Stripes Anna Phoebe
4 // December // 2018

Anna releases Stripes, based on her collaboration with artist Nicola Durvasula. 

Anna uses voice, violin, viola, deconstructed harmonium and crystallizers to create an evocative soundscape to accompany a film Durvasula made capturing light refracting on the Ganges.

Download/stream links:

Spotify // iTunes // Amazon // Deezer

Oi Va Voi Memory Drop
9 // November // 2018

On 9th November, Oi Va Voi release their album Memory Drop, on which Anna arranged and recorded strings.

Anna will join Oi Va Voi for their European tour in November this year.

See dates for concert details.

Spotify // iTunes // Amazon 

Anna _Phoebe_Down The Rabbit Hole
Down The Rabbit Hole
2 // November // 2018

‪Down The Rabbit Hole is released today. Inspired by & written for the incredible students of The Royal Ballet School for a project based on Alice In Wonderland, led by choreographer Kate Flatt. 
With Nicholas Holland (cello) and Francesco Lucidi (drums). 

Download/stream links:

Spotify // iTunes // Amazon // Deezer

Sophie's World
Sophie's World
12 // October // 2018

Today Anna releases Sophie's World  - a soundtrack created for the colourful collage film by Sophie McElligott.

You can watch the film HERE:

Download/stream links:

Spotify // iTunes // Amazon // Deezer

Anna Phoebe Pink Stripe
Pink Stripe
9 // October // 2018

'Pink Stripe' - a collaboration with artist Nicolas Durvasula. A ‘linga of light’ captured in the early hours on the Ganges at Assi Ghat.
Music by Anna Phoebe. Composed & recorded on violin, voice and deconstructed harmonium.
Shown at the Rietburg Museum, Zurich, September 2018.

Watch/listen HERE

Anna Phoebe Wasteland
28 // September // 2018

Anna Phoebe releases her single Wasteland, inspired by the landscape of Dungeness, Kent.

Available on all digital platforms.

Amazon iTunes Spotify Deezer

AVA in motion
AVA In Motion
8 // June // 2018

Today is the release of In Motion, the first single from AVA's second EP, due out on 6th July.

They collaborated with dancer Ruben de Monte and film maker Rob Jarvis to create a beautiful video set in London.

You can watch the video HERE.

Stream/download on all platforms HERE.

Oi Va Voi Vanished World
8 // June // 2018

Today Oi Va Voi release their first single Vanished World from their new album, out later this year.

Strings arranged and recorded by Anna, who will join them for a London show at Omeara on 26th July.

Watch/listen HERE.

Warner Bros. Mowgli
7 // June // 2018

Anna recently worked with Nitin Sawhney, recording solo violin at Air Studios for his score for the new Warner Bros. film, Mowgli.

The film, directed by Andy Serkis, stars Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Freida Pinto and Rohan Chand. In July 2018, Warner Bros. sold the rights for the film to Netflix, who in turn scheduled it for a 2019 release.

Watch the trailer HERE.


AVA Reverie
AVA - Debussy's Rêverie
18 // May // 2018

To commemorate Claude Debussy's Centenary, AVA have recorded an arrangement of Rêverie.


You can download/stream on all digital platforms HERE.

Anna Phoebe Nikki Bedi
BBC London Interview
16 // May // 2018

On 13th May, Anna joined Nikki Bedi on BBC London.

They talked about music in schools and mental health, Anna's latest releases including Blackstar and Waves, plus reocording violin for Nitin Sawhney for Warner's upcoming film, Mowgli.

You can listen back to the full interview HERE. (from 2:40:00)

Royal Ballet School - Alice
Royal Ballet School
31 // March // 2018

Anna recently completed a project with the Royal Ballet School, devising a 15 minute dance piece based on the themes of Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland. It was performed as part of the students' contemporary dance and choreography course, run by Kate Flatt. 

Anna composed the music and also performed live alongside cellist, Nicholas Holland (Balanescu Quartet).  You can listen to examples of the work HERE.

Piano Day Erland Cooper Anna Phoebe
Piano Day 2018
29 // March // 2018

To celebrate 'Piano Day', Anna joined Erland Cooper and eight other musicians including Neil Cowley, Hayden Thorpe, Leo Abrahams, William Doyle, Alex Kosobolis, Charlotte Greenhow, Aisling Brouwer and Jacob Downs.

They filmed a special arrangement of Erland Cooper's 'Solan Goose'  - this was a musical experiment of countermelody pulled together within 24 hours notice.

You can watch the performance HERE.

AVA waves
AVA - Waves EP
23 // March // 2018

Anna has been working with composer/pianist Aisling Brouwer under the artist name AVA. They recently signed to Manners McDade. Their neo-classical debut four track EP 'Waves' is released today.

