ORCHESTRATOR / ARRANGER / COMPOSER
Ben Frost is one half of Frost & Hough whose credits include BILLY THE KID (NYMT), A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Wellingborough) and THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE (in development with James Seabright Productions). He has written scores for original musicals and several short films, and his orchestrations and arrangements are regularly performed.
Composition and orchestration credits include: BILLY THE KID (NYMT – Leicester Curve & Original Cast Recording); THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE (Ambassador’s Theatre); A CHRISTMAS CAROL (The Castle, Wellingborough); LET’S CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS and A PERFECT CHILD (Wales Millennium Centre); FANTASIA ON NURSERY RHYMES (Lowestoft); THE VALLEY OF UNREST (Student Film).
Orchestration credits include: THE SOUND OF MUSIC (International Tour – orchestral reductions); STARLIGHT EXPRESS (Bochum, Germany & UK Tour); NOW AND FOREVER – THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER (Marriot Theatre, Chicago); JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Arena Tour, RUG – additional orchestration); THE WIZARD OF OZ (London Palladium – additional arrangements & orchestrations); NEW SOUTH BANK SHOW THEME (Sky Arts – additional orchestration & arrangement); DIARY OF A CHAV (Workshop – orchestration & arrangement); BIG BRUVVA THE MUSICAL (Edinburgh Festival Theatre & Upstairs at the Gatehouse - orchestration & arrangement); SPEED DATING THE MUSICAL (Jermyn Street Theatre – transcription & arrangement).
Other credits include:TELL ME ON A SUNDAY (St James Theatre – music preparation & supervision); THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 25THANNIVERSARY (Royal Albert Hall & DVD – music preparation); LOVE NEVER DIES (West End, DVD & Concept Album Recording at Abbey Road – music assistant, transcription & additional orchestration); THEME FROM STEPHEN WARD (single for Milos Karadaglic – arrangement); SING - DIAMOND JUBLIEE SINGLE (Gary Barlow & Andrew Lloyd Webber – music preparation and transcription).
Ben has also created a definitiveset of scores to the entire ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER CATALOGUE, where his work included transcription, orchestration and arrangements.