Joby Talbot


Composer, The Winter's Tale

Born in London in 1971, Joby Talbot has a versatile yet distinct musical aesthetic that is equally at home in the concert hall, onstage or screen. Highlights include ballet scores for acclaimed choreographers Christopher Wheeldon (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 2011 and The Winter's Tale, 2014) and Wayne McGregor (Chroma, 2007 and Genus, 2007) with companies such as The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and Paris Opéra Ballet; interactive collaborations with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Orchestra (Worlds, Stars Systems and Infinity, 2012); works for renowned vocal groups (Path of Miracles, 2005 and The Wishing Tree, 2002); concerti commissioned by international soloists (Desolation Wilderness for Alison Balsom, 2006); guitar concerto for Miloš Karadaglić, 2018); major feature film scores (Sing, 2016) and a debut opera with one of America's premier companies, The Dallas Opera (Everest, 2015). Forthcoming projects include a silent film score for the LA Opera, 2018 and a second opera for The Dallas Opera, 2020.