Hugh Brunt

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Hugh Brunt (born 1986) is a British conductor who holds the positions of co-Artistic Director and co-Principal Conductor of the London Contemporary Orchestra.[1][2]


Brunt attended New College, Oxford where he was a choral scholar.[3] He co-founded the London Contemporary Orchestra in 2008, along with conductor and violist Robert Ames.[4] Brunt conducted Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2012 film The Master,[5] Jed Kurzel’s soundtrack to Justin Kurzel’s 2015 film Macbeth,[6] and the string and choir arrangements on Radiohead's 2016 album A Moon Shaped Pool.[7] He has also collaborated as an arranger and/or conductor with artists including Foals,[8] Imogen Heap,[9] Actress,[10] and Beck.[11]