Daniel Giorgetti

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Daniel Giorgetti is a British composer of concert music and film and television scores .[1] Giorgetti was born in London and studied piano and composition at the London College of Music with Martin Ellerby, and the Royal College of Music with Edwin Roxburgh. His concert music has been performed in festivals and concert series in the US, the UK and mainland Europe – including the Park Lane Group Series, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and the Gaudeamus Foundation New Music Week in Amsterdam. It has also been broadcast on BBC Radio 3. His music has been awarded several prizes, among others the Worshipful Company of Musicians' Silver Medal, a Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust award and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Young Composers' Award in 2000.

Giorgetti's work for film and television includes scores for both dramas and documentaries, and embraces an extremely versatile range of styles and instrumentations. Especially acclaimed have been his scores for The Somme (Darlow Smithson Productions / Channel 4), Rothko in the Simon Schama series Power of Art (BBC) and The Last Days of the Raj (Blast Films / Channel 4) directed by Carl Hindmarch. His drama credits include the RTS award-winning BBC film The Curse of Steptoe and ITV's Caught in a Trap, both directed by Michael Samuels (Our Hidden Lives). Recent scores include the widely praised ITV series Collision (Marc Evans) and Mrs Mandela (Michael Samuels). Giorgetti has also contributed scores to the long-running ITV series Foyle's War. His most recently televised project was the Golden Globe nominated BBC drama series The Hour (Kudos Productions) which received a warm critical reception in the UK and US.

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  1. ^ Schweitzer, Vivien (22 July 2008). "NEW JUILLIARD ENSEMBLE; International Divertimenti For Sculpture and Traffic". The New York Times. p. 3. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 

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