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Errollyn Wallen MBE

Internationally renowned composer and performer

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Goldsmiths alumna Errollyn is
 an internationally renowned composer and performer.
 Her prolific output includes
 17 operas and awards include the Ivor Novello Award for Classical Music and British Composer Award. Errollyn 
was awarded the MBE in 2007, and in 2009 her albums were launched into space as part of NASA’s STS-115 mission. She composed two large-scale works for the opening ceremony of
 the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Errollyn founded her own Orchestra X whose latest album, Photography, was named as one of the best classical albums of 2016 by National Public Radio in the USA. Her latest orchestral work is a BBC Proms commission for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.