last updated on 21/03/17
Involved in many musical styles. I write and produce with influences - taken from a classical / jazz/ funk background- consequently I have varied tastes and abilities to move into many spheres of sound and music , and will find the sound, the music, to fit the breif.
This won; BAFTA ‘99; 4X EMMIE’s ‘99; OscarNomination'99
& the World Animation; BestProduction forTV Award2000. Dir. JohnMyerson
70 Hill Lane -Performs live in this production with Phelim McDermott & Improbable Theatre; touring Europe , Africa, and the US '96-'99
This won; Time Out Best Performance '97 for best off West End Show/MEPbest Fringe Show/
Cairo International Theatre Performnce'97/Best Off Broadway OBI award [Village Voice NYC]
Walker Dance&ParkMusicTour -20 date national tour with two new works; Moment to Moment . the Three
of Us / The Self/Silence of the Soul/Essence/5 2 10 -Int/National ‘02‘03’04’05’06.’07
Canduco Dance Company ‘Shadow’ septet - world tour , premier 2002.Live @QEH ‘03+‘Journey’-world tr ‘05-06
This won; MEP best touring production
Dust ‘The Odyssey’ theatrical piece performed by Steve Tiplady- Indefinite articles.
This won; Time Out Award for most Most innovative Theatre ‘01
Cream & Two Plains;-How to get Rid of Information- Bath-& Carefull - -Channel 4 /Arts Council 'Animate' commissions in'99-2005animated film s .
Quartz -Music for Traverse prod. of play byC.Czerkawska. feb’2000 Dir. Roxana Silbert
Reasons for Knocking -Conversations; & Duet for four -A dance trilogy choreographed by Fin Walker; winner of Jerwood Award’99]-’99 /2000
A Midsummer's Nights Dream -original music produced for the English Shakespeare Company Dir.Phelim McDermott&Julian Crouch.
This won 'Barclays Theatre Critics Award'97' for best touring production.
Cautionary Tales -commissions from the South Bank Centre for instrumental quartet; poetry by IanMacmillan and Sophie Hannah [premier11Oct'97].
Operagenesis Devolopment Performance - July 09 ‘07 Lunch time concert in the ROH Crush Room.
Arts Council Fellowship- -Month in China in association with BMDC and Sichuan National Opera’08
Royal Opera House Asociation -Oct’03-’09; Walker Dance Park Music - Associate Company to the ROH.
Oxford Playhouse -Artist in residence 2006--2013
Opera North - Composer in residence @ Opera North-’05-’06
LoveComplete --quartet & voices -poetry of WB Yeats.new Dance Opera ‘04 .Dir. Frascisco Negrin.
Silence of the Soul -WalkerDance&ParkMusic’03-’04- 7dancers &7musicians. Premier St.Petersburg Sept.
Me & You Duet -Counter tenor duet for Phoenix Dance- touring world-wide 2003-04- Feb’0306-
Careful This won -runner up @ British Animation Awards’06.
The Truth + Man&Woman -Thirty minute dance film for Ricochet . October’03- +60min touring ‘05/06
Best Off Broadway
Best TV Production
2x Time Out Awards
2x Machester Evening Post awards
Cairo International THeatre festival Winners
Best Touring Production
a period of time as a junior at the Royal College of Music and having gained a degree in Zoology at UniversityCollege London, composer and musician, BEN PARK, began his varied musical career ;
Ben co-wrote with the band The Neighbourhood, (touring with The Christians, Simply Red)and co-produced their album , A Certain Attitude. He also sessioned in the80’swith the TKO Horns[of Dexy's Midnight Runners fame], and worked with them on albums for The Blue Ox Babes, Diesel Park West, Soul II Soul, That Petrol Emotion, Esposito, and The Escape Club[went to No.1 in the USA]. More recently he has worked with Lamb on a recent album;All in your hands.
He began scoring for film and television with the animator, Damian Gascoigne in 1990, and in 1992 composed and performed the score for Shaking The Heaven, a BBC2 documentaries series. In 1993 ,with Damian and the dancer/choreographer Fin Walker, Ben established the inter-disciplinary group ,Three's Company. & In 1996 Ben Park created his music production company PARK MUSIC.