Laura has written extensively for film and television, including scores for Paul Andrew Williams critically acclaimed features; London to Brighton (Bafta nominated), The Cottage (Starring Andy Serkis and Reece Shearsmith), Song For Marion (starring Vanessa Redgrave, Terence Stamp and Gemma Arterton) and BBC The Eichmann Show starring Martin Freeman and Anthony La Paglia .
She has also scored The Firm directed by Nick Love, Broken Lines by Sallie Aprahamian (starring Paul Bettany and Olivia Williams), The Man Inside directed by Dan Turner (starring Peter Mullan) as well as music to the 4 part BBC Drama series Prisoners Wives (series 2) directed by Harry Bradbeer.
Laura has also written music for many silent films including the British Film Institute’s Silent Shakespeare and the famous IWM 1916 films The Battle of the Somme and The Battle of the Ancre. Her latest work Voices of Remembrance is a choral/ orchestral work featuring war poems read by Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave. The music was commissioned by Boosey and Hawkes to mark the Centenary of the First World War.
Laura’s music has been recorded and performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra, the London Musici Orchestra, London Contemporary 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.
“A terrific young composer” Simon Bates, Classic FM
“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
“Her orchestrations are on par with those of the great Hollywood composers. This is a truly breathtaking score, incredibly well written and performed.” Oscar Flores, Filmmusicsite.com.
“And these troops in the mud grinned or stared at us to a new music score by Laura Rossi, brilliantly effective.” Geoff Brown, The Times. *****
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