Nigel John HESS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-07-22
Education Weston-super-Mare GS for Boys, St Catharine's Coll Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations travel and photography
Clubs Br Acad of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, BAFTA
Style Nigel Hess, Esq
Career composer for TV, theatre and film; music scores for TV incl: A Woman of Substance, Vanity Fair, Campion, Summer's Lease (TV and Radio Industries Club Award for Best TV Theme), Testament (Novello Award for Best TV Theme), Titmuss Regained, Maigret, Wycliffe, Just William, Dangerfield, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (Novello Award for Best TV Theme); film scores incl Ladies in Lavender (nominated Classical Brit Award 2005); house composer RSC 1981-85; scores incl: Troilus and Cressida, Much Ado About Nothing, Julius Caesar, Cyrano de Bergerac (NY Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play on Broadway), Comedy of Errors, Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost, Othello, The Winter's Tale, The Swan Down Gloves, A Christmas Carol, Twelfth Night; other theatre incl: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, Henry VIII (all Shakespeare's Globe), The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (West End); composer many concert works incl Piano Concerto (cmmnd by HRH The Prince of Wales, nominated Classical Brit Award 2009); commercial recordings incl: TV Themes (television compilation), The Winds of Power & New London Pictures (works for Symphonic Wind Band), Chameleon (MRA award for Best MOR Album), Piano Concerto (performed by Lang Lang), Ladies in Lavender (performed by Joshua Bell), Silent Nights
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