Jocelyn Pook


Jocelyn Pook has written music for stage, screen, opera house, contemporary dance and concert hall. Jocelyn has worked with some of the world’s leading directors, musicians, artists and arts institutions, including Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, the Royal Opera House, Wigmore Hall and Massive Attack. Jocelyn has received numerous awards and nominations including a Golden Globe, an Olivier and two British Composer Awards. Some of Jocelyn’s most recent works have turned to the subject of mental health, with the song-cycle composition ‘Hearing Voices’ performed as part of ‘Exstatica and H7steria’ at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2012. ‘Anxiety Fanfare and Variations for Voices’, premièred at the Anxiety Festival in June 2014 and featured in the New Music Biennial and Hull City of Culture 2017.

Photo Courtesy Hugo Glendinning