About Adrian

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Adrian Sutton is a Tony-nominated and Olivier-winning composer whose genre-crossing scores have featured in a number of multiple award-winning productions.

For the National Theatre these include War Horse, Coram Boy, Angels in America and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, for which he received an Olivier Award in 2013.

War Horse opened in multiple productions worldwide including Canada, the USA, Australia, Berlin, the Netherlands and China.

His scores for Bristol Old Vic include Cyrano (2019) and Dr. Semmelweis (2022).

Also active as an orchestral composer and player, his works include War Horse Suite, a 25-minute symphonic orchestral work derived from the score for the show premiered in 2010 by the RPO, that along with a new commission Some See Us from the BBC Proms, featured as the centrepiece of a War Horse Prom in the 2014 Proms season.

His score for War Horse: The Story in Concert had its premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in 2016 and featured Michael Morpurgo and Joanna Lumley reading the book on-stage, accompanied by the RPO and singers.

His chamber music has been performed regularly by various groups including the concert violinist Fenella Humphreys, the 6-piano group Piano Circus, Blaze Ensemble, Ensemble Perpetuo and others.