Adrian Lee is a composer, creative arts facilitator and multi-instrumentalist. His output includes numerous scores for theatre, TV, radio, film, dance and music theatre. Commissions include music scores for the UK’s principal broadcasters and theatre companies.
Music composed for the Royal National Theatre includes Robert Lepage’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories. Adrian has undertaken various collaborations with Artistic Director, Gregory Doran including Macbeth ,The Canterbury Tales and most recently, Morte d’Arthur. He composed and produced music for Channel 4’s film adaption, Macbeth and has undertaken numerous nature documentary soundtracks for the BBC's Natural World, NatGeo and Animal Planet. He formed his own publishing company, Musicotopia, through which he has continued to provide media composition and production services, including music for the highly-successful River Monsters series.
His compositions for gamelan have been performed in a range of concert venues in the UK, Europe and South-East Asia, including the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and Dewan Filamonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur. Works specifically for gamelan ensemble include Alicesongs, The Knight with the Lion, The Island Princess and Hakikat Air and Wujud Antara, both commissioned by Malaysia’s leading contemporary gamelan ensemble, Rhythm in Bronze.