Chester Music is delighted to announce it has signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Alastair King. Alastair's entry to the BBC Masterprize competition in 2001 was the only European entry to reach the final. Of his work ‘Hit the Ground (Running, Running, Running)’ the critics said:
‘this music sounds like a celebration …alive and brimming with vitality’ - The Sunday Times
‘a brilliant performance …. a pretty exhilarating concert overture’ - Andrew McGregor, BBC Radio 3
Alastair is Composer-in-Association with the Bath Philharmonia and Composer-in-Residence with the Amadeus Orchestra. As well as extensive concert catalogue, Alastair is a prolific composer for film and television with credits on films such as the BAFTA nominated Shrek, Chicken Run and ABC's Princess of Thieves.