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Regularly in demand as a music arranger and music producer, Ed frequently writes and records new music arrangements for period dramas and historical films, for both on screen performances and sync. Balancing the often competing needs of historcial authenticity, musical quality, and the practicality of film production is a unique but enjoyable challenge!


Ed's arranging work includes the opera scenes in Netflix's hit period dramas, Bridgerton, and Queen Charlotte, in which he also appeared on screen as conductor of the opera, arrangements (conducting and orchestration) on The Crown, jazz arrangements for See How They Run (Searchlight) and Bonhoeffer (Angel Studios),


Ed's arranging talents were showcased on Decca's 'Bond 25' album, recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road, featuring new arrangements of the Bond Theme Songs, and on Ed's concert suite of Martin Phipps' music from The Crown, performed at the Krakow Film Festival.

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Conducting & Orchestration

Ed brings extensive experience to film and television score recording sessions. He has conducted or orchestrated on many notable projects incl: The Crown, Bridgerton, Ferrari, Napoleon, Wicked Little Letters, working with the major London session orchestras: Isobel Griffiths, London Contemporary Orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra of London, at all the major London studios, He has also worked with notable ensembles such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra. and collaborated with composers including Martin Phipps, Daniel Pemberton, Rachel Portman, Benjamin Wallfisch, Samuel Sim, Isobel Waller Bridge and Maurizio Malagnini.

"Watching Ed conduct Beethoven's Eroica, I was impressed by the rhythm and flow he gave to the performance and his personal style of communication with the orchestra. Following this, I hired Ed to conduct a recording session of my music for film.  It was a pleasure to work with him. I sent him the music at the last minute, and he was able to bring out from the score all the nuances I had in my demo"

Maurizio Malagnini, Composer (Call the Midwife, BBC)

"Edward has proven his exceptional skills to direct an orchestra like the London Symphony Orchestra and his musical talent. On a technical level he was always in control, clear in gesture and rhythm being able to show much of his musical ideas in the first run-through. He is very pleasant to work with...His musicianship and experience in conducting is at a very high level."

Jörg Hammann, First Violin, London Symphony Orchestra

"I have got to know Edward as a very talented, intelligent and open minded conductor. I was really impressed how he communicates with orchestra and gives accurate practical and musical comments. Edward has a profound technique and great musicality and sensibility, which together with his diligence and human qualities, let me believe in a very positive further musical career"

Dariusz Mizera, Solo Kontrabassist Philharmonia Zürich

(Orchestra of the Zurich Opera)

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