You can download/stream on all digital platforms HERE

For more information visit

Ursula Moreton Award 2018
Ursula Moreton Award 2018
5 // February // 2018

Over the last year Anna has been working with The Royal Ballet School as music advisor and composer.  This term she acted as music advisor for the Ursula Moreton Choreographic Award.  The esteemed panel of judges included Christopher Hampson, Wayne McGregor, Kerry Nicholls, Mikaela Polley, Liam Scarlett and Billy Trevitt. Anna worked closely with the students and composed the music for the winning piece.

Anna Phoebe Blackstar
Cover of David Bowie's 'Blackstar'
5 // January // 2018

After working with Tony Visconti, Nitin Sawhney and Stewart Copeland on Sky Arts' 'Unsigned Heroes', Anna now releases her instrumental version of David Bowie's 'Blackstar'.  It is recorded using acoustic and electric violins, viola and effects pedals.






Autonomy - Zion
22 // September // 2017

Anna wrote and recorded the string section for Autonomy. 'Zion' was released today.

Listen here:




Freedom from Torture
11 // September // 2017

A charity event on 29th October at The Astor Theatre, Deal.  Come and support this night of music, dance and spoken word to raise money for this vital and successful charity that helps people recover physically and mentally from their sufferings.

For tickets/info go HERE.

Tony Visconti's Unsigned Heroes
Sky Arts - Tony Visconti
6 // September // 2017

Very excited to be part of Tony Visconti's Unsigned Heroes series on Sky Arts.  This six part series celebrates the work of legendary producer Tony Visconti, featuring unsigned artists from across the UK and Ireland.  The artists are mentored by Visconti as well as musicians/composers Nitin Sawhney (musical director), Stewart Copeland and Imelda May. The series ends with a televised concert at Union Chapel.

Watch Unsigned Heroes HERE.

25 // June // 2017

The new Papillon single 'Indigo' is released today.

Listen/buy HERE

YouTube HERE

Waves Aisling Brouwer Anna Phoebe
24 // March // 2017

My new single 'Waves' written with composer/pianist Aisling Brouwer is OUT TODAY!

Download on ITunes

Download on Amazon

Stream on Spotify

Papillon workshop
Canterbury Christ Church Workshop
20 // February // 2017

Last week Papillon held a two hour workshop with the students of Canterbury Christ Church University, followed by an evening performance.  Nic and I were joined by tabla player Simran Singh Ghalley, and together we discussed creativity, improvisation, performance and the business of being an artist.

For more workshop information please get in touch

Royal Ballet School
11 // February // 2017

At the start of this year I had the pleasure of working with ballerina Viviana Durante and choreographer Kate Flatt at the Royal Ballet School, on a piece inspired by Kenneth MacMillan's 'Anastasia'. Over the course of 3 weeks I composed & produced soundscapes for the students' 12 minute piece, on top of which I performed live improvised violin for two performances at the school.

Listen to 'Anastasia' & 'Asylum'

ITV 'IN PLain SIght'
6 // December // 2016

In the last couple of months I worked with award winning stage and screen composer Nina Humphreys, recording violin and viola for ITV drama 'In Plain Sight'.   A real pleasure to work with and play on her compositions. 

Watch trailer


Children Change Colombia
Children change colombia
4 // October // 2016

Papillon will be supporting 'Children Change Colombia', performing at London’s Hippodrome Cabaret theatre on 14th November 2016. The event will feature Phil Manzanera, of Roxy Music fame,  Louis de Bernières, celebrated author,  and Fernando Montaño, Soloist at The Royal Ballet.  Performances by guest artists will include: Andy Mackay (Roxy Music),  singer/songwriter  Sonia Bernardo (Jools Holland), drummer Javier Weyler (ex-Stereophonics),  multi-instrumentalist Joao Mello (Razorlight, David Gilmour),  bassist Yaron Stavi (Robert Wyatt, Nigel Kennedy and Gilad Atzmon), celebrated actress and patron of Children Change Colombia, Virginia McKenna.

War & Peace Soundtrack
War & Peace Soundtrack
17 // July // 2016

​The soundtrack of the BBC's adaptation of War and Peace is now on spotify! The composer Martin Phipps is absolutely brilliant to work with - I get to bring in all my pedals and experiment with sounds and textures...and work with cellist Nicholas Holland.  A real pleasure. 

Listen to album

Anna Phoebe Royal Ballet School
29 // April // 2016

Nic and I had an inspiring time giving an Improvising and Creativity workshop at the Royal Ballet School. The workshop included live performance and interactive participation with the students.  We discussed the creative process, from writing to performance and explored expression through dance.

For more information email

Daimler Anna Phoebe
1 // March // 2016

A great experience performing in Stuttgart with the Daimler Symphony Orchestra at the 2016 Daimler Supplier Awards show.


