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Behind The Music

Get to know the man behind the music with these insights into George Fenton’s inspirations and career highlights.

George Fenton talks about The Trials of Life

3rd October 2019

To tie in with the digital release of ‘The Trials of Life’ George recorded this exclusive piece talking about writing music for a series of natural history programmes for the first time.

George Fenton is playing The Earth Trilogy in concert May 2020, Gothenburg

26th September 2019

In May 2020, George Fenton will be performing the original Earth trilogy in Gothenburg, Sweden. This may be the last time to see Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Frozen Planet performed live.

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George Fenton talks with Phil Agland

16th September 2019

To celebrate the digital release of the Music from Television Series ‘Shanghai Vice’ George Fenton talks with Phil Agland, the Producer and Director.

George Fenton talks about Shanghai Vice

4th September 2019

To tie in with the digital release of ‘Shanghai Vice’ George recorded this exclusive piece talking about the Shanghai Vice television series and it’s music.

How to write a tv theme tune – BBC Newsnight

2nd September 2019

How do you write music for a story that changes every day? George has composed for numerous BBC news programmes and ahead of Newsnight’s 40th birthday he let us into his studio to explain how you write the ultimate television theme tune. Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with…

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George Fenton is playing The Blue Planet in concert 2020 in Bergen

12th August 2019

George will be performing The Blue Planet in concert Grieghallen Bergen, Norway 13th and 14th February 2020 with the Bergen Philarmonic Orchestra. Tickets available https://harmonien.no/konserter-og-billetter/2020/02/the-blue-planet-in-concert/

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Edith Bowman Soundtracking

26th March 2019

George is the latest guest on Edith Bowman’s Soundtracking podcast.

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Global Composers Network

15th March 2019

In this Global Composer Network interview, co-founder Ashton Gleckman speaks with George about recent film score ‘Cold Pursuit’.

Monday Morning Critic Podcast

21st March 2019

George features on the 120th episode of the Monday Morning Critic Podcast and talks to Derek Thomas about his life, influences and recent film score ‘Cold Pursuit’.

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Working with Keith Grant

2018

George provides an account about how working with Keith Grant taught him the importance of mixing older instruments with new technology.

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Life In A Score

2013

Watch George talk about his life in music in this behind-the-scenes documentary footage.

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