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NEWS

BBC COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE

David completed his residency at the BBC in London. He composed the music to over 35 productions and was the recipent of numerous UK industry awards for his work. Highlights include WitnessThe Sorcerer's Apprentice, Where The Wild Things Are, The City Speaks Beast.

BBC I, CLAUDIUS

The BBC commissioned David to compose the soundtrack for the new series of Robert Graves' I, Claudius. The original series was broadcast in the 70's and gained cult status. This new critically acclaimed production stars Derek Jacobi, Tim Mckinnerny and Tom Goodman-Hill and won the 2012 Audie Award.

BBC RICHARD III

To celebrate Shakespeare's birthday in April 2013 the BBC broadcast the classic 2004 production of Richard III starring Douglas Henshall and Geraldine James. David composed the soundtrack which features gamelan, 24 inch gong, dragon drum, shakers and extended playing techniques on the violin and cello.

SYDNEY VIVID FESTIVAL

The 'festival of light' was on again from May to June in Sydney.  David was commissioned to create a sound installation for the historic Walsh Bay area.  The Vivid Festival is one of Australia's most popular festivals. It invites light and sound artists from around the world to use the city as a giant canvas.

ABC CLASSIC FM INTERVIEW

Legendary Australian broadcaster, Margaret Throsby, recently interviewed David on ABC Classic FM.  David talked about his life, his musical career and his love of radio drama and film. He also chose the music for the hour long program.


GENERATOR: AUDIO TOUR

The Brisbane Powerhouse is a beautiful old building that has a rich and dramatic history. David was commissioned to create an audio tour using spoken word, sound and music to convey its story. GENERATOR is now available as an app on the App Store.

NEW ALBUM

A new album is finally underway. The Narrow Road to the Deep North is inspired by Basho, Ravel & 70's prog synth music.  The album centres around analogue synthesizers, temple gongs, arpeggiators & bosendorfer piano.  This will be David's fifth and most experimental studio album.

HIT ENTERTAINMENT 
FIREMAN SAM SERIES 6-9

David has been commissioned to compose the soundtrack for series 9 and the feature film of the classic kids TV show, Fireman Sam.  Aired in over 100 territories in 60 languages it is one of the world's most popular kids tv shows. This will be David's 4th series (104 episodes) and 2nd feature film.

NBC UNIVERAL/MATCHBOX PICTURES ZUZU AND THE SUPERNUFFS SERIES 1

Tweenies, sci-fi, punk-girl series, ZuZu and the Supernuffs has a supercool retro soundtrack composed by David.  The show has worldwide distribution on the Nelvana owned KidsCo channel and was broadcast in August 2013.   The music is scored for orchestra and analogue synthesizer.