Naveen Kumer Anna Phoebe
10 // November // 2015

Last night the band and I did a very special performance at the Indian Embassy's Nehru Centre in London with flute player Naveen Kumar. It was organised by IC Filter to promote musical collaboration across borders.  Looking forward to working with Naveen on new Papillon music.

Visit Naveen Kumar's website.

Monocle - Annaphoebe
Interview on Monocle Radio
26 // September // 2015

A few weeks ago I went into the Monocle offices to do a radio interview with Georgina Godwin as part of The Curator show. It was broadcast on 24th October and my bit is 44 minutes into the show.

Listen to the show

In Continuum Remix
25 // September // 2015

I want to share this remix of 'In Continuum' by Nur Orbach -  Love hearing his interpretation! And if any of you would like to remix any existing tracks, send me an email, would love to hear your ideas!

Available to listen here

Notte Della Taranta 2015
25 // August // 2015

An incredible experience playing to 200,000 people in Melpignano.  Thank you to Phil Manzanera for inviting me to perform. An honour to work with him and perform alongside the local pizzica musicians, as well as Italian rockstar Luciano Ligabue, legendary drummer Tony Allen, Columbian artist Andrea Echeverri, Clash founder Paul Simonon, and flamenco guitarist Raul Rodriguez.

Watch live performance of 'Pizzica Manzanera' HERE

Ramblin' Man Fair
28 // July // 2015

Thanks to all who braved the wet weather to watch myself and the band at Ramblin' Man Fair. 


Chiddfest 2015
20 // July // 2015

Fantastic time playing Chiddfest at the weekend - the band and I really enjoyed it. Thank to everyone who came along. Photo by Chris Pascoe.

Nines, Live at Kings Place
13 // May // 2015

We have a new video -  'Nines', played live at Songlines Encounters Festival June 2014. Featuring Simran Singh Ghalley on tabla and Nicolas Rizzi on guitar. Filmed by Tim at Black Cat Studio Pro. Please share with your friends!

Watch on Youtube

30 // March // 2015

Here is a video with highlights from the recent Anathema support tour - venues included Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Exeter Cathedral, Winchester Cathedral and Leeds Minster. Such a magical experience.

Watch here

HRH Prog Festival
23 // March // 2015

The band and I had a fantastic trip to beautiful north Wales, to Snowdonia to play at HRH Prog festival. Thank you to everyone who came to the festival! 

Watch highlights.


26 // February // 2015

Compositions/sound cues for film. Written by myself and Nicolas Rizzi.

Youtube Soundcloud


Kinetix Free Runners
27 // January // 2015

I recently performed with the Kinetix Freerunners in Switzerland, Belgium and Holland at a series of private events.

Watch highlights video.

Silent Night
15 // December // 2014

Nicolas and I arranged and recorded a version of Silent Night. Available to stream or download.




4 // December // 2014

One of the most captivating instrumental releases I've heard in a long time. (Oz Hardwick)

Five star review in R2 magazine.

Four star review in Evening Standard.

Q Magazine songs of the week.

Songlines Feature
13 // October // 2014

Buy this month's edition of Songlines Magazine to read the interview with Alex Petropoulos.

bob dylan
10 // October // 2014

An honour to open up for Bob Dylan at Poland's Legends of Rock Festival in the stunning outdoor amphitheatre of Dolina Charlotty. Incredible experience.

Anna Phoebe Mostar
Mostar Video Release
4 // October // 2014

Here is the new video for our new single 'Mostar' off my upcoming album out 20th October. Directed by Inger Lise Oellgaard.

Watch video.


Jon Lord
Celebrating Jon Lord
11 // March // 2014

On 4th April I'll be performing a piece at the Royal Albert Hall at a special night organised by The Sunflower Jam to honour the life and work of the great, late Jon Lord.  As well as the 83 piece Orion Orchestra conducted by Paul Mann, the line up includes Paul Weller, Deep Purple, Bruce Dickinson from Iron Maiden, Steve Balsamo and Rick Wakeman.

Interview with Joel Gausten
25 // November // 2013

'Embracing The Warrior: A Chat With Anna Phoebe'.  In depth interview with Joel Gausten. Anna talks about career as a guest artist for bands such as Jethro Tull, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Jon Lord and Roxy Music, and the transition to solo artist.

Read the full interview.

'Embrace' EP out today
11 // November // 2013

Today is the day - new EP 'Embrace' is OUT NOW 

New Single 'The Duel' Out Today
6 // November // 2013

New single 'The Duel' is out today! 




Weyfest Video
30 // September // 2013

Selections from our live set at Weyfest Festival 2013 in Farnham, UK. Live band featuring members of Jurojin including Nicolas Rizzi on guitar, Francesco Lucidi on drums, Yves Fernandez on bass, and Simran Ghalley on Tabla.

Watch video