Les Misérables

Olivier Awards 2016

Cast & Creatives

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Stephen Brooker

Musical Supervision and New Orchestrations

Stephen was recently musical director and conductor for Universal Pictures’ film of Les Misérables starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. He is currently musical supervisor for Les Misérables(London, Tokyo, New York and Toronto) and the Chichester Festival Theatre / Cameron Mackintosh production of Barnum. He was musical director of The Woman in White, My Fair Lady, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Lautrec, Cats, The Secret Garden and South Pacific. He supervised Mary Poppins (Australia, London and UK Tour), The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Performance (DVD), Betty Blue Eyes, Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert (O2 Arena),OLIVER! (London and UK Tour) My Fair Lady (USA and London), Les Misérables (New York revival 2006), Cats, Hair, Miss Saigon, Carmen Jones, The Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Fame, Saturday Night Fever, Peter Pan and Chess. He was musical consultant for the Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Tour and conducted the Classical Brit Awards (2011). Stephen was composer and conductor for the original production of Burn the Floor and has written and produced music for many corporate clients including Coca-Cola, Walt Disney, Ford Motors, Toyota Cars, Volvo Cars, Sony Eriksson, BMW, British Airways and Canon. Orchestral conducting includes: the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony, Haifa Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony, Hamburg Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, London Mozart Players, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, London and Manchester Concert Orchestras and the Ukraine Opera and Symphony Orchestra. He conducted the Royal Choral Society in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen. Recordings include: Disney Film Classics and Crazy for Gershwin (BBC Concert Orchestra), studio recording of Hair, cast recordings of The Secret Garden, The Woman in Whiteand South Pacific. He was orchestrator and conductor for Walt Disney’s award-winning Animator’s Palette and Cinderellabration (Disneyland Tokyo). He produced the ‘live’ recording of Oliver!starring Rowan Atkinson, the new recording of Les Misérables (2010) and the Dutch and Australian recordings of Mary Poppins. Stephen recently conducted Les Miserables at the Oscars – The 85th Academy Awards (2013).