Anna Meredith

This time last year, I wrote in these very pages that my desire for music in 2016 was for "something that confuses the shit
I've just returned from Iceland Airwaves, an international music festival and industry meeting point I've long wanted to
This week I find myself on the secluded island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples. Here my orchestra is performing at La Mortella, a spectacular haven created by the composer William Walton and his wife Susana whose opulent gardens hang off a cliff in ways the Babylonians could only have dreamed.