Anthony Weeden

Conductor and orchestrator extraordinaire

Riddle Magazine

There is a new breed of conductor who earns their respect quickly without any fuss or pretension, who knows the music and is sensitive to situations that make musicians feel vulnerable. Anthony Weeden is the best example of this fresh, human approach.

Django Bates

Anthony Weeden

Conductor / Composer / Orchestrator

Anthony Weeden is a conductor, composer and orchestrator. A classically trained musician, he works frequently in the world of film and television, including orchestrating and conducting The Theory of Everything (Golden Globe winner), Arrival and Sicario (OSCAR and BAFTA nominated for Best Original Music) for Jóhann JóhannssonColette for Thomas Ades; Fanny Lye Deliver'd starring Charles Dance and Freddie Fox; and My Cousin Rachel for Rael Jones. Recent composing highlights include the trailer music for blockbuster new game Jurassic World Evolutionmusic for Chinese animation Kung Foodand a special animation to support Baby Loss Awareness Week.

As a conductor, Anthony appears with world-renowned orchestras such as Swedish Radio, Melbourne SymphonyPhilharmonia Orchestra’s Spielberg at 70 celebrations at the Royal Festival Hall, Duisburg Philharmoniker, and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Recent conducting firsts include Toyota Classics tour of South East Asia for Royal Philharmonic OrchestraCream Classics in Liverpool Cathedral, and 'Christmas at the Movies' with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Forthcoming plans include returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and new engagements with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, and Ulster Orchestra.

Anthony introduces the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra’s 2017 Toyota Classics Tour:

Jurassic World: Evolution 2017 trailer composed by Anthony Weeden for Frontier Games:

Watch Anthony conducting the Danish National Symphony Orchestra playing Twin Peaks from 19 August live on DR TV:

Watch Anthony conducting and talking about the 2016 Kraków Film Music Festival:

Kung Food, The Movie. Yi Animation Inc

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