Aside from composing new music, Benjamin has also collaborated with and created new arrangements for some of the world’s most original and prestigious ensembles and institutions. He is also in demand as a soundtrack orchestrator, and has worked in this capacity on a number of major titles.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Orchestrated part of Daniel Pemberton’s score to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Royal Wedding of Prince Henry of Wales & Ms Meghan Markle
Created arrangements of Sir Edward Elgar's Chanson de Matin and Ronald Binge's Elizabethan Serenade for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Orchestrater on Lorne Balfe’s score to Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
Rock the Pops with Alfie Boe
Composed vocal arrangements for Alfie Boe's performances with the Boston Pops Orchestra in May 2018.
Phantom Thread: Live at the Southbank
Orchestrated the live score to Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread', adapting Jonny Greenwood's Oscar-nominated soundtrack for live performances by the London Contemporary Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall (UK premiere) and by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at IFFR.
Recording Engineer on WuKong, a 2017 Chinese action thriller directed by Derek Kwok, starring Eddie Peng and with music by Wan Pin Chu. Engineered and produced the UK guitar sessions (listen out for the slides in the final Act).
Mexico: Earth's Festival of Life (BBC Two)
Orchestrated Michael Kruk's score for BBC Two's Mexico: Earth's Festival of Life
Jamie Jones and the Colombian National Symphony Orchestra
Created an original orchestral score to accompany house producer Jamie Jones' music for his groundbreaking collaboration with the Colombian National Symphony Orchestra.
Philharmonia in Klosters
Composed a series of arrangements for the Richards & Schauerte Christmas Concerts in Switzerland, performed my members of the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Philharmonia MMSF Instrumental Fellows. These included an adaptation of Debussy's rarely-performed Invocation for chamber orchestra and male chorus.
Hallé Youth Choir
Guest Director of the Hallé Youth Choir for their 2011 summer residential week and UK tour. Conducted performances at the St Endellion Music Festival, at Truro Cathedral and at the Royal Northern College of Music.
Oxford University's Out of the Blue
Musical Director of award-winning a cappella ensemble Out of the Blue from 2006-2007. Directed performances across the UK and USA and awarded second place at the ICCA (International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella) in 2006 at the Lincoln Centre, NY.