Composer, arranger, producer and performer, Anne Dudley is a multi-talented and critically-acclaimed musician.
She has composed and produced soundtracks for dozens of award-winning films and tv shows, and was a founding member of the Art Of Noise. She has contributed string arrangements to many classic albums including "The Lexicon of Love".
Over the course of a long and varied career, she has won an Oscar, a Grammy, a Brit and been nominated for an Ivor Novello several times. She was musical director for Bill Bailey's "Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra" which toured in 2009. She was the composer of an opera, "The Doctor's Tale" with writer Terry Jones, for the Royal Opera House "Opera Shots" season which had six performances in April 2011.
Anne and Terry Jones worked together again with the Royal Opera House to produce a staged “floating opera” on London’s canals. The short opera "The Owl and the Pussycat" was part of the Cultural Olympiad.
Anne was music producer on the Academy award winning film of "Les Miserables" starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway.
Anne scored the splendid adaptation of "Poldark" for BBC television in 2015. A soundtrack album released on the Sony Classical label entered the classical charts at number 2. The score was nominated for a BAFTA.
Recent projects include David Walliams' "Billionaire Boy" for BBC1, Paul Verhoeven's "Elle" French feature film (in competition at the Cannes 2016 Film Festival) and British film "Away" starring Timothy Spall. She has recently finished the second series of "Poldark" and is working on a solo piano album. An arrangement of Latin American songs for Juan Diego Florez was performed at the Last Night of the Proms 2016. Anne is currently writing a concert piece for the violinist Joshua Bell entitled "The Man with the Violin" featuring narration and animation. The premiere will be in Washington in Febriuary 2017.
Her arrangements and two songs appear on ABC's "Lexicon of love part 2" released to great critical acclaim. Following an appearance at the BBC Proms in the Park a tour took place in the autumn of 2016 in which Anne conducted the orchestra. The final show is on April 6th 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall.
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