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Tickets for Phantom at Barbican

Roy Budd’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ will be performed live to picture on the 18th of March 2019 by the Docklands Sinfonia, conducted by Spencer Down. Tickets can now be booked on the Barbican’s homepage. Click here! Roy Budd had loved Phantom since he was a child. The self-taught […]

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The Phantom at the Barbican

‘The Phantom at the Opera’ will be performed on the 18th of March 2019 at the Barbican in London. The Docklands Sinfonia will be conducted by Spencer Down live to picture. It will be the second performance of Roy Budd’s much celebrated work in London. The concert is produced by […]

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The Phantom of the Opera – Press Coverage

Roy Budd’s score for the silent film classic The Phantom of the Opera received its world premiere on the 8th of October at the London Coliseum. The concert was preceded by various newspaper articles and reports on TV and radio. Click here for a summary.

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Euan Lloyd in conversation

We’re very excited to announce the release of some video conversations with renowned producer Euan Lloyd.  Euan was a long time collaborator with Roy across many films, and in these films discusses his working relationship with Roy on each film, revealing fascinating insight into how some of Roy’s most loved […]

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About

Child Prodigy A Piano Prodigy from the age of three, Jazz was Roy Budd’s first love. From that age, when he was already tapping ‘Knees Up Mother Brown’ with one finger, the piano effortlessly remained his favourite instrument. Meeting Winifred Atwell at 6 Years Old Self taught, Roy had already […]

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Charity Organiser

From the age of six, he gave his time and talent to an innumerable number of charitable causes. This became a great part of his life and continued up until his last symphonic concert organised for Unicef at the Barbican in London in 1993. An illustration of his charitable works […]

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Composer, Producer, Arranger, Conductor

Aged seven, Roy was starting to compose for himself, and arrange to his taste, some of the famous hits of the time. ‘JMC’, a music journalist, came to his home and wrote “he composed a tune at seven years of age which contains more melody than most popular songs. He […]

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Pianist, Child Prodigy

As mentioned, since becoming a Piano Prodigy from an early age, Jazz was Roy Budd’s first love and the piano his favourite instrument. Self taught, Roy had already won several contests. In 1952 he met one of his favourite pianists, Winifred Atwell who was staggered as she listened to him […]

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