Benjamin was commissioned to create two new arrangements of Elgar's 'Chanson de Matin' and Binge's 'Elizabethan Serenade' for the marriage of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor on 19 May 2018.
Benjamin has collaborated with composer and accordionist Martin Green on Aeons, a unique binaural sound journey along the banks of the Tyne taking place this summer as part of the Great Exhibition of the North. Benjamin has arranged Martin's music for the orchestra and chorus of Opera North, which will be recorded at Leeds Town Hall in full binaural sound.
Benjamin has composed original music for Channel 4's coverage of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics.
Benjamin has orchestrated the live score for Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread', adapting Jonny Greenwood's Oscar-nominated soundtrack for live performances with the London Contemporary Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at IFFR.
Benjamin has composed a suite of French songs that forms the basis of Puy du Fou's new attraction, Le Grand Carillon. The suite is written for an ensemble of folk instruments and showcases Puy du Fou's brand new 48-bell carillon, built by Royal Eijsbouts.
Puy du Fou is France's second-largest theme park, attracting over 2 million visitors each year. Le Grand Carillon will open to the public in April 2017.
Benjamin composed the soundtrack to Honda's new Civic advert, "Up". The film follows the ascent of Team GB climber Imogen Horrocks up a towering sandstone cliff, and the soundtrack was created using a bass clarinet and a nylon string guitar.
Benjamin is currently setting the Song of Zechariah to music as a companion piece to his 2016 work, Benedicite, commissioned by the Choir of St Paul's Cathedral. Read all about the Benedicite in Choir & Organ magazine, Vol. 24, No. 4 (print only).
Benjamin has been featured as one of the Royal College of Music's Student Stories on the RCM website, chronicling his progression from the RCM fast-track Composition for Screen Masters course to the prestigious ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis.