Art-Pop to make your heart stop.
Cherilyn Macneil is a songwriter, performer and composer from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Dear Reader has released 4 studio albums and a live album recorded with the Babelsberg Film Orchestra.
Macneil also composes music for film and television. She has been living in Berlin since 2010.
Cyclus Cygnus - Seven Ages of Swan - is a genre-defying performance piece for 12 electronic swans, 2 singers and a chamber ensemble.
Currently you can see an installation of the swans (no live performance) at the Berlin Light Festival from 11 - 20.09.2020
Watch the video for 'SMOKE MACHINE', created in collaboration with kids in Kenya as part of a songwriting workshop for 'ONE FINE DAY', a charity that runs art programs in the slums of Nairobi...
I composed the score and theme song for 'Petronella Apfelmuß', which premiers on KiKa on 11.10.2020!