LMO are the featured orchestra for Virgin Media’s new campaign with Usain Bolt

1 smallLMO were honoured to be chosen by Virgin Media as the featured orchestra for the new Switch to Super: Orchestra TV Ad.

To demonstrate Virgin Media’s new fast broadband, the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt exhorts the orchestra to play faster and faster as he increases speed on a treadmill next to them..

LMO, led by David Juritz comprised 27 strings, double woodwind, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, tenor trombone, bass trombone, tuba, 2 percussion and timps. Filming took place over 2 days at 3 Mills studios, London.

The Ad was created by Adam Noble at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, London and directed by Jake Szymanski through Caviar.

LMO record Christmas Ident music with Alex Baranowski

LMO record Christmas Ident music with Alex BaranowskiLMO recently recorded title music for all BBC1’s Christmas 2018 programmes with composer Alex Baranowski.

Alex scored for an unusual but very effective lineup which comprised 2 groups of nine strings (4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cello and double bass) with solo violin played by Janice Graham and solo cello played by Peter Gregson.

Andy Brown conducted LMO and the session took place at Air Lyndhurst Hall.LMO record Christmas Ident music with Alex Baranowski

The broadcasts will run for the whole of December 2018.

 

Three Girls wins five awards

1 smallThree Girls – a  three-part drama based on the true stories of victims of grooming and sexual abuse in Rochdalerecently won five awards at the Royal Television Society Awards Ceremony 2018.

LMO recorded Natalie Holt‘s music for Three Girls in December 2016 at Abbey Road Studio 2.

Endeavour Series 5

1 smallLMO recently recorded Matthew Slater and Barrington Pheloung’s music for a new fifth series of the hugely popular ITV Drama series Endeavour, starring Shaun Evans.

Endeavour series 5 is produced by Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece for ITV and started broadcasting in February 2018.

Read a blog post about Endeavour Series 5

Watch a video on film 1: Muse

Watch a video on film 2: Cartouche

Watch a video on film 3: Passenger

Watch a video on film 4: Colours

Unforgotten series 2

MichaelLMO smallLMO recently wrapped up recordings for Unforgotten series 2 with composer Michael Price.

Unforgotten was created and written by Chris Lang, and stars Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar.

Michael Price scored for a 12 piece string section which was led by Janice Graham and conducted by the composer. The session took place
at Abbey Road Studios.

2 copyUnforgotten broadcasted recently on ITV to critical acclaim and will also be distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide.

Read a blog post about Unforgotten series 2

Endeavour Series 4 – Game

e smallLMO recently recorded Matthew Slater’s score for the first film in the fourth series of the hugely popular ITV Drama series Endeavour, starring Shaun Evans and Roger Allam.

Endeavour series 4, produced by Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece for ITV, started broadcasting in January 2017.

Read a blog post about Endeavour Series 4 – Game

My Mother and Other Strangers

My Mother 1 smallLMO recently recorded Natalie Holt’s score for my Mother and Other Strangers – a new 5 part series for BBCTV.

Jessica Dannheiser assisted Natalie with score preparation and orchestration and the sessions was engineered by Paul Golding at Abbey Road Studio 2.

Read a blog post about My Mother and Other Strangers

My Mother and other Strangers from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

LMO records Lewis Series 9 – What Lies Tangled

Lewis Series 9 smallLMO recently recorded What Lies Tangled which is directed by David Drury and written by Nick Hicks-Beach. This is the third film in Lewis series 9. Lewis series 9 has recently started broadcasting on ITV.

Lewis Series 9 – What Lies Tangled from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

LMO records Lewis Series 9 – Magnum Opus

Lewis 9 smallLMO recently recorded Barrington Pheloung‘s score for Magnum Opus, the second film in Lewis series 9. This episode is directed by Matthew Evans and written by Chris Murray.

Lewis series 9 has recently started broadcasting on ITV.

Lewis Series 9 – Magnum Opus from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

ITV broadcasts Lewis series 8

L smallA series of three films was recently broadcast by ITV in the latest Lewis (series 8).

LMO recorded all 3 films at Abbey Road Studios with composer and conductor Barrington Pheloung.

Matt Slater assisted Barrington with score preparation and the session was engineered by Paul Golding.

Lewis series 8 broadcast recently on ITV.

First film - Entry Wounds

Second film – The Lions of Nemea

Third film – Beyond Good and Evil

Lewis Series 8 from Andy Brown on Vimeo.