Peter loves writing using the full range of colours of the orchestra, combining modern music production techniques and traditional instrumentation to create a sound where new meets old. Romantic and modern. Expansive but also intimate.
2018 has been busy for composer Peter Michael Davison. He has completed the score for the feature animation Strike with Gigglefish Studios, featuring the voice of Ken Stott. Composed, orchestrated and conducted by Peter, this was recorded at Air Studios London, with players from the LPO and LSO. Strike is released April 2019, including nationwide distribution with French giants Septieme Factory and soundtrack release next year.
Also this year, Peter completed the score to the Australian Film Emu Runner, directed by Imogen Thomas and starring Australian actor and director Wayne Blair. This will be doing the international film festival circuit over the course of the next year.
Peter also has recently completed work on the huge PS4 release, Ivor Novello winning and BAFTA 2018 nomination Horizon Zero Dawn where he orchestrated and conducted.
2017 was an equally busy year for Peter, arranging, orchestrating and conducting the album Summer with Monika with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Ensemble 10/10, starring Roger McGough and Andy Roberts, as well as working with feature documentary maker Mike Book on a production about the infamous Australian band The Church. At the end of 2017, Peter orchestrated and conducted with the City of Prague Philharmonic, the score and soundtrack to the animortal epic Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires.
Peter is a composer with leading Australian music production company beatboxmusic.com, and has composed for TV productions such as Gardeners World, The Voice, The Bachelor/ The Bachelorette and Holding back the years.
Off-screen, Peter has written for mainstream recording artists including Judie Tzuke, folk legends The Oyster Band as well as the internationally acclaimed Claire Martin OBE including collaborations on the album ‘Time and Place’ released on Linn records.
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