Musician | Composer | Producer
James Barrett is a composer, producer and conductor of orchestral music for film, TV, commercials and classical concert works, whose music has been performed and broadcast to acclaim, both in the UK and internationally.
His extensive career has seen him work with a wide range of world-renowned musicians, film-makers and artists, including Sir David Attenborough; the BBC; Aardman Animations for the BAFTA award-nominated Creature Comforts; National Geographic; Discovery channel; PBS; Terra Mater; The Mill London; and many more.
In the classical world, he has been commissioned to compose and score numerous concert works for the likes of Sir Roger Norrington CBE; Dame Evelyn Glennie CH DBE; Grammy and Classical Brit Award-winner Alison Balsom OBE; and Wells Cathedral Choir.
Read James’s biography to find out more about his musical career, as well as his other interests. Or view his portfolio to browse a selection of his work…
“A wonderful new concerto which explores the real subtlety and musicality of percussion playing in relation to the string orchestra. James Barrett allows the performers to delve into so much more than what the written page can project. He injects this need for us all, performers and audience alike, to use all our senses to participate in the piece.”
Dame Evelyn Glennie CH DBE
A selection of James’s orchestral scores and parts are available to purchase or hire in bound editions.