Will StuartComposer • Arranger • Musical Director
Will is a Composer, Arranger and Musical Director. Current projects include Composer and Arranger of The Corn is Green at the National Theatre (⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ Telegraph, Times; “beautiful score” - Evening Standard), Orchestrator of a new production of Wicked for Stage Entertainment in Hamburg, and Vocal Arranger and Musical Director of The Drifters Girl at the Garrick. Upcoming projects include orchestrating My Neighbour Totoro for the RSC at the Barbican.
As an arranger and orchestrator Will has worked with artists including Shirley Bassey, Paloma Faith, Cerys Matthews and Bryn Terfel, and has also produced music for Stella McCartney's show at Paris Fashion Week.
Will has written orchestrations for ensembles including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra and the BBC Big Band. His arrangements have been heard in London's West End as well as in theatres internationally, most recently Guys and Dolls and The Band Plays On (Sheffield Crucible) and the European premier of Amélie (Munich).
Will's recent composition work has included the animated series Sali Mali (S4C), and production music for companies including Chalk/EMI. His music has been broadcast on TV channels including BBC 1, BBC2, Channel 4 and Sky Arts.
Will is an experienced Musical Director and Conductor. He has been a frequent collaborator with the team at the Old Vic, both in London and on Broadway, and has worked extensively in the West End. He is part of the BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew 2021.