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His first operatic work, Into the Little Hill, written with playwright Martin Crimp, was commissioned by the 2006 Festival d’Automne in Paris. Their second collaboration, Written on Skin, premiered at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in July 2012 and has been scheduled by twenty international opera houses since then. He conducted the UK premiere at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in March 2013; the production was filmed and broadcast by BBC television.
As a conductor Benjamin has regularly appeared with leading orchestras, amongst them the London Sinfonietta, Ensemble Modern, Philharmonia Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Royal Concertgebouw (for whom his latest work, Dream of the Song, was written). He has frequently performed and taught at the Tanglewood Music Festival in the USA over the last fifteen years and, since 2001, has been the Henry Purcell Professor of Composition at King’s College, London.