Roy Budd’s The Phantom of the Opera was performed at the Barbican on the 18th of March 2019 and received rave reviews. Click here for a summary.
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.
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 […]
The German European film music magazine Cinema Musica recently did an 8 page profile on Roy Budd, exploring his life work and background up to the release of The Phantom of the Opera score. “The Phantom of the Opera is Roy Budd’s masterpiece, a brilliantly orchestrated, thematic ally rich score […]
The unreleased score by Roy Budd, now available on Amazon Mishka Productions has worked for over 20 years to get this last beautiful score from Roy Budd finally released, and are proud to present his creation to fans of both Roy’s work and of the classic silent film The Phantom […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]