My name is Harry Blake. I'm a composer based in East London, specializing in opera, theatre and media projects.
I am an artistic director of LIVEARTSHOW
I put the BLAKE into the award-winning HOUSE OF BLAKEWELL
I also write musicals.
'sublime...Harry Blake's ambient techno score explodes around us' Time Out
'Composer Harry Blake riffs cleverly on the original' The Guardian
'Harry Blake's exquisite electro soundtrack' The Scotsman
'like a musical David Mitchell' Islington Gazette
Harry studied at Christ’s College, Cambridge, the Royal Academy of Music and Hochschule fur Musik und darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart. He is winner of the Craig Barbour Award for Composition (Soho Theatre).
Composition credits include: The Love Girl and the Innocent (Southwark Playhouse), Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off (King's Head), A Midsummer Nights Dream, Othello and Cyrano de Bergerac (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre) Mobile Phone Show (Lyric Hammersmith), The Wind in the Willows (The Lord Chamberlain’s Men), Twelfth Night and Masters, are you mad? (Grosvenor Park), Perle (Tobacco Factory and Soho Theatre), MANGA SISTER (liveartshow@The Yard), live electronic score for Don Giovanni (Soho Theatre), Anna Karenina (Arcola), Monkey and Bear (InTransit Festival), The Nightingale (Young Vic),Vinegar Tom (Cobden Club), A Karaoke Wedding (Union Theatre). Assistant conductor Tobias and the Angel (Young Vic), assistant to the music supervisor Marguerite (Theatre Royal Haymarket), musical director Hogwash (Chelsea Theatre).