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'Honour' score for ITV dramatisation of the murder of 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod

‘Honour’ score for ITV dramatisation of the murder of 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod

Matthew has written the score for a new two part drama for ITV starring Keeley Hawes that looks at the tragic ‘honour’ killing of 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod. Available to watch on the ITV hub: https://www.itv.com/hub/honour/2a7534
'Schwanengesang' Schubert’s final song cycle… re-imagined

‘Schwanengesang’ Schubert’s final song cycle… re-imagined

Matthew has contributed to a new project ‘Schwanengesang’, a re-imagining of Schubert’s final song cycle for Pin Drop / United We Stream. The project is raising funds for the disaster in Beirut. More: https://www.berlin-buehnen.de/en/schedule/schwanengesang/events/228116/ MATTHEW HERBERT // KIM-LILLIAN STREBEL AND SETH TROXLER // SAM BOWER TAREK YAMANI // ARTISTS FROM NICO AND THE NAVIGATORS // BORN...
'In Black & White' a piece for orchestra and printer

‘In Black & White’ a piece for orchestra and printer

New composition ‘In Black and White’ for orchestra and printer. Premiered in Frankfurt performed by HR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Baldur Bronnimann
Homemade - 'Algoritmo' for Netflix anthology series

Homemade – ‘Algoritmo’ for Netflix anthology series

Matthew has written the music for director Sebastián Lelio’s short film Algoritmo for Netflix anthology series Homemade: following stories during the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of short films created by 18 directors including Kristen Stewart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Paolo Sorrentino, Rachel Morrison and Gurinder Chadha
Noughts + Crosses - Composition for BBC

Noughts + Crosses – Composition for BBC

Matthew has created the score for the BBC’s new adaption of Malorie Blackman’s 2001 novel, ‘Noughts + Crosses’. The story is set in an alternate world in which issues of race have been flipped, meaning that white people are oppressed by the black ruling class. Starring Jack Rowan, Masali Baduza, Paterson Joseph and Stormzy, the...
Music for 'Shoe Lady' - Royal Court Theatre

Music for ‘Shoe Lady’ – Royal Court Theatre

The curtains are falling, her foot is bleeding, and she’s starting to feel a little overwhelmed. But all will be well in the world once she finds that missing shoe. Matthew in once again back working with London’s Royal Court Theatre. This time he has composed the music for E.V. Crowe’s new production, ‘Shoe Lady’....
Issey Miyake - 'Making Speaking, Speaking Making'.

Issey Miyake – ‘Making Speaking, Speaking Making’.

Matthew has composed the soundtrack to Japanese fashion house Issey Miyake’s Autumn/Winter 2020 collection presentation, ‘Making Speaking, Speaking Making’. The show, directed by Daniel Ezralow, took place on March first at the Lycée Carnot as part of Paris Fashion week. The presentation was, “an expression of the words and feelings derived naturally from the process...
Beethoven NEIN!  - Barbican Weekender

Beethoven NEIN! – Barbican Weekender

In free performances across the Barbican’s Beethoven Weekender, Matthew Herbert turns Beethoven on his head via electronic installation and flashmob in a 21st-century response to one of his symphonies. Free and unticketed. 1st & 2nd Feb 2020. Find out more
'Speaker' a new installation piece for Eufonia Festival

‘Speaker’ a new installation piece for Eufonia Festival

Matthew has created a new work entitled ‘Speaker’. The installation piece is being premiered at Eufonia Festival in Berlin: Speaker An Adam’s T5V monitor wants to talk to you about itself. A new installation by matthew herbert  
Music for documentary film The Cave

Music for documentary film The Cave

Matthew has written the music for a new documentary film The Cave from Oscar nominated director Feras Fayyad (Last Men in Aleppo): For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as the Cave, where pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballour and her colleagues Samaher and Dr. Alaa have claimed their...
Music for new Sky original TV show Temple

Music for new Sky original TV show Temple

Matthew has composed the music for a new Sky original TV series Temple starring Mark Strong, Carice van Houten and Daniel Mays. Episode one airs on Sky One on Sept 13th with the entire series streamable on the same day.
World Of Sound - BBC Radio 4

World Of Sound – BBC Radio 4

The World Health Organisation has described noise pollution as an ‘underestimated threat’. At the same time we are entering an exciting era where sound is being used to unlock new frontiers, from art and music to data services and medicine. In Matthew Herbert’s World of Sound, the pioneering composer and director of the New Radiophonic...