Naomi Pinnock’s music has been performed internationally by groups such as the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble Adapter, Quatuor Bozzini, Arditti Quartet, KNM Berlin, EXAUDI, London Sinfonietta, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart and Schola Heidelberg. Her works have featured at festivals including Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Tectonics Glasgow, Klangspuren Schwaz, Ultraschall Berlin, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, ECLAT Festival Stuttgart, Rainy Days Festival Luxembourg, Festival Musica Strasbourg, Only Connect Festival in Stavanger Norway, and Spitalfields Festival, London.
She studied composition in London with Harrison Birtwistle and Brian Elias and in Karlsruhe with Wolfgang Rihm.
In 2015-16 she received a scholarship from the Berlin Senate Department of Culture for a six-month residency at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris and in 2017 a PRS Foundation Composers’ Fund Award.
In 2020 her first portrait CD, Lines and Spaces, was released on WERGO. Her work, I am, I am, written for soprano Juliet Fraser and the Sonar Quartett, received the 2020 Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Chamber-Scale Composition.
She is the recipient of a 2022 Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung Composer Prize.