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His recordings include a series of acclaimed CDs with the John Wilson Orchestra, the works of Eric Coates with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the orchestral works of Edward German with the BBC Concert Orchestra. A prolific arranger, he has produced countless orchestrations including for Kevin Spacey’s film Beyond The Sea, the score of which was nominated for a 2006 American Grammy Award. He enjoys a close working relationship with Paul McCartney and has orchestrated and conducted several of his compositions with the London Symphony Orchestra. In the United States his arrangements and orchestrations have been played by the Chicago Symphony, Boston Pops, National Symphony of Washington and Cleveland orchestras. He has restored a number of classic film scores, including the lost orchestrations of all MGM’s major musicals.
Born in Gateshead on Tyneside in 1972, John Wilson studied composition and conducting at the Royal College of Music. He graduated in 1995 winning all the major conducting prizes and the coveted Tagore Gold Medal for the most outstanding student.