David Allen - Music Composer

A Deep Breath
A Deep Breath

LFS Productions

Railway Redemption
Railway Redemption

Third Channel Productions


Primavera Productions

A Dream Play

BlindSpot Productions

Murder in the Cathedral

Primavera Productions

David Allen is a UK-based music composer for film, theatre, television and classical music. He has collaborated with the BBC Singers, Oxford Philomusica, the Royal College of Music and the Arcadian Singers and award-winning filmmakers. In addition to film music, David is frequently in demand as a conductor, pianist and organist throughout the UK. He is also regularly called upon as a choral composer, and some of his published works are available for sale from the online shop. If you wish to enquire about David’s music or to find out more about working with him as a composer or musician, please feel free to contact him directly.

Recent News

In Flanders Fields
The sheet music for David’s setting of Lt Col John McCrae’s famous First World War poem In Flanders Fields is now available to buy.
Une Profonde Inspiration
The short documentary Une Profonde Inspiration that David scored earlier this year won the Prix Spécial du Jury at the Festival Mondial de l’Image Sous-Marine in Marseille last week.
Keble College Chapel
The world premiere of David’s latest composition, a choral setting of John McCrae’s famous poem In Flanders Fields, will be performed next week as part of a concert commemorating the First World War.

From the Blog

John Williams
Sometimes the ideas that come to you while you’re sitting in a recording session waiting for the engineers to fix a broken patch bay are less musical and more apocryphal (in the Biblical sense).

From the Shop

In Flanders Fields

This introspective piece, written for the centennial of the First World War, is based around a melodies that evolve and return in a constant ebb and flow, before gently fading into the distance at its conclusion.

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