Mark Cumberland

Recent work includes The Olivier Awards 2017 & 2018, Magic at the Musicals 2016, 2017 & 2018, Best of Broadway with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Royal Albert Hall); With a Little Bit of Lerner with the Society of London Theatre and BBC Concert Orchestra, The Oliviers in Concert (Royal Festival Hall); 42nd Street – additional musical arrangements (cast recording); Young Frankenstein with Doug Besterman – additional orchestrations (Garrick Theatre); RuthlessThe Musical (Arts Theatre); Allegro (European premiere, Southwark Playhouse); The Smallest Show On Earth, The Commitments (UK tours); Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Regent’s Park); Guys and Dolls with Larry Blank (Phoenix Theatre & UK tour); Carousel (Arcola); Shrek (UK & Ireland tour).

Television work includes The One Show, The Voice, Tonight at the London Palladium, The Royal Variety Performance, BBC Children in Need.

Mark has also written for many orchestras internationally, including: The Boston Pops Orchestra, The Philly Pops, San Francisco Symphony, The Hallé, Orchestra Sinfonica de Barcelona, BBC Concert Orchestra and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Mark is a regular contributor to Friday Night is Music Night (BBC Radio 2). Since 2012, he has been co-orchestrator (with Larry Blank) of the annual Laurence Oliver Awards.

Recently Mark was commissioned by the Boston Pops Orchestra to compose short pieces ‘inspired' by the ringing of mobile phones during concerts. The result was ‘The Ringtone Cycle’, a nano-symphony in four movements.