WORK

Film/TV

 

Close (2014)- Short Film | Independent

Dir. Noel Russell | Original Music composed by Graeme Stewart

A Nightingale Falling (2014)- Feature Film; Dir. Garret Daley & Martina McGlynn; Mixed Bag Media

Original Music composed by Graeme Stewart; conducted recording sessions with the Ulster Orchestra April, 2014

Puffin Rock (Animation) (2014)- Dog Ears; Smalltown America

Orchestral arrangements of songs and music for the production; conducted recording sessions with the Ulster Orchestra, April 2014

Mercedes Gleitze- The Spirit of a New Age (2012)- Factual Documentary | Delargy Productions

x 1 60min Episode; Documentary looking at the life of long distance swimmer Mercedes Gleitze; Additional original music written and produced by Graeme Stewart; Produced & Directed by Clare Delargy

Titanic- The Missing Link (2012)- Factual Documentary | Delargy Productions

x 1 90min Episode; Documentary charting the story of the Andrews/Pirrie families as they  reunite 100 years after Titanic’s sinking; Original music written and produced by Graeme Stewart; Produced & Directed by Clare Delargy

Not Again Farley (2011)- Animation/BBC/Flickerpix | BBC NI

x 6  5min Episodes; Educational programme for BBC Northern Ireland. Original music written and produced by Graeme  Stewart; Produced by Etta Halliday

Cup Cake (2010) | Independent

Dir. Colin McIvor; Additional Music

A Necessary Evil (2009)- Factual Documentary | BBC NI

x 1 60min Episode; Additional music written and produced by Graeme Stewart; Produced by Natalie Maynes

The Patrol- Short Film (2006) | SpotOn Productions

Dir. Allan Gildea; funded by Northern Ireland Screen; Screened at the 2007 Belfast Film Festival

 

Big Phil’s Piggyback Ride (2005)- Short Film | Independent

Dir. Andrew Tohill; funded by Northern Ireland Screen

 

EndGame- Short Film (2005) | Spectrecom Productions

Dir. Andrew Greener; screened at Belfast Film Festival 2005

 

 

Theatre/Corporate/Events

 

FAMLA (2017)- Tinderbox Theatre Company; Original  music and sound design

 

Farset Spectacle (2016)- Lumiere Productions; Original music & sound design

 

Gulliver (2015)- Big Telly Theatre Company; Dir. Zoe Seaton; Original music and sound design

 

Voices of Freedom (2015)- Walk the Plank; Dir. Nick Clarke; Original music and sound design- commissioned from Freedom Festival, Hull

 

One Sandwich Short of a Genius (2014 & 2015)- Big Telly Theatre Company; Dir. Zoe Seaton; Original music and sound design

 

Musical Director of “The Return of Colmcille” (2013)- original music and new arrangements of songs, together with the musical direction of groups and musicians for this landmark production for the 2013 City of Culture year in Londonderry. Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce (2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony); Prod. Walk the Plank. Event took place on 7th-8th June

 

Centurion “Launch Event” Music (2013)- client commissioned specially composed music for the launch event of a new eye surgery system being unveiled in Amsterdam in October 2013. The music was based on the startup sound of the machine, and turned into an epic orchestral 2min piece.

 

Commissions (Original Music, Concert Performance)

 

A Lull Between Showers based on the poetry of Frank Ormsby, commissioned by BBC Northern Ireland for the Proms in the Park at Castle Coole, Enniskillen (2018). Written for narrator, harp and orchestra; performed by actor Adrian Dunbar with harpist Richard Allen, and the Ulster Orchestra. Conducted by David Brophy

 

3 Soundscapes commissioned by the Ulster Orchestra for a filmed performance with live dancer, and performed at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast (2021). Conducted by Graeme Stewart

Be Thou My Vision (Rop tú mo Baile) (2013) for choir and harp, written for The Return of Colmcille

Goblin Market (2008) for Soprano and Orchestra Commissioned by the London Irish Symphony Orchestra

3 Choral Pieces (2005-2006) Commissioned by vocal ensemble Sciolto 

 

