UPCOMING LIVE PERFORMANCES / SCREENINGS
December 16th/17th 2023 - PANDORA'S BOX - World Premiere... The newly christened London Youth Opera will unveil their newest commissioned work - and their first back live on stage since 2019 - Stuart and librettist Donald Sturrock's contemporary take on Pandora's Box. The venue is the beautiful Susie Sainsbury Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music, London. Preliminary info here - more details to follow soon.
November 18th 2023 - PETER & THE WOLF and KENSUKE'S KINGDOM LIVE IN CONCERT... Following the success of the charity performances last year of We're Going On A Bear Hunt Live In Concert, Stuart will be conducting the brilliant St Paul's Sinfonia in family presentations of the Academy Award®-winning stop-motion Peter & The Wolf (2008 Oscar®-winner - Best Animated Short Film). Director Suzie Templeton, together with the puppets that star in movie, will be there in person as part of the presentation. The shows will open with an exclusive preview look at KENSUKE'S KINGDOM with Stuart's symphonic score performed live. Get your tickets here on for the three shows at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. All profits will benefit the music education charity Music Masters - empowering children to reach their creative potential through music, no matter their background.
October 25th 2023 - CENTURY OVERTURE World Premiere... The London Phoenix Orchestra will premiere a newly commissioned concert overture by Stuart to kick off their centenary season, with a performance of Stuart's Violin Concerto also planned for 2024. Catch the new piece on the evening of Wednesday October 25th, at St John's Smith Square, London - TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE
October 14th 2023 - KENSUKE'S KINGDOM to have UK Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival... The new animated feature film KENSUKE'S KINGDOM, with Stuart's symphonic score, will have its long-awaited UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on Saturday October 14th at 11:30am at the BFI IMAX, Waterloo.
February 2023: KENSUKE'S KINGDOM... Stuart has completed work on the symphonic score for the feature film
KENSUKE'S KINGDOM, an animated adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo book of the same name. Stay tuned for news of releases of both the soundtrack and the film itself.
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"In essence, this soundtrack neatly encapsulates everything that got me interested in soundtracks in the first place. Hancock is a bloody genius, and I'm enjoying listening to him blossom. 10/10" [soundtrack review of Hawk]