Aside from composing new music, Benjamin is also in demand as an arranger, music supervisor and musical director. He has worked on projects in France, Germany, the USA and Colombia and has directed ensembles across Europe, the US and Japan. A selection of these projects is listed below.
Royal Wedding of Prince Harry of Wales & Meghan Markle
Created arrangements of Sir Edward Elgar's Chanson de Matin and Ronald Binge's Elizabethan Serenade for the wedding ceremony of His Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
Rock the Pops with Alfie Boe
Composed vocal arrangements for Alfie Boe's performances with the Boston Pops Orchestra in May 2018.
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.