Philip Sheppard scores Star Wars trailer

I’ve always loved Star Wars, so was rather delighted when Disney & JJ Abrams requested to use some music I’d composed for the new Star Wars Force Awakens trailer/ teaser (behind the scenes) film as revealed at Comic Con in San Diego last night. The piece they used is a reworking of a track I wrote called…

A Boat to Nowhere

Inspired by one of my friend Trey Ratcliff’s images, here’s ‘A Boat to Nowhere’ to be heard soon on the BBC ‘Human Universe’ soundtrack. This was recorded at Abbey Road in August.

Human Universe

One of my tracks from the forthcoming series ‘Human Universe’ presented by Brian Cox, Featuring Evelyn Glennie with the ESO & Philip Sheppard. The image is another stunner by my dear friend Trey Ratcliff (who’s probably in the desert at Burning Man right now…).

Le Grand Départ & The Ride of Your Life

The title track of Le Grand Depart show, launching The 2014 Tour de France at Leeds Arena. Track by Philip Sheppard. Free download here. Image courtesy of Trey Ratcliff. More of Trey’s amazing work here.More news & tracks here… Press release: British conductor and composer Philip Sheppard will lead the orchestra and chorus ofOpera North at the opening…

Bending Light for Trey Ratcliff

A piece of music dedicated to Trey Ratcliff whose work I’ve loved for years. He is a master of HDR Photography and I met him for the first time last year in Monterey. This piece is recorded using tuned glass instruments and is an attempt to play with refraction, colour and shade in music. I’ve…