Chloe Knibbs is a composer exploring storytelling, theatricality and sidelined voices with a particular emphasis on feminist perspectives.  Included in the British Music Collection, her work includes compositions for opera and music theatre, orchestra, chamber music, art song and choir. Her music has been featured on BBC Radio 3 and performed by a number of ensembles including the Riot Ensemble, Birmingham Opera Company and Project Instrumental. Chloe’s work has also received support from PRS Women Make Music Scheme and Jerwood Arts.

Her music explores feminist and social issues and has been performed in venues across the UK including Stratford Town Hall, Birmingham New Street Station and the Royal Northern College of Music and various festivals including Birmingham Weekender, Dartington’s International Summer School and Orkney Arts Festival. Chloe is also a passionate community musician and is currently working on projects with Welsh National Opera, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and Friction Arts.

Chloe was a participant in Adopt a Composer 2018/19 and was paired with Ex-Urbe.


Ruins, supported by Jerwood Arts Bursaries and Francis Chagrin Award