Navigations – Thallein Ensemble

Written for Birmingham Conservatoire’s Thallein Ensemble. Conducted by Richard Baker.

Premiered at the CBSO Centre as part of a concert featuring the work of Michael Oesterle. 18th Nov, 2016.

Instrumentation: Cl, Sop. Sax, Tpt, Tbn, Clv, Clv, Vlc, Db.

Review of the concert… here.

Cymbeline – Birmingham School of Acting

Cymbeline adapted by Emma Rice, written by Carl Grose. Directed by Malachi Bogdanov.

Performed 19th – 22nd Oct, 2016 at the Crescent Theatre Studio, Birmingham.

Original music composed, recorded and produced by Peter Bell.

The Alleged Lilac – Thallein Ensemble

Written for Birmingham Conservatoire’s Thallein Ensemble.

Instrumentation: Fl, Cl, Tpt, Bari. Sax, Perc, Hrp, Pno, Acc, Vln, Vcl, Db.

Recorded with a stereo pair of small diaphragm condenser mics.

Romeo and Juliet – Birmingham School of Acting

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Directed by Hal Chambers.

Performed 24th – 27th Feb, 2016 at The Patrick Centre, Birmingham (Birmingham Hippodrome).

Music by Peter Bell.

Band: Peter Bell (Bouzouki), Seth Bye (Fiddle), Dan Cippico (Bass Guitar), Stephen Plummer (Percussion).

A reimagining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set in Peaky Blinders era Birmingham.

The music for the show drew on folk music of the time and combined it with the rock sensibilities of the Peaky Blinders TV show to create a fresh energetic soundtrack.