Orchestrations & Arrangements

 

Arrangement adaptation of Barry Douglas’ piano arrangement of “My Lagan Love” for Harp and Piano, performed by Barry Douglas and harpist Tanya Houghton for NI Opera’s “At Home for Heroes” performance (May 2020)

 

Arrangement of “You Say” by Lauren Daigle for BBC NI- Lockdown video performance featuring the choir of Ballyholme Primary School and musicians from the Ulster Orchestra (April 2020)

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements for BBC Radio Ulster’s Young Musician Platform Award Winners’ Concert- May 2019- orchestral arrangements for Martha Guiney, Irish Traditional Flautist and Folk Winner

 

Rhythm and Blues with the Ulster Orchestra- orchestrations and arrangements of songs by Davy Watson performed and conducted with the Ulster Orchestra in August 2018

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements for BBC St Patrick’s Day 2018- arrangement of Howard Ferguson songs for soprano Carolyn Dobbin and You Raise Me Up for Brian Kennedy

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements for BBC Music Day, for Nathan Carter & Gavin James, June 2016

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements for BBC Sports Personality of the Year, for SIGMA & Lizzie Jones, December 2015

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements of music for BBC Radio Ulster’s 40th Birthday Gala Concert, December 2015

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements of 3 songs for The 4 of Us for BBC NI TV St. Patrick’s Day Concert, 2015

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements for BBC at 90 Gala Concert at the Ulster Hall, Belfast- October 2014

 

BBC TV Theme Medley- for Proms in the Park 2014

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements of four songs by Paul Casey & Best Boy Grip for Music City BBC Radio Ulster Concert, 21st June 2014

 

The Main Theme from Game of Thrones for BBC Radio Ulster St. Patrick’s Day Concert, 2014

 

The Main Theme from The Pacific by Hans Zimmer for BBC Proms in the Park 2013

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements for “Hugo’s Tea Dance” (for BBC Radio Ulster) performed by Hugo Duncan with the Ulster Orchestra, conducted by David Brophy

 

Orchestrations & Arrangements for The Great Northern Songbook- a major concert for broadcast on Radio Ulster and BBC TV with the Ulster Orchestra and guest bands/musicians- 22nd May 2012

 

“Fallen Heroes” by piper Robert Watt and “Auld Lang Syne” for the Ulster Orchesra’s Ye Banks and Braes New Year Concert, performed by Eddie Reader

 

“Snow Patrol Medley” performed by the Ulster Orchestra at the 2011 BBC Proms in the Park; Conducted by David Brophy

 

“As Time Goes By” for Ulster Orchestra Strings (and piano) for Belfast Telegraph Business Awards at the Ramada Hotel, Belfast, 7th April 2011

 

Transcriptions of Horslips music- working with arranger/conductor Brian Byrne on the sets for the BBC St. Patrick’s Day 2011 concert

 

Orchestrations and Arrangements for singer Jerry Fish and the Ulster Orchestra for BBC St. Patrick’s Day concert at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast

 

“The Lark in the Clear Air”- for BBC Proms in the Park 2009 at Hillsborough Castle, performed by the Ulster Orchestra and soprano Rebekah Coffey

 

“As Long as He Needs Me”- for BBC Proms in the Park 2008; performed by soloists Rachel Tucker and Niamh Perry with the Ulster Orchestra; conducted by Kenneth Montgomery

 

“Refuge”- (Music and Lyrics by Howard Goodall) or the BBC Concert Orchestra’s Making Tracks programme

 

“Il Postino”- orchestral arrangement for the Ulster Orchestra/BBC Proms in the Park 2007 at Carrickfergus Castle for accordionist Dermot Dunne

 

“The Cathedral Under the Water”- Orchestration of Debussy’s Piano Prelude for the BBC Concert Orchestra, performed at the Royal College of Music, conducted by John Wilson, December 2005

 

Three Irish String Arrangements: “The Flower of Maherally,” “The Mountains of Mourne,” and “The Star of the County Down” (Ulster Youth Orchestra Strings Commission)

 

 

Conducting

 

