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"The remarkably versatile Frank Moon, whose magic touch keeps the evening buoyant." The Stage

“ Frank Moon's mastery was evident" CulturizArte, Santiago de Chile

“ Frank Moon’s new score gets top billing for a reason – the music perfectly transports you to each world in the piece" Buzzmag

"Frank Moon's Vaughan Williams-esque strings, and the folk songs performed live by the cast, are plaintively lovely" The Times

"It looks and sounds a treat... Moon’s flavourful, gently and varyingly rhythmical score."  

The Times

"The unfailingly inventive and listenable Frank Moon... what I really wanted was the CD"

Financial Times

"Enchanting score"

The Guardian

'Through Frank Moon’s wonderful compositions, the bewitching cultures of the Middle East are diffused throughout this innocuous arts centre in Croydon, inextricably blending the two worlds.'  - Journey of a Refugee, Theatre Rites, Feb 2024 - Mary Pollard, Everything Theatre

"Music from the ever-impressive Frank Moon."

British Theatre Guide

"Frank Moon is worth the price of the ticket"

The Guardian

"A haunting soundtrack"

The Observer

"A one-man orchestra conjuring up a remarkable range of musical textures"


"Key to making the whole thing work is the live soundtrack by multi-instrumentalist Frank Moon, tilting between mischief and melancholy, from bewitching oud melodies to the wobbly sci-fi sounds of the theremin"

London Evening Standard

"Frank Moon’s characteristically quirky soundtrack is a joy."

The Guardian

"A masterstroke was to involve Frank Moon in pulling together the sound collage"

Dance Tabs

"A titillating original score by Frank Moon”

Broadway World  

Frank Moon

Frank's video reels can be viewed here

​Frank Moon is a multi-instrumentalist and composer of many scores for dance, theatre, ballet and film and regularly collaborates with choreographers on the creation of new commissions for dance, including Arthur Pita and Morgann Runacre-Temple. His music has been created on such notable dancers as Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev, Sergei Polunin, Jonathan Goddard, Edward Watson and Wendy Whelan.


His long standing collaboration with dance-theatre choreographer Arthur Pita has produced many scores for the stage, including two orchestral ballets - The Wind (Royal Ballet) and Salome (San Francisco Ballet); live scores for The Metamorphosis (Royal Opera House, winner of an Olivier Award, a Sky Arts South Bank Award and a Critic's Circle National Dance Award), The Tenant (Joyce Theater New York), The Mother (Southbank Centre, Russian tours; co-composed with Dave Price), The Little Match Girl (Jerwood DanceEast / Sadler's Wells), Ten Sorry Tales (Sadler's Wells/DanceEast,  The World's Greatest Show (Royal Opera House), Facada (Segerstrom Centre, CA; Stanislavsky Theatre, Moscow; London Coliseum); and recorded scores including Summer, Winter and the Rite of Spring (Ballet Moscow);  A Streetcar Named Desire (Dekkadancers, Prague) and Run Mary Run (Sadler's Wells / world tour).


His work with choreographer and director Morgann Runacre-Temple includes Kingdom of Back (Northern Ballet) and several short film scores in partnership with English National Ballet: Curing Albrecht (awarded ‘Best Soundtrack” at Pentedattilo Film Festival, Italy, 2018), An Evening with Taglioni, (awarded 'Best Score' at Changing Faces International film Festival), The Last Resort; and contributions on Scottish Ballet’s film The Secret Theatre.


He worked with Morgann on the creation of Wolf for Graz Oper Ballett in Austria, which premiered in December 2021 and will join the repertoire of Canada's Alberta Ballet in May, 2024.


Other commissions for theatre and dance include Callas, La Divina (Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Ballet de Santiago); Dream (Ballet Cymru); Zoe's Peculiar Journey Through TIme (Burgtheater Vienna, South Bank Centre, London); The Little Prince (Protein). He has also worked with Whelan/Watson: Other Stories (arranger/MD/additional music composer - Royal Opera House / City Center New York; choreographers  Javier de Frutos, Annie B Parsons, Arlene Phillips, Daniele Desnoyers, Arthur Pita), The Welcoming Party/Journey of a Refugee (Theatre Rites / Manchester International Festival), I am 8 (Sweetshop Revolution),  Philip Pullman's I Was A Rat (Birmingham Rep), The BFG (Birmingham Rep), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe), HAG (The Wrong Crowd; Edinburgh Festival / tour), and Barney Norris' award winning play Visitors (Up In Arms, UK tour). 

In 2014 Frank was nominated for a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Composers Award and in 2021, he was nominated for the 'Outstanding Creative Contribution Award at the 21st National Dance Awards.

Often performing in his own creations and independently, Frank has toured widely in the USA, Canada and Europe and has performed at venues such as the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Opera House, City Centre New York, Joyce Theater (New York), Segerstrom Centre (California), International House of Music (Moscow), Womad Festival, Glastonbury Festival, and many other leading festivals across Europe.

Productions in 2024 include writing music for A Hungry Artist for Oxford University's Kafka 2024 Project choreographed by Arthur Pita and starring Edward Watson and Meow Meow;  Becoming Tosca for Prologue Opera; and the world premiere of Arthur Pita's The Great Gatsby for the Royal Danish Ballet in 2025.


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