikulu, Nãh Thuyên, Zora Steiner & more tbc

8-9 May 2024

Cafe Oto – London 19:30

Two Day Residency

Wednesday 8 May
Elaine Mitchener – With Neil Charles + Roy Claire Potter + Mark Sanders + Xhosa Cole + Pat Thomas + Dam Van Huynh + Jay Bernard (W/ Femi Oriogun-Williams)

Thursday 9 May
Elaine Mitchener – With Petals + Shamica Ruddock + Neil Charles + Mark Sanders + Xhosa Cole + Pat Thomas + Gaika