To this day, the Scot’s career is unparalleled. She has worked with the Icelandic musician Björk, performed at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Summer Games, received two Grammys and was ennobled to dame by the Queen. She owns over 2,000 percussion instruments which are to be included in the Evelyn Glennie Archive Collection – a project she and her team are currently working on. Moreover, Glennie intends to open a centre dedicated to the topic of hearing with respect to art, education and medicine. She has appeared at events as a speaker, written two books, and continues to tour the world for concerts after more than 30 years in the music business. In this interview, she looks back on her musical beginnings, speaks about having faith in oneself and reveals the meaning of true listening.