Terry DaviesComposer, Associate Artist
Terry is an associate artist of New Adventures and has composed the music for The Car Man, Play Without Words, Edward Scissorhands, Dorian Gray and Lord of the Flies. Along with Matthew, he won an Olivier Award for Play Without Words.
Terry has composed many scores for the National Theatre, RSC, West End and other theatres. His new ballet Mrs. Robinson was filmed by San Francisco Ballet earlier this year. He is currently composing the music for the animated feature film “The Land of Sometimes” and the TV documentary series “Children of Dance”.
As well as his compositions, he has conducted the music for about 70 feature films and a similar number of TV programmes. The films include Paulo Sorrentino’s Youth, Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner (Best Original Score nomination for Gary Yershon, Academy Awards), The King’s Speech (Best Motion Picture, Academy Awards), The Illusionist (Best Animated Feature Film nomination, Academy Awards), Brideshead Revisited, Kinky Boots, and Shakespeare in Love (Best Motion Picture, Best Music for Stephen Warbeck, Academy Awards).
He conducted Renée Fleming in Verdi and Bellini for A Midsummer Night's Dream and Mira Nair’s film of Vanity Fair featured Terry's dance music. He was Music Director for Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep nominated Best Actress, Academy Awards 2017) and coached Michelle Williams for My Week With Marilyn (nominated Best Actress, Academy Awards 2012) and Michael Caine for his conducting role in Youth.