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⎜Conductor

      Film, TV, Concert and Commercial Release

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (2019)

Voyage of a Sea-god (double-album)

Laurence Perkins, solo bassoon

Hyperion Records

Producer: Andrew Keener

Engineer: Simon Eadon

 

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (2017 to 2020)
Associate Conductor

 

Bristol Symphony Orchestra (from January 2016 to January 2020)
Conductor and Artistic Director
Concerts at St George’s Bristol, Clifton Cathedral and Colston Hall, plus special events

Bristol Ensemble (2006 to date)

Guest Conductor
Bristol’s Professional Chamber Orchestra
Concerts with international soloists;

recording sessions (BBC and Independents); educational outreach. 

Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra (2001 to 2015)
3 concerts a year at St. George's Bristol and Colston Hall

Interplay Series: Bill Evans and the Impressionists (2014)

Bristol International Festival of Jazz and Blues 2014 - Colston Hall, and

Guildhall Jazz Festival - Milton Court Concert Hall

Composers: Bill Evans, Kate Williams, Ravel, Debussy and Satie 

Monsters Dark Continent (2014)

Composer: Neil Davidge

Bristol Ensemble, Chritchurch Studios, Bristol 

Heart (2013)

Feature Documentary

Composer: Justin Nicholls

Bristol Ensemble, Christchurch Studios, Bristol

African Cats (2013)
3-part Natural History series for Disney Nature

Series Producer: Keith Scholey

Composer: David Poore

Bristol Ensemble, Real World Studios, Box 

 

Wild Arabia (2012)

3-part Natural History series for BBC

Series Producer: Brian Leith

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

BBC Concert Orchestra, Abbey Road Studios, London

Frail (2012)

Feature Film

Director: Leslie Rogers

Producer: Jack Paulson

Composer: David Poore

Bristol Ensemble, Christchurch Studios, Bristol

Frozen Planet - prog 7 (2011)

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

BBC Concert Orchestra, Abbey Road Studios, London

The Truth About Lions (2011)

2-part Natural History series for BBC

Composer: David Poore

Bristol Ensemble, Christchurch Studios, Bristol

Mountain Gorilla (2010)

3-part Natural History series for BBC

Composer: David Poore

Bristol Ensemble, Christchurch Studios, Bristol

The Man Who Stopped the Desert (2010)

1 - hour feature documentary produced by 1080 Films

Composer: David Poore

Bristol Ensemble, Christchurch Studios, Bristol

Inside the Perfect Predator (2010)

Natural History series for BBC1

Composer: Ben Salisbury

BBC Concert Orchestra, Air Edel Studios, London

The Great Rift (2010)

3-part Natural History series for BBC

Series Producer: Phil Chapman

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

BBC Concert Orchestra, Abbey Road Studios, London

Roni Size and Reprazent (2009)

Concert Performance

Emerald Ensemble and Gospel Choir

Colston Hall, Bristol, Friday 25 September 2009

The Times****

Nature's Great Events Live (2009)

Narrated by Sir David Attenborough

Composer: Barnaby Taylor and Ben Salisbury

BBC Concert Orchestra, Colston Hall, Bristol

Tuesday 22 September 2009

Nature's Great Events (2009)

6-part Natural History series for BBC1

Series Producer: Karen Bass

Composer: Barnaby Taylor and Ben Salisbury

Narrated by Sir David Attenborough

BBC Concert Orchestra, Abbey Road Studios, London

Great White Shark - a Living Legend (2009)

Natural World production for BBC 2

Composer: David Poore

Emerald Ensemble, Christchurch Studios, Bristol

Catching the Impossible (2008 - 2009 )

8-part angling series for Sky TV

Series Producer: Hugh Miles

Composer: David Poore

Emerald Ensemble, Christchurch Studios, Bristol

Wild China (2007)

6-part Natural History series for BBC2

Series Producer: Phil Chapman

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

BBC Concert Orchestra, Angel Studios, London

Ganges (2007)

3-part Natural History series for BBC2

Series Producer: Ian Gray

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Maida Vale Studios, London

Life on Earth – an Orchestral Suite by Edward Williams (2007)

Commercial CD release.

The Emerald Chamber Orchestra at St George’s Bristol

Europe - A Natural History (2005)

4-part Natural History series for BBC2 and ORF (Austria)

Series Producers: Patrick Morris and Klaus Feichtenburger

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

BBC Concert Orchestra, Angel Studios, London

Journey of Life (2004)

5-part Natural History series for BBC2

Series Producer: Miles Barton

BBC Concert Orchestra, Angel Studios, London

Holy Cow (2004)

Natural History documentary for Discovery Channel

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

Emerald Ensemble, St Alban’s Church, Weston-super-Mare

Wild New World (2002)

6-part Natural History series for BBC2

Series Producer: Miles Barton

Composer: Barnaby Taylor

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Angel Studios, London

Classic Williams: Romance of the Guitar (2000)

Commercial CD release for Sony Classical with John Williams

London Metropolitan Orchestra, Air Lyndhurst Studios, London

Collaboration with British film composer Edward Williams (1990 – 1996)

Sessions for TSW and Channel 4. Various projects incl. ‘Rosie the Great’

The Guitarist: John Williams (1998)

Commercial CD release for Sony Classical

London Metropolitan Orchestra, Air Lyndhurst Studios, London

Echoes of London (1985)

Commercial CD release for CBS Records with John Williams

London Metropolitan Orchestra, CTS Studios, London

Matador (1985)

CBS Records with Tom Jones, commercial CD release

London Metropolitan Orchestra, Olympic Studios, London

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