Conductor and arranger John Wilson formed the John Wilson Orchestra in 1994. The orchestra has an international reputation as a unique handpicked ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians.
The orchestra specialises in recording contemporary film sound tracks and authentic concert performances of classic film musical scores. Outside of the concert hall the orchestra has contributed to sound track recordings for films including 'The Gathering Storm' and in 2007 was nominated for a Grammy Award for 'Best Soundtrack' for 'Beyond the Sea' starring Kevin Spacey as Bobby Darrin.
The orchestra has recorded critically acclaimed CDs for Vocalion including 'This Is The John Wilson Orchestra', 'Orchestral Jazz', 'Shall We Dance?', 'Soft Lights and Sweet Music', 'Moonlight Becomes You', 'Film and Television Music of Angela Morley' and 'Dance Date'. In addition the John Wilson Orchestra has collaborated on a CD recording for Sir Paul McCartney.