COMPOSER

From short films to large scale choral works, I have been involved with quite a broad range of writing projects. I have listed below the most important composition commissions. For a list of my published works see this page.

CHORAL COMMISSIONS

THE MANY AND THE FEW

Hillingdon Borough Council (2020)  

New songs commissioned for a documentary celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Postponed until 2021 due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

FLYING! - AN AERODYNAMIC CANTATA

Hillingdon Borough Council (2016) 

First performed in 2016 with further performances in 2018 as part of the RAF centenary celebrations.

RE:CREATION - A CONTEMPORARY BIBLICAL ORATORIO

www.recreationtheoratorio.com

Community Choirs project (2009 – 2011)

A project commissioned by Ghosts Choral Society for performances by community choirs in the South-east. Performances include Guildford premiere (Ghosts. Conductor: Timothy Ball); Holy Trintiy, Guildford (Occam Singers. Conductor: David Gibson); Methodist Central Hall (Conductor: Noel Tredinnick); London professional premiere at St John’s Smith, Square (Consortium. Conductor: Timothy Ball)

In the Beginning
00:00 / 03:42
You Are the Lord of Heaven and EarthArtist Name
00:00 / 03:14
O Lord You Search Me and Know MeArtist Name
00:00 / 05:19

MUSICAL THEATRE

CHRISTMAS AT THE (SNOW) GLOBE

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (2019)

Composer / arranger / MD  for their Christmas production.

TREASURE ISLAND

Leicester Haymarket Theatre (2018)

Composer / arranger for their Christmas show, co-written with Sandi Toksvig (Script) & Jenifer Toksvig (Lyrics).

ARABIAN NIGHTS  /  THE NUTCRACKER  /  DAVID BADDIEL'S ANIMALCOLM

Story Pocket Theatre (2013 - present)

Composer / arranger for on-going tours of the above adaptations.

HOTBUCKLE PRODUCTIONS PANTOMIMES

Riverhouse Arts Centre (2011 – 2014)  

Composer / arranger / MD

YOUTH THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (1994 – present)

Composer / arranger / MD for over 20 new musicals. See PUBLICATIONS.

With No Secrets in My Heart
00:00 / 04:16
Animals Know What to Do
00:00 / 03:08
Dollyhood
00:00 / 01:48

FILM / TV / MEDIA

THE LOCKDOWN BLUES

Vox Tox Podcasts (2020)

Composer of the title music for Sandi Toksvig's podcasts during the Coronavirus lockdown.

HASBRO GAMES COMMERCIALS

DDB London (2004)

Composer / arranger / conductor

CluedoArtist Name
00:00 / 00:32
MonopolyArtist Name
00:00 / 00:34

OPENING TITLES FOR TRAINING DVD

BBC College of Journalism (2009)

Composer / arranger

SHORT FILMS

New Screen Elite (1996 - 1999)

Composer of two short film scores, Rooftop and Panic. Directed by Omid Nooshin.

© 2020 by DAVID PERKINS

david.perkins@dp-music.co.uk