Rosabella Gregory

Name

Rosabella Gregory

Biography

Rosabella is an award winning singer-songwriter, composer and arranger. She has released three albums and performed her work throughout the UK and internationally, as a solo artist at venues such as The Royal Festival Hall, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Joe’s Pub (NYC) and 606 as well as in support of Jools Holland on his Country House tour.

Other Career highlights include a live Radio 2 session with ‘Whispering’ Bob Harris and winning the International Prize in the New York Songwriters Circle Song Contest, which gained her the support of Grammy winning producer Russ Titelman who compared her to “a young Joni Mitchell”.

Her musicianship has also led to wide ranging collaborations with such luminaries as Bob James, Anoushka Shankar and Soumik Datta and she is a sought-after arranger, working with a diverse array of artists including Faroese singer-songwriter and filmmaker Heiðrik á Heygum, Icelandic Indie Folk outfit Árstíðir, percussionist/composer Bernhard Schimpelsberger and UK pop sensation, Busted.

Rosabella was 1 of 10 composers nominated to create an original song for The Canales Project #HearHerSong initiative (2019). Other works include Where No Bell Tolls an aria commissioned by the National Opera Studio (Hoxton Hall/Grimeborn, 2018), City Stories (numerous venues including a London residency at St James Theatre (now TOP) and 59E59 Theatre New York. TV composition credits include ‘Big Font Large Spacing,” “Dove” and Channel 4’s “The Last Leg.” More recently she collaborated with Opera Up Close, composing Sammy and the Beanstalk, their new online opera for children.

As well as working in Theatre, TV and Opera Rosabella finds the time to lecture in composition at The London College of Music. Collaborating with her twin Dina has given Rosabella some of her most rewarding writing experiences, from in their early years writing a rock opera for the ENO Lillian Bayliss programme to winning the Vivian Ellis prize together at the age of 21, right up to the present day and their collaboration on a wonderful new adaptation of The Wind in the Willows starring Jennifer Saunders and Harriet Walter for Audible.

Website

http://www.rosabellagregory.com

Writer Type

Composer