Dominic Muldowney

Previously at Chichester music for The Last Confession (Festival Theatre) and The House of Special Purpose (Minerva Theatre).

Recent theatre music includes The Cherry Orchard and 3 Winters (National Theatre), Richard III and Twelfth Night (Romania), 55 Days and Hapgood (Hampstead Theatre).

He has amassed a formidable list of accomplishments over the past three decades for films, television and theatre including 1984, Betrayal, The Ploughman's Lunch, Black Daises for The Bride, Copenhagen, Emma, Sharpe (11 films), King Lear, Bloody Sunday and Wallander.

Dominic Muldowney studied at York University 1970-4. From 1974 to 1976 he was Composer-in-Residence at the Southern Arts Association. Succeeding his teacher Harrison Birtwistle he became Director of Music at the National Theatre in 1981, holding the post of for 16 years.

His series of classical concertos for violin, saxophone, percussion, oboe and piano have been performed by some of the UK's major orchestras, yet he is equally at home writing and arranging for artists such as David Bowie and Sting.

His orchestral music and operas include Piano Concerto (Peter Donohue), Saxophone concerto (John Harle – London Sinfonietta), Oboe concerto (Roy Carter), The Fall of Jerusalem (oratorio), The Voluptuous Tango (Prix Italia), War Oratorio (Oxford Films and C4TV), An English Songbook (BCMG).