Theo Jamieson

Additional Arrangements and 'Happy Talk' Orchestration

Theo Jamieson is a Composer, Lyricist, Musical Director and Pianist.

Musical Direction/Supervision for theatre includes Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Apollo Theatre/UK tour), The Wild Party (The Other Palace), Funny Girl (Savoy Theatre), High Society (Old Vic), Here Lies Love and Treasure Island (National Theatre), Putting It Together (St James).

He has created orchestrations/arrangements for Maria Friedman, Adam Guettel and Willemijn Verkaik in concert, and a new orchestration for Michael-John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party. He was the piano soloist in the Opera North orchestra for The Light in the Piazza at the Southbank Centre.

As a composer he has created U.Me: The Musical for BBC World Service and has developed musicals at the National Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East. His classical compositions have been performed by the St Paul’s Sinfonia and members of the English National Ballet Orchestra.

Awards include the John Halford prize for piano composition, the 2019 Stiles and Drewe prize for Best New Song.

In 2020 Theo was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.