Peter Wilson is an Australian/British composer based in London.
For his theatre music, Peter is an ‘Offie’-nominated and Olivier Award-winning composer. He has worked on productions for a number of London’s prominent venues including the Old Vic, National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Soho Theatre, and The Pleasance. His music has been used in performances by The Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet.
Peter has composed music for short films, documentaries, and installations. From 2019-21 he was a regular collaborator with Dialogue LLC (Seattle) and Microsoft, composing music for a range of videos and mixed-media works. Since 2021, he has focused on independent film projects.
As composer of concert music, Peter has worked with the Riot Ensemble, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Loré Lixenberg, Ensemble 360, Ligeti Quartet, Norrbotten NEO and Gildas Quartet. He has been commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society, is an Associate Composer of the University of York Music Press, and has had music recorded and released by NMC Recordings.
In addition, Peter works as a pianist with ballet companies including the Royal Ballet, New English Ballet Theatre, and Matthew Bourne New Adventures. In a 'past life' he worked as a dancer. He graduated from The Australian Ballet School in 2010 and subsequently developed works with companies such as Phillip Adams BalletLab and Untitled-Collective.
Peter has been described as “having a willingness to engage in small, strange details” - a diagnosis Peter quite enjoyed.
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