London Metropolitan Orchestra
LMO is London’s finest multimedia orchestra and has been engaged by all the major Hollywood studios and worldwide record companies since its formation in 1994. The orchestra employs London’s best musicians renowned for their virtuosity, combining to give universally acclaimed performances.
LMO has worked with many of film music’s best known composers such as Michael Kamen, Howard Shore, Danny Elfman, Elliot Goldenthal, David Newman, Harald Kloser, Christopher Young, Mark Isham and Barrington Pheloung.
LMO film credits include: The Snowman and The Snow Dog, The Eagle, Blitz, Horrid Henry, The Chaperone, Season of The Witch, London Boulevard, Knucklehead, Kick-Ass, 22 Bullets, Centurion, The Extra Man, Sex Drugs & Rock'n'Roll, Planet 51, The Boat That Rocked, The Young Victoria, Stardust, 10,000 BC, Rescue Dawn, Gangs Of New York, Closer, Johnny English, Hannibal Rising, Chromophobia, Derailed, Sabrina, Hard Rain, Mr Holland's Opus, Laws of Attraction, Shopgirl, Rules of Engagement, Wimbeldon, Hilary & Jackie, Sky Captain and the World Of Tomorrow, Sleepy Hollow, Don Juan De Marco, Event Horizon, 16 Blocks, Showgirls, Sponge Bob Square Pants, The Rugrats Movie and many more!
TV credits include: Lewis, Cranford, Crusoe, Red Riding, Band of Brothers, Inspector Morse.
Visit the LMO website: lmo.co.uk
“Wonderful playing and first class management"- Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Music
“….LMO performs this extremely difficult score with incredible stamina…. Truly masculine, muscular heroics…”– Music From The Movies of “Reign Of Fire"
“An orchestra of highly accomplished musicians”– Vangelis
“The LMO is the finest orchestra of its kind, a combination of youthful exuberance, vitality and virtuosity”
– Barrington Pheloung (Composer and Conductor)
The LMO has also gained worldwide recognition for collaborating in recordings and international live performances with many well-known artists including:
Badly Drawn Boy
Echo & The Bunnymen
Jon Bon Jovi
Page and Plant
The Arctic Monkeys
The Last Shadow Puppets
Season of The Witch
(starring Nicolas Cage, Clare Foy and Ron Perlman / Dir: Dominic Sena)
(starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill / Dir: Paul Anderson)
Gangs Of New York
(starring Daniel Day Lewis, Leonardo DiCarprio / Dir: Martin Scorsese)
About A Boy
(starring Hugh Grant, Rachel Weisz / Dir: Chris Weitz)
(Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Natalie Portman, Jude Law / Dirr: Mike Nicholls)