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Cooper, Julie (b1964)

Julie Cooper

born: 1964
country: United Kingdom

Julie Cooper is an award-winning British composer whose music is broadcast extensively on Film, all BBC television and radio channels, ITV, Channel 4 and 5 and all visual media worldwide. She has scored multiple cinematic orchestral and intimate chamber albums for television drama, film, wildlife documentaries, advertising and video game music, along with numerous drama commissions for Theatre, BBC Radio Drama and the concert platform.

Her album Haunted By The Secret on Universal’s Chappell Noir label, received two nominations for the award for Best Score Production Music Track in The Production Music Awards, winning with her track Game Of Trust. Soundtracks for BBC Radio Drama include Javier Marías Tomorrow In The Battle Think On Me, Sartre’s trilogy The Roads To Freedom, Ibsen Hedda Gabler, Shakespeare The Winter’s Tale, Robert Ferguson Dr Ibsen’s Ghosts and Jane Austen Lady Susan.

For theatre she has scored Under Milk Wood (Plymouth’s Theatre Royal, Liverpool Playhouse), Macbeth (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Black Sheep (UK Tour and the Young Vic, London), Deborah Moggach’s Double Take (Chichester Minerva Theatre), Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca (UK Tour), The Business of Murder (UK Tour) and Teatro Del’Angolo’s production Angeli Ai Confini (Italy and Switzerland tour).

For the concert platform, commissions have ranged from percussion quartet to full orchestra and choir, with performances at the Royal Albert Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, St David’s Hall, Henley Festival, Newbury Spring Festival, Concerts in the West series, Snape Maltings and Internationally Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, New York, Spain’s International Music Festival Pórtico do Paraíso, Dublin’s The Helix and the Hong Kong Arts Festival.

She is composer-in-residence and orchestrator for the education project Crazy Composers, devised by BAFTA award-winning television producer Robert Howes (The Children’s Company) in partnership with Internationally acclaimed baroque orchestra The English Concert as part of Buxton International Festival.

In March 2021, Julie was featured as one of 10 ‘Celebrating Women Composers’ highlighted on Scala Radio in partnership with the charitable foundation DONNE – Women In Music, followed by ‘Donne Composer Of The Week’ on Scala Radio in November.


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