Composed the music performed at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. The International Olympic Committee was so impressed they asked him to return in the same capacity for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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The producers for The Young Americans
(1993) allotted him only enough money to produce the score electronically. He spent £2000 of his own money to secure a small orchestra for six hours, and was able to orchestrate the entire score for the film in that time.