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

An Allegory of Love/Grip/Shy - © Alex Buts/Shutterstock

Earlier this summer David finished working on three new short films that were premiered in London this week.

St Mary Magdalen Choir

David has been commissioned to compose a new Missa Brevis for the choir of St Mary Magdalen in the city of Oxford, to receive its premiere on Sunday 15th November, 2015, at the 10.30am High Mass.

Reaping for Dummies
A film score composed by David Allen has been selected to be shown as part of a Composition for Screen Showcase hosted in the Britten Theatre at the Royal College of Music on Wednesday evening.

From the Blog

Women Underscored: Sexuality, Subversion and the Soundtrack in Late Twentieth-Century Films
A study into whether film music can be said to constrain the narrative development of supporting female characters, affirming their subservience towards a male protagonist.

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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