THE SOUND OF STORY: JOCELYN POOK
FRIDAY 5 DECEMBER 2014
SALLIS BENNEY THEATRE, BRIGHTON
Golden Globe nominee and Olivier award winning composer Jocelyn Pook - speaker at The Sound of Story.
Jocelyn Pook is one of the UK’s most versatile composers, having written extensively for stage, screen, opera house and concert hall. She has established an international reputation as a highly original composer winning her numerous awards and nominations including a Golden Globe, an Olivier and two British Composer Awards.
Often remembered for her film score to Eyes Wide Shut, which won her a Chicago Film Award and a Golden Globe nomination, Jocelyn has worked with some of the world’s leading directors, musicians, artists and arts institutions – including Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, the Royal Opera House, BBC Proms, Andrew Motion, Peter Gabriel, Massive Attack and Laurie Anderson.
Jocelyn won an Olivier Award for the National Theatre’s production of St Joan, and for her music-theatre piece Speaking in Tunes she won a British Composer Award. She won a second British Composer Award for her soundtrack to DESH, which accompanies Akram Khan’s dance production of the same name. Jocelyn has also composed scores for television shows and commercials, and was nominated for a BAFTA for Channel 4’s The Government Inspector.
@jocelyn pook www.jocelynpook.com
The Sound of Story Conference, Friday 5 December, Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton.
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