5 December 2023

ICA – London 18:30

We shape ourselves with the force of each other

Elaine Mitchener’s closing performance improvises on poems and texts by Jay Bernard, Thuyên Nãh, Dicteé by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and the song There It Is by Jayne Cortez.

25 November 2023

Radialsystem – Berlin, Germany 20:00

Eight Songs for a Mad King by Peter Maxwell Davies

Elaine Mitchener mezzo-contralto; Sarah Saviet music direction; MAM.manufaktur für aktuelle musik

26 September 2023

Purcell Room – Southbank Centre, London 18:00

Repertoire
Philip Venables: A Photograph
Elaine Mitchener: the/e so/ou/nd be/t/ween (World premiere)
Laura Moody: Rilke Songs
The Hermes Experiment: [with Jethro Cooke]: Metropolis
Meredith Monk: Double Fiesta arr. Denholm

17 June 2023

KM28 – Berlin, Germany 20:30

MAM Test Kitchen #1

Elaine Mitchener, solo set and a collective work with MAM.manufaktur für aktuelle musik

Julius Eastman, Joy Boy, performed by Elaine Mitchener & MAM
Elaine Mitchener (voice), Sarah Saviet (violin), Marie Schmit (cello), Paul Hübner (trumpet)

26 May 2023

Wigmore Hall, 22:00

Eight Songs for a Mad King

Elaine Mitchener mezzo-contralto; Apartment House; Anton Lukoszevieze leader

Albert M Fine (1932-1987), White On White for chamber ensemble
Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016), Eight Songs for a Mad King Op. 39

20 May 2023

The Barbican – London 20:00

Moor Mother: Jazz Codes
+Abel Selaocoe

Moor Mother vocals
Alya Al-Sultani vocals
Dudu Kouate percussion
Farida Amadou bass
Pat Thomas piano
Elaine Mitchener vocals
Edward Wakili-Hick percussion
Aquiles Navarro trumpet

28 April 2023

Morphine Raum – Berlin, Germany 20:00

Beam Splitter + Mariam Rezaei + Elaine Mitchener

Beam Splitter: Audrey Chen (TW/US/DE) + Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø (NO/DE) Voice, Trombone, Electronics
Elaine Mitchener (UK)
Mariam Rezai (UK)

23 March 2023

Radialsystem – Berlin, Germany 20:00

Songs for Captured Voices – Live Premiere
Laure M. Hiendl / Elaine Mitchener / KNM Berlin

Part of MaerzMusik 2023

A memento of the unspoken: The music theatre “Songs for Captured Voices” by Laure M. Hiendl, Phila Bergmann, Thea Reifler and Göksu Kunak centres around human voices that have been instrumentalised time and again throughout history and become the object of asymmetrical power negotiations.