Geneveive Murphy

Genevieve (1988, Scotland) studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Glasgow, Junior School followed by Birmingham Conservatoire for Bachelor of Music. She received a Masters in Composition at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague in 2013 and currently lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Her compositions have been performed internationally in a variety of concert halls and art galleries, to name a few, Concertgebouw, Muziekgebouw,  W139, Stedelijk (Amsterdam), La Fenice (Venice), Old Fruitmarket (Glasgow), Theatre Spektakel (Zurich) with, Ensemble Offspring (Sydney), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Glasgow), Camerata Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Amsterdam) and herself performing her compositions.

Performance May, 2020

Your Feeling

Composer and theatre maker Genevieve Murphy was supposed to present her new music theatre performance I Don’t Want To Be An Individual All On My Own at SPRING. Genevieve Murphy is one of the artists of the talent development platform Standplaats Utrecht and a Nieuwe Maker by Nicole Beutler Projects. Triggered by experiences growing up with a brother who has autism, her show is about empathy. It asks how empathy could work in times when a lot of our communication takes place on distance via social media. It is obvious how this topic got more urgent in times of lockdown. The rehearsals got interrupted and Genevieve Murphy concentrated on the musical aspect of the performance. She is now releasing an album in the fall and we premiere the first video-clip from this album here.

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