Laura Rossi has written extensively for film and television, including scores for Paul Andrew Williams’ critically acclaimed features, London to Brighton, The Cottage and Song for Marion, starring Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp. Laura has scored many silent films including the British Film Institute’s Silent Shakespeare and the famous IWM 1916 film The Battle of the Somme. She also scored The Firm directed by Nick Love, The Man Inside directed by Dan Turner and co-wrote music for the BBC Drama Prisoners Wives (series 2).
Laura’s music has been recorded and performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra, the London Musici Orchestra and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Her works have been performed at the Barbican, the Royal Festival Hall and the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. Laura is also lecturer for film music at the London Film Academy.
Her latest commission Voices of Remembrance, an orchestral/choral work written to mark the centenary of the First World War, features war poems read by Vanessa Redgrave and Ralph Fiennes. The CD will be released in 2014 with a tour of the piece to follow.
“a new music score by Laura Rossi, brilliantly effective”
“You cannot deny the power of this score; Laura Rossi very adeptly creates an emotional picture through impressive orchestral writing which is at once colourful, honourable, celebratory and moving.”
Michael Beek, Music from the Movies