Caroline Bordignon is an award winning, Canadian composer and fine artist based in the U.K.
She explores aspects of colour, light, space, time and ways in which these interrelate through visual and musical expression through a sense of synaesthesia.
Recently she completed 10 new works for solo violin commissioned by Filipino artist Mart Henry Bongabong for his new painting series Mamlakah, premiered
in Singapore. Her piece 'Iridescent Flares III' for orchestra and live painting was performed by the London Symphony Orchestra on the 2019/2020 LSO Panufnik Composer’s Scheme. In 2020 'First Light,' for solo cello was commissioned and premiered by Ovidiu Marinescu in America and most recently Diane Chaplin of the Portland Cello Project.
Her works have been performed in the U.K. and abroad including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room, the Illuminate Women's Music Series also broadcast on BBC Radio 3, the Equator Festival at King’s Place London, the Northern Chords Festival and the International Sound in the Land Music Festival.
Her artwork has been exhibited in Italy, Canada and the U.K.
Significant commissions have included 'Intertwined' for singing solo viola by Katherine Clarke, appearing on Classic FM and TwoSet Violin,
the second and third movements of 'Incandescence' for string quartet and live painting with the Equilibrium Ensemble at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, arrangements of Norwegian Folk Song for Susanna Solsrud, Soprano, in association with the Bergen National Opera, 'Ultraviolet,' for the 2020 Illuminate Women's Music Series and 5 miniatures for solo bassoon and painting with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, ‘Next’ project performed by Edoardo Casali.
Upcoming works include piano pieces commissioned by the German pianist Alexey Pudinov, Israeli pianist Nadav Hertzka and Italian pianist Giulia Contaldo.
Caroline has participated in master classes with artists such as the BBC Singers lead by Judith Weir, Psappha, Eleanor Alberga, Anders Hillborg and Deborah Pritchard. Currently she is a PhD Candidate in composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK with Adam Gorb and Laura Bowler where
she previously completed her Masters of Music in Composition.