Jonathan Lloyd b. 1948

Jonathan Lloyd's musical style combines sophisticated compositional techniques with allusions to poetry and popular culture * Irony lurks beneath the frequently jazzy and humourous surface * Five symphonies composed in the 1980s for varied forces * Mass and Symphony No.2 on Largo recording and Symphony No.4 on NMC * New score for the Hitchcock film Blackmail has been toured internationally * Recent works have been commissioned for London Sinfonietta, BBC Symphony and London Philharmonic Orchestras * Noted Lloyd conductors include Knussen, Rattle, and Zagrosek

"Work of striking individuality, teeming with invention, audacious, yet movingly discreet..." — The Times