Ulster Orchestra- Yoga project- filmed performances with original music, with yoga movement by Tanya Ross (May 2021)

ARRIVAL from Sweden- ABBA tribute live act w. Ulster Orchestra, live performance, SSE Arena Belfast (Feb 2020)

We’ve Come a Long Way- Orchestral recording session (December 2018) & live performance with session players from UYO Alumni (Jan 2019)

Davy Watson with the Ulster Orchestra- Live concert performance, Ulster Hall, Ulster Orchestra (August 2018)

Official NI Somme 100th Anniversary Commemoration Event- Carrickfergus Castle (July 2016)

A Nightingale Falling- Orchestra recording sessions, Ulster Orchestra (May 2014)

Puffin Rock- Orchestral recording sessions, Ulster Orchestra (May 2014)

 

Radio Drama

 

“From Castlereagh to Kandahar” (2010); Additional Music for BBC Radio 4 Drama;

Prod. Eoin O’Callaghan

 

“What Might Have Been” (2009) Full Score for BBC Radio 4 Drama; Narr. by Stephen Rea

 

“Stranded” (2010)- Additional Music; BBC Radio Ulster Drama; Prod. Owen McFadden

 

“In the Beginning” (2008)- Score for major 8-part (4 hour) BBC Radio Ulster Drama; Prod. John Simpson; Narr. Jim Norton (Father Ted, Harry Potter etc.). Broadcast on Sunday Evenings- May & June 2008

 

 

Misc.

 

BBC Radio Ulster- Good Morning Ulster (2021)- New signature music and beds

BBC Radio Ulster- The New Normal Podcast (2020)- Theme Music & Beds

Trails music (2011) for BBC NI Sports Christmas Rugby Campaign

City of Culture ‘Sig’ Tunes (2013) for BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle

 

Trails music (2015) for BBC NI Rugby Trails (based on SUFTUM theme)

 

 

Producer (selected credits)

 

 

Camerata Ireland (March 2021)- Young Artists’ Recordings, conducted by Barry Douglas. Recording session, Clandeboye Estate

 

Camerata Ireland (June 2020)- Beethoven- The Piano Concertos with pianist Barry Douglas, Clandeboye Festival Online recording sessions, Clandeboye Estate

 

BBC Radio Foyle at 40 (Dec 2019)- Gala event broadcast and streamed live from the Guildhall in Derry/Londonderry and including a lineup of musicians such as The Undertones, Elma Orkestra and Ryan Vail, Prima Quartet, Ruth McGinley and others.

 

BBC Proms in the Park (Sept 2019)- Northern Ireland’s Last Night of the Proms from the Titanic Slipways in Belfast with the Ulster Orchestra, conducted by David Brophy, featuring an international lineup of artists including Susan Boyle, Mark Vincent, violinist Ziyu He, pianist Elisabeth Brauss and others.

 

Lost Lives (Dec 2019)- Recording Sessions producer for the DoubleBand feature documentary on The Troubles based on the book of the same name; Ulster Orchestra, conducted by David Brophy; Music by Neil Martin & Scoredraw Music

 

Ten Pieces (November 2017)— Special family concert for BBC Radio Ulster featuring the BBC’s Ten Pieces initiative and a lineup of soloists which included a DJ performing Gabriel Prokofiev’s Concerto for Turntable and Orchestra; Presented by John Toal and Naomi Wilkinson

 

BBC Sports Personality of the Year (2015)- Orchestral Producer Role for the BBC’s broadcast from the SSE Arena in Belfast

 

The Emerald Screen (March 2014)- A Celebration of Irish film music performed by the Ulster Orchestra and soloists for St. Patrick’s Day at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast; broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster

 

Great Northern Songbook (May 2012)- (co-producer) BBC Radio Ulster event celebrating 150 years of the Ulster Hall in Belfast; concert featured the Ulster Orchestra performing with some of Northern Ireland’s best known musical talent

 

Classical Connections (ongoing)- BBC Radio Ulster’s flagship classical music programme, presented by John Toal; 2018 IMRO Radio Awards Winner for Specialist Music Programme